Kickstarter Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sep 19, 2018Full time
Kickstarter is looking for an experienced paralegal to join our legal team. About the Team Kickstarter’s Legal team is responsible for all legal aspects of Kickstarter, Drip, and The Creative Independent. From corporate governance structures and site policies to public policy, we’re constantly thinking about our impact both inside and outside of Kickstarter’s walls. In This Role, You Will: Serve as both support and liaison between the legal team and the broader company. Field internal and third-party requests. Manage our contract management and internal record-keeping systems. Assist in the preparation, negotiation and execution of routine commercial contracts. Support the legal team’s corporate governance functions for Kickstarter and its subsidiaries. Conduct research on regulatory and compliance issues. Participate in public policy review and development. About You: You empathize with creators and recognize the challenges of the creative process and bringing projects to life. You have excellent communication skills - written and in person - and are able to work well on collaborative projects. You have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. You have extensive legal support experience (5-7 years), including previous experience with legal compliance and contracts. You have solid experience (3+ years) researching regulatory requirements. You’re meticulously organized and a sharp writer and proofreader. You’re technologically savvy and have experience using tools like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint (including the Google versions of these) and Concord CMS. A sense of humor is a must. Bonus if you are a notary public. Kickstarter is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.