Legal Counsel

Sanoma Media Finland is the leading Finnish cross-media company and a forerunner in the digital transformation of media. Our brands deliver relevant, inspiring and captivating content across media channels and reach almost every Finn every week. Our mission is to provide independent journalism and engaging entertainment also for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our brands include (amongst many others) Helsingin Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat, Aamulehti, Satakunnan kansa, TV channels Nelonen, Jim, Liv and Hero, Ruutu, radio channels Suomipop, Rock, aito Iskelmä, HitMix and Loop, Supla, Nelonen Media Live, Kaiku Entertainment, Aku Ankka, Me Naiset and Gloria.

Sanoma Media’s legal team works closely with the business stakeholders to understand their needs and goals, and help them achieve their vision and mission. The legal team provides support to the company on a variety of matters, such as contracts, legal questions on marketing, consumer law and editorial freedom, intellectual property, litigation, m&a, governance, compliance and more.

We are now looking for a

Legal Counsel 

Would you like to work in a media company providing the business advice on consumer law, intellectual property, editorial freedom, marketing and contract law related questions, just to name a few? Do you want to be part of the transformation in the media business, a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating?

We are now seeking a dedicated lawyer who is ready to manage legal tasks and questions both independently as a trusted partner of the business teams and together with the legal team colleagues.

If you are passionate about the media industry and ready to take on a role where you can make a significant impact, we would love to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of the media business.

In the position of Legal Counsel you will

- Support the business in legal questions related to consumer law, editorial freedom, intellectual property, technology, marketing and other areas

- Draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial, technology and IP-related agreements

-Assist in managing the corporate governance framework of Sanoma Media Finland and its subsidiaries

-Promote awareness of different legal topics by arranging and facilitating trainings and workshops, developing tools and driving their implementation



- at least 1-2 years of professional experience from a law firm or an in-house role

- specific experience in intellectual property rights, technology, commercial agreements or editorial freedom is considered an advantage

- commercial mindset

- eagerness to learn and take an independent role as a trusted partner of certain business teams

- passion for problem-solving

- hands-on attitude and self-initiative

- excellent spoken and written command of Finnish and English

- a Master’s degree in law.


Interested? Fill out your application latest by 5 August 2024. Your location is in Sanomatalo in Helsinki. If you have any questions, please contact Emilia Veranen, Head of Legal +358 50 325 5135, on 3 July or 5 August at 13-15. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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Employment type: full time


  • Sanoma club (hobbies and free-time activities)
  • Occupational healthcare
  • Gym
  • Lunch, sport and culture benefit
  • Holiday homes (e.g. Ruka, Teijo)

Sanoma Media Finland Oy

Sanoma Media Finland is Finland's largest commercial media company. We produce reliable and interesting journalism, entertaining entertainment and impressive marketing solutions. We are involved in people's everyday lives and celebrations, we influence people's choices and perceptions of the world, and we help businesses succeed. It matters. 

We have large, well-known media brands and some of the largest digital services in the country. Sanoma's medias reach 97% of Finns every week. 

At Sanoma, we work customer-first, data-driven, smartly, responsibly and together. We all have room to develop, to act and to be ourselves. Everyday practices are flexible and constantly evolving. We aim high and work seriously, but we also have fun at work. We work with the best people in the business: creative talent, top experts, highly regarded front-line staff and exceptionally nice people in general. We aim to be a diverse, equal and inclusive workplace.  

Work with Sanoma is visible, heard, emotive, influential and a catalyst for debate. Do you have #sanomista? 

Sanoma Media Finland is part of Sanoma, a European pioneer in consumer media and learning.

Location: Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki

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