Legal Counsel

General Counsel · Munich, Bavaria
Department General Counsel
Employment Type Employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

Inspiration, trust, and passion are at the heart of Travelzoo. Every week our global team creates irresistible and rigorously reviewed offers that get our 30 million members off the couch to explore the world through travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. Our long-standing expertise, appreciation of other cultures and high standards are key to creating value for our members.


We are looking for a Legal Counsel / Unternehmensjurist (m/f/d) in Munich, Germany to join a global team of four, reporting to the Company’s General Counsel. The Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing front-line guidance and support to all areas of the company across the global business.  



Do you feel…


  • Motivated to draft, review, evaluate and manage the processing of contracts of all types including but not limited to the Company’s template agreements, partnership agreements, and third-party/vendor contracts (such as marketing, finance, human resources, and information technology)
  • Confident to assist the General Counsel and Contracts Managers in the negotiation of non-standard terms and significant contract disputes
  • Determined to assist HR with the management and legal review of employment agreements and employment policies globally and manage employment disputes, along with the General Counsel, to successful resolutions
  • Keen to serve as a single point of contact for all legal matters in Europe specifically and globally as necessary, including providing coverage for team members and the General Counsel
  • Dedicated to assist in the centralization of processes across the organization
  • Able to identify and consult on legal risks in connection with Travelzoo’s products and services, particularly in the area of data privacy, as well as EU and UK specific law
  • Capable of supporting the General Counsel on strategic deals and mergers and acquisitions, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Support the General Counsel in securities and public company work for a publicly traded company, as well as global corporate governance matters and potential restructurings of the business



You are ideally…


  • A professional with at least 3 years of relevant post qualified experience
  • Experienced working according to both UK and German law
  • Used to working in an in-house environment
  • Excellent at leadership while also undertaking executional work
  • Truly hands-on as you are expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times
  • Experienced in drafting agreements and able to adapt legal requirements in a pragmatic way
  • Strong in negotiation and problem-solving
  • A clear and concise communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively navigate issues externally and internally, including across departments
  • Willing to work across multiple time zones and travel (as needed)
  • A team player with strong attention to detail and flexibility
  • Able to successfully manage competing priorities and work independently and deliver quality work
  • Degree educated (1. & 2. Staatsexamen)
  • Fluent in English and ideally speak other European languages (esp. German or French/Spanish)



 What’s in it for you…


  • Broaden your horizon by working in a different country
  • Experience one of our travel deals first-hand – we call it the Travelzoo Experience
  • Be part of an international team
  • Work hard and celebrate in style at our team events
  • We recognize your achievements with our employee awards
  • Enjoy working like an entrepreneur? Our collaborative culture will provide you with this opportunity
  • Meet and network in our workspaces in the heart of vibrant cities
  • Enrich your career perspectives by joining our global mentorship program
  • Is life-long learning important to you? We offer online and offline learning options
  • It’s not all about the money, but money is important. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages



If you are excited about this opportunity and feel intrigued by our values of “leading by example”, “warm heart”, “cool head” and “working hands”, then we would like to get to know you!

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  • Location
    Munich, Bavaria
  • Department
    General Counsel
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience