Paralegal | Contracts Associate, Growth

About the Role:

The Contract Associate will be responsible for assisting the Legal Growth team for WeWork's US/Canada region in all facets of work, focusing particularly on the end-to-end lifecycle of our customer membership agreement. The Contract Associate will work with both internal (WeWork's Community, Sales and Enterprise teams) and external parties to assist in the drafting and negotiation of contracts pertaining to members taking space with WeWork while minimizing risk exposure. Additionally, the Contract Associate may be involved in working on other projects within the WeWork Legal department as well.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide time-sensitive support to the Community teams by responding to inquiries; including, but not limited to, inquiries regarding general legal guidelines, policies and specific contracts.

  • Review, draft and/or negotiate contracts, amendments and various other legal documents.

  • Provide support to the Sales and Enterprise teams on membership agreements, including assisting in the review, negotiation and drafting process.

  • Assist with the implementation of processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding Growth (sales) transactions.

  • Maintain our contract management systems and other databases.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; top school, with high GPA, preferred.

  • 2-5 years in-company experience in contracts management and/or process management preferred.

  • Contract drafting and/or other transactional experience highly preferred.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure and entrepreneurial environment.

  • Responsible, accountable and results-driven.

  • Excellent proofreading, organizational and communication skills.

  • Motivated individual able to manage and prioritize competing tasks.

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.


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