Paralegal
Flipboard - Palo Alto, CA

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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

Flexible hours

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.

Lots of snacks- healthy and otherwise.

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Flipboard is your personal magazine. It's the most popular way to catch up on the news you care about, discover amazing things from around...