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Pear Deck

Pear Deck

United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
What We Do
At GoGuardian, we’re helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe.
What It’s Like to Work at GoGuardian

We are an outcomes-focused learning company with a steadfast focus on improving learning environments, one classroom at a time. Working with us means joining a remote team of diverse, committed, mission-driven employees who are inspired by our vision, dedicated to our customers, and ready to roll up their sleeves. Guardians put their heads together to solve problems, learn together from experiments that fail, and stand together by their work with full accountability. We balance our diligence with an inclusive culture that invites everyone to bring their whole self to work. Join us and learn why “I love the people here” is one of the most frequent comments we hear from Guardians.

The Role

We’re looking for a Paralegal for the Commercial Legal team. In this role, you’ll be a partner to the business, including sales, RFP, finance, marketing, and privacy teams on any commercial contract matters. In this role, you are responsible for supporting the team on a variety of RFPs and customer contracts that are crucial to our company’s operations and success. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a growth mindset, and a strong interest in commercial work. Additionally, the candidate will adapt to a dynamic business, is comfortable with changes, and is able to deliver practical advice that appropriately balances business needs with risks. Pacific Timezone is highly preferred.

What You'll Do

  • Perform contract administration and general legal document organization: track, manage forms/templates, obtain signatures, input contracts into our contract management system, ensure certificates of insurance are completed by request, and maintain and file records.
  • Oversee the contract process between the Sales, RFP, and Commercial Legal teams.
  • Complete basic legal drafting, redlines, compare, review, and approval of a variety of agreements including Request for Proposals, Data Privacy Agreements, Privacy Questionnaires, Non-Disclosure Agreements, school vendor forms, and other bid-related contracts.
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues across departments and external vendors or customers, as needed.
  • Work cross-functionally with business and legal colleagues to support the business.
  • Other general support to legal team members.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Pacific time zone highly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience as a contracts administrator, contracts specialist, or paralegal at a law firm and/or technology company.
  • Independent, self-starter who operates autonomously while being a collaborative team player.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to simultaneously manage several projects.
  • Prior experience supporting a heavy volume of contract transactions relevant to a technology company across various business functions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Clear, collaborative, and effective communication with business teams, especially sellers.
  • Current Certified Paralegal status in California is a plus.
  • Familiarity with contracting with K-12 public schools, local governments, and/or state governments is a plus.
  • Eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, ever-changing, dynamic environment.
  • Fueled by the opportunity to truly impact the education landscape.
  • Something else? Tell us! We want to learn more about you…

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay, complete health insurance, 401(k) matching, and an employee equity plan.
  • Flexible time off, 13 paid holidays, paid parental leave, and a paid year-end holiday break.
  • A robust catalog of benefits that support your professional growth and personal wellbeing: wellness days, work from home funds, fertility & adoption reimbursement, and more…

Plus the intangible:

  • A varied and challenging role in an innovative, global company.
  • Supportive, driven colleagues who have your back and share your passion.

The typical base salary range for this position is $89,000 - $118,000 per year. The range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire base pay for this position and your pay will be determined by a variety of factors, including your primary work location, skills, qualifications and experience. Additional benefits information is listed on our careers page.

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