Marketing Services Paralegal

New York, NY
Full Time
Corporate
Mid Level

 

Job Description:

The Paralegal will support the Superfly Marketing Services Agency in drafting and reviewing a variety of agreements. This role is for a detail-oriented, flexible person who can handle a large workload in a fast-paced environment-and who can operate easily with minimal supervision in multi-divisional, matrixed organization. Successful individual will have clear communication skills, must be able to assess legal risk in a business environment and prioritize tasks across multiple teams.

A high level of integrity, discretion, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is essential. Types of agreements include, without limitation: Master Services Agreements and SOWs, Vendor Agreements, Sponsorship Agreements, Services agreements, Independent Contractor Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Independently draft and generate redlines of various agreements in connection with Agency events and productions
  • Proactively multitask, manage priorities, resolve conflicts and meet timelines for multiple projects
  • Liaise with Agency Executives, production staff, and legal team to manage deal pipeline and maintain organized records of all prospective deals
  • Work closely with General Counsel regarding the drafting and preparation of agreements
  • Manage workflow and prioritize Dept. requests in an organized manner
  • Maintain spreadsheets to facilitate administration of contract cycle and the tracking of documents from drafting to execution to expiration
  • Maintain an organized system for facilitating the preparation, negotiation, distribution, signature, filing and retention of agreements
  • Provide information to legal team for purposes of advising business clients on contractual rights and obligations
  • Review, analyze, and summarize contracts to monitor critical terms/dates 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Minimum of 10-12 years of paralegal experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a clear communicator and articulate; strong verbal and written communication skills (including legal drafting)
  • Ability to assess risk in a business environment and effectively communicate with business teams
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail) and Microsoft Word, DocuSign and Excel
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to independently prioritize work and handle multiple tasks with set deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and tracking skills; strong proofreading skills
  • The ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects quickly with little guidance
  • Professional and respectful demeanor, maturity and attitude
  • Capability to act with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround
  • The ability to take effective action, and solve problems that affect people within the group or other related groups
  • Must be client-service oriented, personable, with great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, and the ability to easily switch gears
  • The desire and aptitude for learning new concepts on the job

Additional Desired Experience (Preferred but Required):

  • Marketing Services and Brand Extension experience
  • Live Events and Entertainment related Experience
  • Hands-on production experience

     
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