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Forbes is seeking an experienced paralegal with a broad contracts management background to join its in-house Legal Department. An important function of this position will be to implement and maintain a contract management system. In addition, the Corporate Paralegal will provide support on a high volume of matters as needed by department attorneys.
A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities
Lead all aspects of contract administration and compliance, including the implementation and management of a contract management system and execution process, including management of post-execution contract administrative matters and development of workflows.
Effectively communicate and coordinate with business partners regarding deadlines and renewals.
Assist in the drafting, updating, management and maintenance of department legal templates, policies, processes and preferred legal language..
Take charge of project to migrate paper files to digital document system.
Perform document, correspondence, filing and file tracking for the department, including maintenance of charts of executed agreements to ensure legal compliance (e.g., exclusivity provisions, expiration dates, renewal, etc).
Provide review and drafting support for routine legal documents and corporate agreements.
Support corporate, commercial compliance and data privacy initiatives.
Assist with other tasks and projects on an as-needed basis.
What You Will Need
Paralegal certification and 3-5 years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house role.
College degree preferred.
Expert technical skill proficiency and experience with contract management systems and using all Microsoft Office and in-house digital applications.
Ability to interact effectively and communicate with all staff levels in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Strong organizational skills with ability to handle and follow through on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work on-site as needed.
Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns to the needs of the position. Any employee entering the Forbes office for business or social reasons will need to present proof of full vaccination, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.