Corporate Paralegal (Full Time, Permanently Remote)

Published
June 4, 2022
Location
Columbus, OH
Category
Job Type

Description

Due to rapid growth and increased demand for our international privacy and technology consulting and legal services, VeraSafe is seeking an exceptional corporate paralegal to support our Internal Legal Department and report to our General Counsel in Washington DC. This is a fully remote position and will remain as a fully remote position. Check out our other great benefits, listed at the end of this job description.

As a paralegal, the primary job responsibility is to provide legal support to our attorneys, support our sales operations by e.g., preparing engagement letters from templates, and assisting the Internal Legal Department with day-to-day operations and organization of our busy consulting firm and law firm. The successful candidate will also directly support the day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies of our firm’s General Counsel. Strong attention to detail and professionalism are our top values and our #1 consideration in evaluating candidates.

Note: As part of our application process, we ask candidates to participate in a skills assessment exercise to help us gauge your capabilities. Candidates will be asked to participate as the first step in the evaluation process.

Typical Day/Week Snapshot of the Paralegal:

  • Effectively managing the full contract lifecycle including preparing our MSA and SOW templates for use with our clients, shepherding contracts through the approval and signature process, ensuring all needed corresponding documents are executed and filed properly, assisting in negotiations, archiving and record retention, and documenting renewal or termination of contracts
  • Doing initial reviews of various types of contracts in order to spot/highlight issues and areas of concern and enable faster review by our in-house attorneys
  • Providing managerial support for the Internal Legal Department, e.g., maintaining our list of tasks assigned in the department, maintaining/updating the company’s governance calendar
  • Helping develop and improve standard operating procedures related to our internal processes
  • Collaborating with our in-house attorneys to suggest improvements to templates, processes, and organizational structures
  • Perform a variety of other legally oriented tasks and duties as assigned

What We Need From You:

  • Great interpersonal skills and fluent in English
  • Associate's Degree required at minimum
  • Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 8+ years paralegal experience preferred
  • Familiarity with commercial contracts
  • Be a team player; interested in contributing to a growing enterprise

Key Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented individual with a highly organized / structured work ethic and top-notch organizational skills
  • Tech-savvy and comfortable using a variety of software applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (i.e., you need to be able to write like a pro, and know your audience)
  • Schedule flexibility to work with international teams and meet aggressive deadlines (without working weekends)
  • Ability to work independently, collaborate with teammates, and fully deliver on all commitments
  • Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment
  • After learning through experience, we’ll welcome your ability to think outside the box and innovate

VeraSafe’s Excellent Benefits Include:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Eligibility for annual bonuses
  • Reimbursement for certain personal flight tickets
  • Flexible working schedule in some roles
  • Work From Almost Anywhere with Wifi
  • Membership in the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and IAPP exam fee reimbursement (CIPP/E) and eligibility for bonuses for achieving professional certifications
  • Optional Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program
  • Choice of Mac or PC company laptop (if not utilizing the BYOD program)
  • Twice-a-month paydays
  • Direct deposit

Health Insurance, Other Insurance, HSA Benefits, etc.:

  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA): Pre-taxed funds available to pay for health-related expenses
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Basic Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Employee Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Spouse Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Child(ren) Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD): Income assistance if unable to work due to injury/disability after 180 days from start of injury/disability
  • Short Term Disability (STD): Income assistance (up to 26 weeks) if unable to work due to injury/disability after 14 days from start of injury/disability
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Legal Plan: Unlimited access (in person, by phone, online) to network attorneys for certain legal matters
  • Group Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • OCB Transit Reimbursement: Pre-taxed funds available to pay for mass transit expenses
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)/Limited Health Care FSA: Pre-taxed funds available to pay for some health-related expenses
  • Dependent Care FSA: Pre-taxed funds available to pay for dependent care expenses (such as daycare)

Other Benefits:

  • Tremendous professional development growth opportunities in the privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity niche
  • The chance to have a long-lasting effect on a small but growing international business
  • Work in an open environment with a team that respects your ideas and contributions
  • Occasional opportunities to travel in North America and Europe

Our HR Privacy Notice is available at the following link:

https://verasafe.com/legal/human-resources-privacy-policy/

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