Paralegal

Posted on Nov 22, 2018 by National Football League

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description

This position will assist corporate attorneys with tasks and projects related to the creation, review, routing, and administration of a wide range of corporate and commercial contracts (e.g., international and domestic vendor contracts, football operations vendor contracts, consulting agreements, venue rental agreements, hotel agreements) for the NFL League Office.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare, review and revise drafts of commercial contracts with oversight of attorneys
  • Draft basic amendments and other legal documents (e.g., non-disclosure agreements, RFP's, liability and publicity waivers and releases)
  • Manage contract process from initiation to execution
  • Coordinate the routing and review of promotional materials submitted by sponsors, licensees and other business partners
  • Coordinate directly with business units and third parties on contract requirements and approval process
  • Manage contract database for Legal department
  • Assist in coordinating Legal department conferences and trainings
  • Perform any other assigned duties


Qualifications

SPECIAL SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • A strong ability to multi-task and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with international/cross-border business operations a plus
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, high-volume workplace environment
  • Must have exceptional initiative, judgment, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work on projects requiring a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Willing to work overtime, when necessary


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Degree from an accredited 4-Year College or University
  • At least 2 years of experience in an in-house transactional legal role (paralegal, contracts administrator or similar) or in a law firm corporate department

Reference: 561327467

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