Vacancies

Legal Counsel

Basic-Fit’s internationals headquarter in Hoofddorp is looking for a: 

Temporary contract for a French Legal Counsel

(for 6 months with possibility for extention) 

Who we are

Hello, we're Basic-Fit. The low-cost, high-tech fitness brand that is changing the way people stay fit across Europe. We believe that everyone deserves to be fit and that’s why we’re on a mission to make fitness accessible to everyone. Today, we welcome more than 1.5 million members in more than 500 clubs, across five countries. But actually, we’re just warming up. We won’t stop until there is a Basic-Fit pass on every kitchen table, in every home in Europe. To do this, we can’t stand still. Not for one second. So, we are on look-out for people to join our team and make amazing things happen.

What we offer?

The job

Our legal department currently consists of six legal counsels under the supervision of the general counsel. Because of the maternity leave of one our counsels, we are interested to meet candidates to join our team on a temporary basis for 6 months. However, considering our enormous growth in France, it is possible that your contract can be extended to expand the team further.

At our legal department we support the international headquarter in Hoofddorp and the operations of all our markets in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France and Spain. We have an entrepreneurial, dynamic, professional but informal business culture and proud and highly motivated colleagues. In June 2016 our company was listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Basic-Fit is looking for a legal counsel for our French market. You will report to the General Counsel and will work closely with the two other French legal counsels and the French operation to help them with their expansion plans. Your main responsibilities will be reviewing, drafting and negotiating of real estate agreements related to the opening of our new clubs. Furthermore you will work on a variety of commercial contracts and legal matters, such as claims and liability, consumer law, labour law, IT, data privacy, marketing, IP and compliance.  You will also participate in group wide (compliance) projects in these fields.

Who are we looking for?

This is an incredible time to join Basic-Fit. Are you ready to join the Basic-Fit team with big plans for the future?  You should at least have:

  • A law degree from a university in France;
  • Native knowledge in French and fluency in English, additional knowledge of Spanish and/or Dutch is an advantage.
  • Approximately 6 years relevant working experience, gained as a lawyer and / or in house counsel, in France;
  • Experience with real estate is considered an advantage;

We are looking for people who are:

  • Action-oriented - you have an insatiable urge to get things done.
  • Down to earth -  you don’t hide behind big words or empty promises.
  • Open -  you tell it like it is and are completely transparent in everything you do.
  • Friendly - you are always eager to help and bring a smile.
  • Structured, organised, self-starting and highly motivated
  • Able to work with great responsibility and under high pressure;

Would you like to work in a sportive, young, ambitious and international organisation with a fast growth expected for the coming years? Do you meet our profile?
Then we would like to hear from you!

What we offer?

Offer

We offer a salary in conformity with the market. This job can be done partly from our HQ in France in Lille if desired. Attendance in the Netherlands is however desired on a regular basis in that case.

Do you think Basic-Fit might be your next challenge? Please let us know why we should hire you, by sending your motivation letter and resume to recruitment@basic-fit.nl

You will only get a response if we decide to invite you for an interview.

Respond immediately

Do you think Basic-Fit might be your next challenge? Please let us know why we should hire you, by sending your motivation letter and resume to recruitment@basic-fit.nl.
You will only get a response if we decide to invite you for an interview.

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