At Epidemic Sound we are reinventing the music industry. Our carefully curated catalog, with over 35,000 tracks, is tailored for storytellers, streaming services, and in-store soundtracks. Countless clients around the world, from broadcasters, production companies, DSPs, and YouTubers rely on our tracks to help them tell their stories. Epidemic Sound’s music is heard in hundreds of millions of online videos daily, across millions of playlist streams, and in thousands of in-store locations. Headquartered in Stockholm, we’re spread across offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Seoul, Hamburg, and Amsterdam. We’re growing fast, have lots of fun, and are taking the music industry with us.
We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to join our talented Legal team.
How you will make an impact
As an in-house Legal Counsel at Epidemic Sound, you work in a specialized legal team that is tightly integrated with the business. You will have the opportunity to work broadly across legal fields in supporting our mission to soundtrack the world. The person we are looking for will in particular have a special focus on data protection matters as well as negotiating agreements relating to IT procurements and data protection. You will work closely with the rest of the organization, in particular with the tech department and our teams working with Operational Compliance, Cybersecurity and Procurement.
Providing data protection legal expertise, guidance and support to the organization
Advising on legal risk management and developing effective risk mitigation strategies
Together with other teams maintaining, creating and implementing practices around data protection and security
Developing and performing awareness raising activities
Negotiating IT procurement agreements and supporting the Procurement team in developing processes, checklists and guidelines to enable the business to itself manage certain legal matters
You will be part of the legal team based at our HQ in Stockholm and report to the team lead for the corporate governance and compliance team.
Who you are
In order for you to succeed in this role, we believe you are/have;
highly skilled and professional with a university Master of Law degree,
4+ years experience of working with data protection matters and IT agreements at a reputable law firm or as an in-house legal counsel,
strong organization, prioritization, communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills,
fluent in Swedish and English, both written and spoken.
To thrive in this role, we believe you are a team player with a “can do” attitude, a business oriented mindset and an entrepreneurial spirit. We think that you are a great relationship builder who likes to deliver pragmatic and actionable legal advice to people throughout the organization. Also, we believe you would thrive in our environment if you enjoy music and would like to work as an in-house legal counsel in an international fast-paced company with a start-up vibe.
It’s considered an extra merit if you have had a similar role within the media or tech industry. There is also a wide range of other experiences and skills that can be meritorious, including experience with copyright law, corporate law, commercial contracts as well as other regulatory and compliance areas.
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We have lots of fun soundtracking the world and our annual Spring Bash is an event that captures this perfectly. Take a look at our most recent one, a virtual celebration!
Do you want to be a part of our fantastic team? Please apply, in English, by clicking the link below.
We believe that bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives makes for a healthy workplace, a more successful business and a better world. We value diversity and encourage everyone to come and soundtrack the world with us.