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Paralegal

Fareportal Inc. - New York City, NY

People are at the core of Fareportal. We are one of the fastest growing travel technology companies in the world; our portfolio of travel brands, including flagship product CheapOair, receive over 100 million visitors annually.



We are seeking a highly organized paralegal possessing at least 7-10 years of experience. This highly visible position reports directly to the SVP & General Counsel of Fareportal and supports others on his small but growing team.



Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential. If you are self-starting and proactive, your opportunity to work on interesting projects will be endless.



There isn’t a better time to join our growing team!



Responsibilities



This position will support commercial transactions related to the company’s business activities, including contracting, support for marketing activities, and more, including:





  • Commercial Contracts. Draft and edit various types of agreements, including NDAs, vendor, affiliate and services agreements. Prepare correspondence, memoranda and reports.


  • Litigation Support. Coordinate with Operations in the processing of consumer complaints. Research and work with Operations to respond with documentation to meet the documents requested in legal subpoenas. Assist attorneys in research activities, document gathering, as well as with investigations and initial drafting of responses to legal inquiries and demands.


  • Marketing Support. Provide support for all divisions of Fareportal marketing. Review, analyze and provide guidance on elements contained in press releases, advertisements and commercials. Advise on promotions, such as sweepstakes and contests including drafting rules, and other documents and overseeing selection of winners and fulfillment of prizes.


  • Intellectual Property Management. Work with outside counsel to maintain Fareportal’s domestic and foreign trademark, copyright, and domain name portfolios. This includes assisting with clearance, filing, prosecution, enforcement/defense and renewals.


  • Compliance. Review materials to be used on the websites and in online and offline marketing for compliance with legal requirements. Register and maintain required licenses for Fareportal entities. Provide backup to Compliance Specialist regarding regulatory compliance on sites with DOT and FTC rules.


  • Files and Contract Management. Help develop and administer contract filing procedures and processes both online and hard copy. Assist with the rollout and maintenance of Fareportal’s contract management tool.


  • Miscellaneous. Coordinate meetings and organize agendas and other meeting materials. Assist with due diligence projects. Other duties as assigned by department attorneys.




 



Requirements



Background





  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable college


  • At least 7-10 years of experience working as a paralegal in a corporate/commercial law function, most of which has been at another in-house legal department.


  • Prior experience at a travel, ecommerce, or consumer-facing business.




Skills





  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels and functions, from internal clients to opposing parties and regulatory officials. Demonstrated ability to conduct legal research and translate and explain findings to others.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal procedures, protocols, terminology and the preparation of complex legal documents.


  • Superior computer software and word processing skills (MS Office suite, document and project management applications, internet-based research). Advanced knowledge of social media and social networking sites.


  • Stellar organizational and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated track record of managing the details required of a paralegal.


  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize workload effectively in a fast-paced environment. Strong project management skills




450 days 12 hours ago

Fareportal Inc.

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Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Fareportal’s unique hybrid business model bridges the gap between an online travel agency and a traditional travel agency by providing a convenient online booking capability as well as a 24/7 personalized trip booking experience arranged by hundreds of trained and certified travel agents in multiple countries and in multiple languages. By leveraging company owned and operated contact centers located worldwide, we are able to deliver one of the highest levels of customer service and support in the air travel business.