We are a crowdfunded company and have a dedicated and enthusiastic community of backers who are helping us create the “Best Damn Space Sim Ever”. We want to build the best we can deliver and we believe wholeheartedly in the value of exceptional diverse talent. The Legal department seeks a Legal Coordinator / Legal Manager (depending on experience) to join their team in our Frankfurt studio. This position is a generalist role and will involve managing projects across a range of legal areas and supporting the Department Lawyers and the Legal Operations Manager. Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history. The Cloud Imperium group of companies has offices in the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), and Germany (DE), and our customer base is international. We have staff on hand for each office to address and research the legal aspects of our business in different parts of the world. For more information about life at Cloud Imperium Games, check this out – https://youtu.be/rH59z29Odfo **What does a Legal Coordinator / Legal Manager at CIG do?** * Drafting and reviewing vendor contracts, including license agreements, and raising critical issues for counsel review; * Managing contract approval and signature processes; * Excerpt, calendar and track important contract provisions, including key deliverables, dates, deadlines and termination or cancellation requirements; * Building and managing contract repository and database/cloud systems; * Build and maintain extensive game contributor credit listings; * Help design, implement and maintain various department processes, systems, and technology applications; * Manage various legal team initiatives and work across company departments with other internal teams; * Support special legal projects and tasks as required; * Assisting with communications with regulatory agencies and other authorities. **Minimum Qualifications** * Bachelor’s degree, e.g. Wirtschaftsjurist * Very good oral and written English skills. **What would we expect from our Legal Coordinator / Legal Manager?** * Good analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to communicate issues and drive open matters to completion; * Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, innovative and demanding environment; * Ability to effectively and efficiently manage several time-sensitive matters and projects concurrently; * Strong communication skills as this position involves direct contact with senior management and various teams across the organization; * Strong organizational skills and ability to be self-directed when needed; * Common sense, great judgement and team spirit; * Contract drafting and administration experience, either as a paralegal or professional in similar in-house roles is a plus; * Prior experience in the video game industry and/or personal interest in video games is a plus. **Diversity Statement** *CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it’s our differences that make it special.* **Fraud Statement** *We are aware of people receiving job offers that fraudulently allege to be from CIG. These types of fraud can be carried out through false websites, fake email addresses claiming to be from our company, or social media. We do not ask for your personal info like bank account numbers, identification numbers, etc through social media or chat-based apps, nor do we request or send money for the purchase of business equipment. If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at email@example.com with any information you may have.* If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history. With studios in LA, Austin, Manchester (Wilmslow), Frankfurt, and Derby our colleagues work in a relaxed, innovative, and future thinking environment. We host various sports and social groups, such as tabletop games, wargaming, yoga, football, and tennis, to name a few. We are a crowdfunded company and have a dedicated and enthusiastic community of backers who are helping us create the “Best Damn Space Sim Ever”.