Silver fox

Legal Advisor (m/f/d)

Maternity Leave Cover | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Handling internal legal requests and providing legal advice
  • Reviewing contract drafts in regard to legal aspects and drafting new contracts
  • Participating and supporting FOUR PAWS programmes in alignment with the legal framework, e.g. drafting legal aspects of animal welfare statements
  • Handling corporate housekeeping tasks on a national and international level
  • Supporting corporate governance topics and projects
  • Handling communication with authorities and institutions in regard to legal issues, e.g. in litigation cases
  • Coordinating and/or establishing and managing communication with law firms


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • First years of experience
  • Education in law or business law
  • Excellent English and German skills
  • Experience with Office 365/SharePoint and virtual communication tools (e.g. MS Teams) is an advantage
  • Reliable and discreet personality with a strong work ethic as well as a structured and well-organised working style
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team


Our offer includes

  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • Extra family days at the end of the year
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Wiener Linien annual ticket/partial contribution to Klima Ticket, and pension fund after probationary period
  • Psychological counselling as part of our employee assistance programme
  • Workplace health promotion initiatives
  • Maternity leave cover, contract limited to 1 year, with possibility for extension upon mutual agreement
  • A minimum gross salary of EUR 43,000 per year (for full-time employment). Negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position.

FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact if you require assistance applying to this position.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

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