Paralegal

Kendra Scott Design

Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 02/16/2021
  • Website: kendrascott.com
  • Company Address: , Austin, TX

About Kendra Scott Design

We are a fashion-lifestyle brand of big dreams, colorful confidence, and inspired design. Founded on Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy, we believe that our employees and customers are the heart and soul of our brand and that giving back is the truest form of success.

Job Description

About Kendra Scott:
We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.

Position Overview:

We have an exciting opportunity to support the rapid growth of our Company at our Home Office in Austin, TX! Reporting to our Director, Corporate Counsel, our Paralegal will be responsible for general corporate matters and legal compliance in an effort to protect the company and reduce risk. This role requires someone that is highly organized and also great at working with cross-functional teams on multiple projects.

Responsibilities:
• Establish, maintain, process, and/or oversee files, correspondence, contract management, records, and/or other documents for all agreements and other executed legal documents.
• Responsible for tracking agreements, filings and deadlines for various matters.
• Support claims and litigation matters in a timely manner; consult with insurance companies and brokers; track deadlines and provide administrative assistance.
• Assist with drafting and redlining agreements, and creating, updating and administering form-based contracts and other templates; communicate with company vendors in regard to contract matters.
• Support special projects as needed related to any subject area impacting fashion/retail, providing research, reporting, advice and such other tasks as required in support of such projects.
• Accountable for ongoing store compliance-related matters at the federal and local levels; provide corporate governance support.
• Consult with management, outside counsel, commercial advisors, tax experts, accountants and cross functional teams as necessary.
• Act as liaison with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders; educate them on roles and responsibilities, as well as processes and procedures, for matters involving the Company’s legal/risk team.
• Provide initial review for projects and campaigns and advise on legal requirements and risk assessment.
• Work cross-functionally and collaborate with the rest of the legal/risk team to help develop policies on industry-specific issues, legal or regulatory affairs.
• Develop strategic business partnerships and counsel cross-functional teams on general business and legal matters.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 2-4 years’ experience as a paralegal at a law firm and/or for a high-growth company required
• Paralegal certificate preferred
• Strong analytical, research, communication and organizational skills
• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail, with a strong sense of responsibility and follow-through
• A proven ability to execute with consistent delivery and reprioritize based on evolving business needs
• Possess high level of discretion, tact, judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to communicate complex issues, risks and opportunities in easily understood and concise manner
• A solutions-oriented mentality with a data driven approach
• A strong ability to build cross functional partnerships and work collaboratively
• A growth mindset: desire to leverage past learnings, grow and embrace new ideas
• A shared appreciation for our 3 core values of Family, Fashion and Philanthropy

Division

Home Office

Department

Legal

Location

Home Office

Position Type

Full Time

City

Austin

State

Texas

Zip Code

78756

Job Expires

14-Jan-2022

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.