Fixed Term Staff Attorney at Vrbo, an Expedia Group Brand
Are you interested in a fixed term opportunity of 9 months?
We are seeking a smart and pragmatic lawyer with experience of advising on French ecommerce, advertising, and consumer law and regulatory issues. You will work on a broad range of matters dealing with our brands in France as the key French-speaking legal contact working closely with business and other partner teams.
You will join the Vrbo EU legal team based in Paris and report to the Senior Director, Head of EMEA legal affairs in a dynamic, challenging and fun environment where you can be creative, synergic and do your best work as part of our highly respected legal team.
What you’ll do:
•Advising on French consumer and ecommerce legal requirements applying to Vrbo brands and websites and related products (e.g., vacation rentals)
•Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements (including but not limited to sales, marketing, advertising, supplier, inter-company agreements)
•Collaborating with key business contacts and internal partners such as privacy, security, tax, and treasury and implementing strategy for the Vrbo brands
•Monitoring local and European regulations that impact the Vrbo brand in France and advising and supporting the Government Relations team
•Managing other legal tasks as they arise, which may include support on strategic transactions, regulatory investigations, and litigation support
Who you’ll be:
•Fluent in English and French. Additional language skills a plus.
•You are a lawyer qualified to practice in France with experience either in-house or in a reputable law-firm advising in consumer and e-commerce areas.
•You are able to learn and integrate into complicated and dynamic businesses, proactively advising on a combination of legal and business issues
•You have strong communication and legal skills to facilitate becoming a trusted partner of the business team
•You have a can-do attitude, able to assess key risks while maintaining strong attention to detail and technical skills.
•You can balance a wide range of matters with minimal supervision
If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
Benefits & Perks:
•Competitive health and insurance benefits
•Annual target bonus or commission
•Employee Stock Purchase Program
•Free snacks and beverages
•Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
•Free listing on VRBO.com
•Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk
Why Join Us:
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.
Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with modesty and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program,
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together, pairing homeowners with families and friends looking for places to stay. We were grounded in one purpose: To give people the space they need to drop the distractions of everyday life and simply be together. Since then, we've grown into a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. Vrbo makes it easy and fun to book cabins, condos, beach houses and every kind of space in between.
Vrbo is part of VRBO and the Expedia Group family of brands and offers homeowners and property managers exposure to over 750 million visits to Expedia Group sites each month. To learn more, visit www.vrbo.com.
Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.