Senior Paralegal (Remote Opportunity)
Are you enamored with the most minute details and a stickler for accuracy, especially when it comes to end-to-end contract administration? Do you enjoy variety in your day? Do you take immense pride in a job well done? Are you both a meticulous organizer and a just-in-time responder? Do you enjoy building relationships, being part of an energetic team, and helping others? Want to work in a friendly, values-driven "t-shirt and jeans" company? Custom Ink, the leader in custom apparel for groups and communities, is all about bringing people together. That's what inspires our innovative online platform, world-class customer support, and award-winning work environment. With 1,600+ team members ("Inkers"), we are passionate about the success and well-being of our team and have earned frequent recognition as a top workplace from such organizations as Fortune Magazine and The Washington Post. Our customers are counting on us to come through for them, and that's important to all Inkers - no matter what role they're in. How you'll make a difference: We seek a proactive, trustworthy, and resourceful team player to support Custom Ink's legal function. Our Senior Corporate Paralegal must be organized, accurate, and detail-oriented while communicating effectively with others in a friendly, collaborative environment. You will have a direct impact on our legal function's productivity and the company's bottom line, so you must be comfortable meeting tight deadlines, working with sensitive information, juggling multiple matters, and driving legal operational process improvements. You will work closely with Custom Ink's legal team, collaborate with all other teams within the business, and interact with external partners and governing bodies. What you'll do: As a Senior Corporate Paralegal, you will play a key role on our legal team to optimize the legal function thereby reducing risk and improving our bottom line. To be effective, you will be highly organized and detail-oriented, and take full ownership of your opportunity for impact. You must thrive in a transactional work setting, be comfortable maintaining routine matters while simultaneously attending to "fire drills" and enjoy checking items off your "to-do" list each day. Our legal team works closely and collaboratively with various internal and external partners, therefore strong written and oral communication skills and an ability to cultivate positive relationships are essential. Your responsibilities will be broad and varied and will include: Contract management and administration: from intake to filing and calendaring, accurately and efficiently administering and maintaining the company's contracts across an array of subject matters (eg, real estate, commercial contracts, licensing); manage insurance requirements for contracts Collaborating with the company's attorneys and various internal teams on contracts/the contract review process Providing timely assistance with legal compliance enterprise-wide, including privacy law compliance Supporting the legal function initiatives aimed at streamlining legal processes and policies, leading certain efforts to make processes more efficient while ensuring that processes are used consistently Assisting with managing legal workflows and project deadlines for the legal function, communicating with internal teams regarding the status of the same Assisting with managing the company's intellectual property portfolio Managing certain regulatory filings, permits, and licenses, including state corporate registrations, business licenses and permits and registrations with other regulatory agencies Other projects as assigned How you'll be measured: The degree to which you optimize the efficiency of the legal function and thereby the efficiency of all functions supported by it Accuracy, efficiency, and ownership in your actions, tasks, and projects supporting the legal needs of Custom Ink Professionalism, friendliness, and flexibility in your interactions with others and in your work; team player High level of integrity and sound judgment What we're looking for: 7+ years of relevant experience as a paralegal or equivalent at a top law firm or in-house legal department, a combination thereof a plus 5+ years of supporting commercial contracts required; proficient with basic contract terms (in connection with contract administration) and managing ancillary matters related to contracts (eg, insurance) Proficiency in Microsoft Office systems and Google Workspace required Experience with general corporate matters including minute book maintenance and corporate entity maintenance Proactive team player who is exceptionally organized with great attention to detail Superior time and deadline management skills with a flexible schedule Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) Motivated self-starter; able to work with minimal supervision and get the job done Can-do, roll-up the sleeves attitude - no job is too big or too small to take on Impeccable judgment, discretion, and integrity Ability to work in an ever-changing environment, assisting with special projects on an ad hoc basis Having the following is a plus: completion of ABA-approved paralegal program, experience with a contract management system, experience with real estate administrative matters, having assisted with privacy law compliance, experience with IP cease and desist matters Our Perks: We strive to live by the Golden Rule and create an environment that supports Team Members both professionally and personally. You can look forward to: Working for a nationally & locally recognized top employer with competitive pay, benefits, and perks Opportunities for growth and development Volunteer opportunities through our "Three Hearts Volunteer Team" Wellness Program Offerings Cover letters are preferred (not required), Custom Ink values individuality, so use your judgment and write to us in your own voice. CustomInk, LLC (""Custom Ink"") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity in all forms and are committed to maintaining a discrimination-free workplace that treats applicants and employees with dignity and respect. Our employment process is conducted without regard to race, color, religion, nationality or ethnic background, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other attributes protected by state, federal, and local law. 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