Paralegal

Legal New York, New York


Description

Position at Ziff Davis

In this role you will be based in our New York City office located in Union Square and work directly with Ziff Davis’ Legal team, along with other departments and business units in all of Ziff Davis’ offices, on important and often confidential legal matters relating to all parts of Ziff Davis’ businesses.  The Ziff Davis legal team consists of seven lawyers and four paralegals.

Responsibilities: This person will provide support on general corporate legal matters, including: 

  • Oversight of organization’s contract management system across the Ziff Davis and Cloud businesses. Duties include organizing, reviewing and entering contracts into the CMS and ensuring all deadlines are consistently met through communication with business teams and attorneys.
  • Interfacing with individual members of various departments across the entire company to ensure proper administration of legal documents, compliance with business requirements and that the contract processes operate smoothly.
  • Assembling and disseminating standard form documents for use by the business and performing preliminary review of comments from third parties on standard forms with supervision by the attorneys.
  • Drafting and redlining various documents such as termination letters, NDAs, amendments, contractor and freelancer agreements, talent agreements, and contest and sweepstakes rules.
  • Assisting with and managing various administrative projects, both internally and externally. 
  • Taking on additional responsibilities as required or assigned.
  • Submitting and tracking all legal invoices to ensure payments are made on time

Requirements:  

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant corporate paralegal experience with significant contract experience
  • Ability to accurately read, draft and understand basic legal terms is critical
  • Strong computer software skills in the Microsoft Office suite and with internet and cloud-based software tools
  • High level of accuracy and superb proofreading skills
  • Very detail oriented, well organized, works efficiently and takes ownership of work
  • Strong written, verbal, research, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow through on numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to manage, prioritize and meet deadlines efficiently and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Ability to interact with employees and management at various levels within the organization and with external third parties on a daily basis
  • Experience with contract management system, specifically experience with SpringCM is desired
  • Experience in digital media industry strongly preferred

About Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is a publisher of various digital publications and websites in Tech, Gaming, Health and Men’s Lifestyle.  We have offices around the world, including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Montreal, and Sydney.  Ziff Davis’s brands include Mashable, PC Magazine, AskMen, Health eCareers, Everyday Health, Geek.com, IGN, Babycenter, Humble Bundle, Ekahau, Salesify and DemandShore. Learn more about Ziff Davis by visiting our website www.ziffdavis.com.

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