International Expansion Manager - EMEA

About Remote:

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance (learn more about how it works). We're backed by A+ investors and our team is world-class, literally and figuratively, as we're all scattered around the world.

Please check out our public handbook to learn more about our culture. We encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply. You can also check out independent reviews left by other candidates and our employees on Glassdoor. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

All of our positions are fully remote. You do not have to relocate to join us!

How we work

We love working async and this means you get to do your own schedule. We empower ownership and proactivity and when in doubt default to action.

The position

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as an International Expansion Manager - EMEA.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in leading international expansion, entity creation, new market entry, project management, corporate legal, or paralegal mandates in global work environments
  • Productivity geek who constantly thinks of ways to solve for speed, quality and compliance.
  • Good at documentation and knowledge management
  • Keen interest in strong documentation and asynchronous working
  • Desire in making a difference in the remote employment space.
  • Highly creative and demonstrates good problem-solving skills compliantly
  • Strong team player with ability to anticipate, work independently and demonstrate ownership
  • Familiar with tools such as Asana, Notion, Slack, MS Excel or Google Sheets is a plus
  • Having familiarity with a remote, hyper-growth start-up culture is a plus
  • Has strong numeric and reporting skills, and able to communicate complex ideas simply, especially legal topics
  • Writes and speaks fluent English. Additional languages are a bonus for the EMEA region
  • Having experience working remotely is considered a plus

Key responsibilities

As a dynamic, engaging and energetic professional, the International Expansion Manager will contribute to all the struggles that a quickly-growing startup has. Primarily:

  • Lead the execution and roll-out of Remote's international expansion footprint for a group of EMEA countries
  • Oversee and execute on the day-to-day operations of setting up Remote's infrastructure in new jurisdictions
  • Manage and report on key drivers impacting top and bottom line performance and speed in the region
  • Build, coach and lead a high-performance team aligned to Remote's values
  • Manage highly collaborative engagements with external service providers and internal stakeholders that will guarantee the success of EMEA operations
  • Go from “scout to scale” and actually start things up

In your role, you will make a direct impact in Remote's global operations and its international expansion. Check out to see which countries we are working on next.

Remote Compensation Philosophy

Remote’s Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair unbiased compensation and fair pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labour practices and therefore pay a minimum annual salary of USD 40,000 per year, in all locations throughout the world. Actual compensation may vary based upon geographical location, experience, and/or skill level. However, it will never be below our minimum global compensation mentioned.


You can learn more about the benefits we're offering to all internal employees at Remote by visiting our public Benefits & Perks Handbook page.


  • You'll report to: International Expansion Lead
  • Team: International Expansion
  • Location: EMEA
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Application process

  1. (async) Profile review
  2. Interview with recruiter
  3. Interview with Director of International Expansion
  4. Interview with VP of Operations
  5. Interview with team members
  6. (async) Offer

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