Job Details

Paralegal, Commercial

Company

Career Page Test

Published

2014-04-16

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Location

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Category

Legal

Type

Full-time

Description


We are looking for a Paralegal to support our Commercial Legal team. The Commercial team supports our various business channels by reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, providing advice on legal and business decisions, and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and company policies. Additionally, the successful candidate will help lead the team with the implementation and maintenance of a new matter management system. This is a great opportunity to work closely with internal business clients throughout the Company and across our spectrum of business channels.

Responsibilities



•Provide support for Commercial team in connection with various types of commercial transactions, with an emphasis on procurement, sales, e-commerce, licensing, distribution, and marketing of goods and services
•Research and counsel on laws and regulations impacting various business channels
•Provide a key role in implementation and maintenance of new matter management system

Qualifications


•2-4 years of relevant experience (in-house or at a law firm), with a preference for experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements;
•Experience working with a matter management system;
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with other members of the legal team;
•Proven track record of accountability, attention to detail, and organization in a fast-paced environment;
•Strong sense of humor, collaboration, and flexibility;
•Ability to think autonomously and outside the box.

Who We Are, How We Work

We provide a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We're enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale-it's fundamental to our company's growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.