Working Student Legal (Commercial) (in Chemnitz)

About Staffbase

In a polarized world, we inspire people to achieve great things together. Our mission is to help organizations unlock the power of inspirational communication so they can thrive in the Narrative Age. Our award-winning communications channels – intranet, employee app and email – deliver experiences that drive engagement and inspire hearts and minds.

We’re headquartered in Chemnitz, Germany, with offices in many locations throughout the world, including New York, London, Berlin and Dresden. Our international team counts more than 750 employees from 45+ nationalities and we have a growing base of 2200+ customers that want to transform their employee experience. We are rapidly scaling, post-Series E ($115 million funding), have strong-growing revenue, and our customers love us.


We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our Legal team as a Working Student supporting our commercial legal team. This entry-level role is specifically designed for students who are eager to develop their legal skills while pursuing their education. As a working student, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience supporting the Commercial Legal team of a SaaS company. This includes reviewing NDAs, vendor questionnaires, RfX documentation and a bit of “everything else” that comes up within the business. This role is unique in that you’ll get exposure to every level and area of the business, including commercial legal work, IT-law, privacy, data protection and compliance with the chance to develop skills in commercial law.

What you’ll be doing 

  • Review and draft legal documents (e.g. order forms, RFPs and RFQs, and other commercial documents related to sales deals) in English and in German language
  • Assist with coordinating the purchasing process; vendor implementations
  • Support with negotiating legal terms with vendors in English and in German
  • Maintain and update documentation and guided learning material to help colleagues understand what we do in legal and how we can help
  • Organize the company deal documentation, filing and ensuring compliance of all signed contracts
  • Support and work closely with the Commercial Legal Counsels on commercial deals across DACH, UKI and NA
  • Maintain deal tracking and compliance check of sales deals

What you need to be successful

  • Currently enrolled in university studying law, business law, international law or a comparable subject with a law focus, for at least two semesters
  • First experience in independently researching, evaluating and understanding complex legal issues
  • Basic understanding of contract law and interest in learning about commercial issues
  • Interest in Tech and SaaS as well as its legal implications
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills in English and German
  • Interest to work in an international team
  • Pragmatic approach and strong analytical skills, technical understanding and work responsibly, independently and carefully
  • Available for 16-20 hours a week

What you'll get 

  • Learning Curve - as a Working Student at Staffbase, you’ll be fully integrated to the team and gain valuable experiences that help you to foster your future career. Not rarely we’re hiring former working students as full-time employees after their student time with us. 
  • Office Sports - join our free sport courses in the offices. 
  • Connect with your team - you will participate in team offsites, on-site meetings and our yearly Staffbase camp
  • Wellbeing - in addition to our yearly vacation of 30 days, we’re running a 4-day-work week every year in August with full payment. 
  • Volunteers Day - you’ll get one day off per year for supporting a social project. We will donate a small amount for that project in addition. 
  • Hybrid Work - as a working student, you will join the office regularly to get the best learning experience. But for times you work from home, we support you with an extra monitor, keyboard, computer mouse and headset. 
  • Employee Referral Program - one of your friends is a fit to one of our full-time openings? Refer them and get a referral bonus paid. 
Chemnitz

Also available in Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig

Operations, Students