clients Hotjar

Remote Legal Team Lead (EMEA)



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Skill Set


Management and Finance

Job Details

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Please do not apply for this role if you are not physically located in Europe, Africa or the Middle East (UTC-1 to UTC+3). While this is a remote position, we can not consider candidates that are not based in these regions. You can find a detailed explanation in our Recruitment FAQs.

At Hotjar, we're creating Product Experience Insights software for digital product teams. We help show how users behave and what they feel strongly about, so product teams can deliver real value, fast.

Hotjar's Legal Team sits within Hotjar's Compliance Division and is responsible for the monitoring, guidance and business enablement of legal aspects within Hotjar globally. From Product to Sales, Marketing to People and Support, we are there to provide legal guidance and be involved in all current and future activities of the company.

Reporting into the Compliance Director, you will support our Sales Team and other Divisions of the Hotjar business regularly leveraging and collaborating with both external counsel and our parent company, Content Square. As the team lead, you'll lead a growing team of lawyers by scaling positions and processes for the team, guiding them through feedback, mentoring, and advocacy within the organization. You will also regularly provide commercially astute legal advice and guidance to our business divisions and leadership.

You will:
  • Lead and manage a team of in-house lawyers located across the EMEA region serving as the point of escalation for all legal issues
  • Collaborate with and build strong relationships with teams across Hotjar including Product, Sales, Business Ops, Marketing and People
  • Help ensure Hotjar's commercial relationships comply with applicable legal and financial partner requirements
  • Identify and evaluate business and legal risks, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals
  • Draft and manage Hotjar's agreements, written templates policies and processes
  • Deliver training and help educate internal business partners on all legal matters;
  • A European Law degree with ideally 8+ years Post Qualification Experience as a practicing solicitor/lawyer,
  • Experience leading a strong legal team with the skills to grow and develop the legal function and mentor team members
  • Strong understanding of data privacy matters and regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA
  • Able to effectively lead the team in prioritizing and advancing a large number of deals and projects simultaneously

Compensation Range:

The compensation range for a team member in this role is €95,000 to €125,000 annually where the offer typically falls in the range of €105,000 to €110,000. Our ranges are established after performing market research and the specific compensation amount of the offer will be determined based on relative experience, skills, and equity across the team. We encourage all candidates to read our Recruitment FAQs to further understand our approach to compensation and how we structure our contracts.

In addition to the monetary compensation, we provide all team members with an assortment of unique and popular perks valued at more than €10,000 a year, plus stock options and 40 days of annual leave. These have been chosen to reflect our values and ideals, be it encouraging constant learning with our Personal Development Budget, a great work/life balance with the Holiday Budget, or a happy, healthy team with our Wellbeing Budget.

Hotjar pledges to be a harassment-free and discrimination-free company, committed to equal opportunity. We believe people from different backgrounds, with different identities and experiences, make our product, and our company, better.