Full Time Job

Employment Counsel


New York, NY 04-28-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Spotify's exciting Employment Legal team is looking for an expert employment counsel to join the band. As employment counsel at Spotify, you will assist in day-to-day employment and labor matters, projects, acquisitions as well as overseeing employment-related disputes.

What You'll Do
• Partner with and provide legal mentorship to colleagues in Human Resources and other key business stakeholders regarding all substantive employment law areas.
• Assist with providing employment legal advice in a broad range of employment related matters and projects in the US and globally.
• Draft and advise on employment-related documents, including contracts, offer letters, agreements and policies.
• Provide advice and develop strategy with senior leadership on company-wide initiatives affecting employees.
• Provide advice regarding employee and labor relations.
• Lead employment law-related projects, including process reviews, new policy creation and implementation, and creation and delivery of training programs.
• Assist in mergers and acquisitions and post-acquisition work.
• Handle and/or provide support on employment-related pre-litigation and litigation matters with minimal supervision.
• Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to employment issues and provide proactive, strategic advice to the relevant stakeholders.
• Advise key stakeholders concerning employment-related matters in new markets.

Who You Are
• You have a law degree (or equivalent) from a top-tier law school.
• You have a minimum of 6+ combined years of experience working at a credible law firm and/or in-house with employment counseling.
• You have experience in partnering with global stakeholders.
• You have proven experience collaborating with HR and business executives on significant employment matters.
• You have a passion for legal problems; you can explain legal concepts to non-lawyers.
• You are a problem solver, and can stay calm when problems come your way.
• You are self-motivated, analytic and can identify and handle the matters at hand without being instructed.
• You like to take ownership and encourage new challenges.
• You can balance lots of simultaneous tasks and triage to make sure the right matters get your attention.
• You're willing to roll up your sleeves and dig in on projects.
• You work well as part of a team - both with other lawyers and with non-legal partners.
• You are qualified to practice law as in-house counsel.
• A strong preference will be given to candidates with international experience and experience supporting M&A/corporate development initiatives.

Where You'll Be
• You will work out of the New York Office (min. 2 days in office)
• Working hours? We operate within the Eastern time zone for collaboration.

The United States base range for this position is $181,237-$226,546, plus equity. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays, paid sick leave. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world's most popular audio streaming subscription service.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmjqm3-3-227-251-94-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $181,237 to $226,546 Per Year ($ USD)