As a Paralegal at Flipboard, you will provide a wide array of legal services across the company, working with colleagues in all parts of the business. This position is full time and based in Palo Alto, reporting to the Head of Legal.
Paralegal/G&A Support Responsibilities:
Build and manage a contract management system. Aggregate all contracts and corporate documents into a single, secure, digital, searchable database
Oversee contract/deal/signature approval process. Handle all steps for contract execution and recordation (signatures, stamps, scanning, exchanges of final materials, upload to storage, summaries as-needed)
Work with outside counsel to maintain IP registrations dockets and records with concise, internal summaries of all trademark and patent applications and registrations worldwide
Support HR in connection with contractor contract management and other duties as needed.
Track all vendor spending and budget for business/legal team
Assist with the creation and maintenance of corporate governance records and board and shareholder materials
Assist in the administration of the company’s equity program, including option grants, exercises and cancellations; maintain employee equity database; support in connection with maintaining the cap table
Draft and review NDAs, consulting and services agreements (typically, on company forms), and other basic legal agreements; track compliance with contractual obligations
Required Skills, Experience and Qualities
Minimum of 5 years experience as a corporate paralegal, with a mix of law firm and in‐house experience preferred (ideally with experience in a start‐up and/or high‐tech environment)
Experience with private company corporate governance, and related documents and processes
Strong written and oral communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to effectively work with various functions and levels within an organization
Talent for organizational efficiency; a proactive approach to problem solving. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt in a rapidly changing environment. Enthusiastic approach to new challenges and tasks.
Experience with implementation and maintenance of cap table
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously to complete tasks accurately, on schedule, and with minimal supervision
Proficiency with Google Docs/Drive, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism and the utmost discretion
Enthusiastic, can-do, eager to learn attitude a must.
Why Join Flipboard?
Be a part of a team that builds a product that millions use and love every day, transforming how people discover, browse and share media. By joining Flipboard now, our startup culture will enable you to learn and grow while shaping the product, the company, resulting in the most impactful work of your career.
Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Netflix, Adobe, Ellerdale, Sony, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
CEO, Mike McCue is a creative visionary experienced at building innovative products and companies (acquired by Netscape & Microsoft).
Collaborative teams work together with strong purpose and vision. “Mock O’clock” held each week serves as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of computers, screens, tablets, and peripherals.
Flipboard’s HQ is an open, beautifully converted art studio centrally located in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits
Benefits & Perks
401(k) with company contribution
Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
Unlimited “out of office time” for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal or family needs
Subsidized commuter programs
Beer Fridays: casual team & friend meet-ups at Flipboard HQ
Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies- you name it, we celebrate it.
Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.