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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Sangoma
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Sangoma has a core purpose: to reshape the ways productive people collaborate and cooperate and to make each of us more powerful and enabled in our working lives. We are one of the fastest-growing Business Class Unified Communications firms in the world and are looking for an organized, resourceful, and enthusiastic Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant. This role demands a person that is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of projects and responsibilities.

In this role, you will be an integral member of the Legal Department team, assisting the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and staff attorneys with legal matters, including drafting, editing, organizing, and maintaining company documents. This is a high volume environment where organization, flexibility, and can-do attitude is a must. In return, you will have the chance to be part of a growing team whose efforts impact the entire organization on a daily basis. This is a non-litigation role.

Your Role:

  • Directly support the CLO and staff attorneys on a variety of tasks, projects, and processes, including legal issue management and research
  • Act with a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times
  • Interact with the Company's board of directors and executive team on a variety of matters
  • Show off your attention to detail and proofreading skills as you confidently prepare, draft, and revise correspondence and legal documents without error
  • Act as an administrator and go-to resource for our online document management software, Netdocs
  • Nurture relationships and act as a liaison between internal teams and the Legal Department
  • Operate independently, develop processes, implement effective workflow and embrace best practices
  • Provide redundancy and backup support for other team members
  • Maintain schedule flexibility, when necessary to meet project deadlines
  • Uphold an excellent business sense, a strong work ethic, professional appearance and a good sense of humor
  • In office attendance is mandatory

    Your Background:
    • 3-10 years' experience with a law firm or in-house counsel drafting and modifying commercial agreements such as confidentiality, vendor, and master service agreements
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in all matters
    • Confidence and demeanor to interact professionally with all levels of management, board members, and external parties
    • Experience with cloud-based document management systems. Experience with NetDocuments preferred but not required
    • Demonstrative experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Google Suite applications
    • Experience using CRM software (Sugar preferred), and electronic signature (RightSignature preferred) and virtual data room applications helpful but not required
    • Analyze and research facts to succinctly frame legal questions or issues for attorney review
    • Identify challenges and propose solutions to improve departmental functions
    • Work well in a team environment, but also have the self-motivation needed to work independently and see projects to completion with limited supervision
    • Prioritize tasks to ensure their timely, efficient, and full completion while paying careful attention to details and organization.
    • Be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented work environment.
    • Thrive on finding nuanced solutions to complex challenges

      What We Offer:
      • Extensive Benefit Options (Health, Vision, Dental, Long & Short term Disability) effective after a short waiting period
      • Flexible PTO plan & Company Holidays
      • Entrepreneurial work environment partnered with high growth career opportunities

        Sangoma is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

        You must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. No agencies, please.

        Job Applicant Privacy Notice:

        Sangoma collects and processes personal data related to job applicants as part of our recruiting process. We are committeed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data to meet our data protection obligations. Please visit

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Keywords: Sangoma, Sarasota , Corporate Paralegal, Legal , Sarasota, Florida

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