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Legal Working Student (f/m/d)

Contentful

Contentful

Legal
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Legal Working Student to support our global legal team, specifically in legal team tasks related to contract negotiation such as non-disclosure, customer and vendor agreements. You will also work closely with other teams such as the Sales, Partnerships and IT teams. This role is based in Berlin (or remote in Germany), offering 20 hours per week and is perfect to complement your related field of studies. You will thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where you will be able to gain experience in working in an international legal team.

What to expect?

  • You will draft and negotiate contracts with a variety of customers and vendors from different industries - independently but also supporting and learning from our Legal Counsels
  • Assist with a wide range of legal matters, with a focus on contract law, IT law, data protection law, and IT/IP law.
  • You will work together with and support our Legal Counsels and VP Legal, Marketing, IT and Sales teams, working cross-functionally
  • You will support our privacy (GDPR) compliance for example by ensuring necessary documentation is produced and processes are followed
  • You will conduct independent legal research of new laws, regulations and guidelines

What do you need to be successful?

  • You are an enrolled law student at a German University with focus studies and/or genuine interest in start ups and technology, preferably in your 5th semester or higher or you are studying for your Master’s degree in law at a German university for a minimum of 1 year
  • Basic knowledge and previous experience in privacy and data protection and/or contract law would be advantageous
  • Previous experience as a working student or intern in a legal department and/or start up is considered a strong plus
  • You have a keen interest in technology and cloud services
  • You have strong administration skills, you are detail-oriented and a fast learner with good communication skills
  • You are a team player but you can also work independently
  • You have excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written. German, French or Spanish language skills are a strong plus

What’s in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the best hardware to learn and do your best work!
  • An annual wellbeing budget to care for your physical, financial, or emotional health
  • An annual education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career.
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and team activities, supporting learning exchange beyond the usual work duties

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Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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