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Jr. Associate Counsel

Jr. Associate Counsel

Job ID 
2015-1132
Job Locations 
US-Fort Lauderdale
Category 
Legal
Recruiter 
Welta Torres
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Overview:

Sixt Rent a Car is an international leader in car rental, leasing, and innovative mobility solutions like mydriver. With revenues in excess of $2 billion and a fleet of 220,000 cars, we have moved into over 105 different countries worldwide. Sixt is the largest fleet purchaser of BMW’s internationally, however does not consider itself a luxury car rental company. Instead, Sixt is proud to be a company with superior service and better cars for everyone at an exceptional value. 

 

At Sixt, customers are guests. It is not a rental transaction but an experience equivalent to that of a five star hotel. Sixt hires service and sales oriented individuals, free to travel, and open to cultural experiences interacting with customers and colleagues from many diverse backgrounds.  Sixt is more than just cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

 

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Sixt is looking to add a Junior Associate Counsel to our legal team to support the enormous and continuous growth of the company. The Junior Associate Counsel position will offer a junior attorney a truly unique, hands-on opportunity unavailable to most up-and-coming attorneys. In this position you will have the chance to lead your own projects and work as the legal liaison on a multitude of business ventures.

 

The experience and opportunities available through this position are rare and invaluable for a junior attorney. You will be working on, and independently leading, assignments that senior level attorneys, in the firm environment (and in most in-house environments), would not have the opportunity to work on. Through this position you will get the chance to work and correspond with partner level outside counsels who are leaders in their respective areas of law and hand in hand with experienced attorneys from our German parent company.

 

As an attorney for Sixt, you will get experience in all areas of law that large major corporations handle on a daily basis including corporate law, compliance, risk analysis, and employment law just to name a few. Specifically, you will work on drafting/negotiation contracts and documents related to fleet purchasing and selling processes, airport relations, service agreements, environmental issues, end-user agreements, corporate sales, and numerous others as well. As an attorney for Sixt you will have the unique combination of working in an entrepreneurial, startup business environment while working for one the largest rent a car companies in the world.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review a variety of legal documents, including lease agreements, asset-purchase agreements, corporate sales agreements, employment agreements, vendor agreements, etc.
  • Evaluate potential agreements for compliance with applicable laws and provide legal risk analysis
  • Review business practices for compliance issues and respond to government inquires
  • Negotiate and interact with opposing counsel, service providers, and various other vendors outside of the company
  • Advise and counsel individual departments within Sixt and its members to anticipate, identify, and manage liability areas and legal exposure
  • Collaborate extensively with the legal team and participate in various meetings and telephone conferences
  • Coordinate with outside counsel to address complex legal issues
  • Utilize business judgment in developing legal strategies. 

Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school required
  • Member of a State Bar required
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of legal experience
  • Previous experience working in an in-house environment is a plus
  • Must have basic computer navigation skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Must have sound and practical business judgment, ability to think strategically
  • Must have the ability to adapt and self-motivate in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and multi-task for various projects under very tight deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills required
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Must have the ability to manage stressful or unusual situations
  • International experience (significant time spent abroad) is a plus
  • Willingness to work as a car rental agent at a local branch for at least two weeks to gain a better understanding of Sixt’s core business
  • Must have a sense of humor and a positive outlook
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Proficiency in English, and the ability to communicate in other languages (German, Spanish, etc.) is a plus.

 

Benefits:

 

We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by an extensive benefits package including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Basic Life and Supplemental Life benefits and future growth opportunities within the company.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

 

The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position.  Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require.  Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with Sixt Rent a Car, LLC and its subsidiaries.  Offers of employment will be made by Sixt rent a Car, LLC or any of its subsidiaries or brands.

 

Come join our team! Apply now.