Contemporary Staffing is currently recruiting for a Paralegal: III in Madison, NJ 07940. You will be responsible for the full life-cycle contract maintenance processes associated with the administration of franchise agreements, amendments, renewals, and terminations within an assigned business group in the company.
Responsibilities for the Paralegal: III:
Responsible for drafting and maintaining contract administration documentation
Responsible for accurately preparing, analyzing, distributing, and updating Franchise Review Committee documentation mapping, reports, agenda, minutes, correspondence letters and ancillary materials
Upholding compliance by identifying, researching, and analyzing data related to potential violations of brand's policies and procedures and abuse of company's intellectual property
Key participant in renewals working with brand representatives to establish renewal strategies using assembled account information.
Upholds strict adherence to policies and procedures, ensuring required documentation, reviews, and approvals are obtained.
This position is the first line of professional and courteous communication between company and its customers/franchisees on a variety of complex substantive and process issues. Works closely with the franchisees, brand representatives, franchise sales, finance and legal to negotiate and resolve issues. The contract specialist is the key knowledge resource for both our internal and external client base possessing a full understanding of our franchise agreement, associated addenda, and processes/systems.
Prioritizes and manages activities effectively to meet commitments and schedules; consistently meeting deadlines.
Minimum Requirements for the Paralegal: III:
• Strong negotiation skills • Experience preparing legal documents • Excellent customer service skills • Paralegal Certificate preferred • Proven analytical and research skills • Strong time management, planning and organization skills • Self-motivated and able to work independently and maintain calendar/tickler system • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and act with a sense of urgency • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially via telephone • Strong PC skills, including experience using MS Office, MS Outlook and MS Browsers • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to excellence • A background in franchising, familiarity with contract administration activities, real estate, and good analytical skills will enhance your credentials. • B.S./B.A. Business Administration, Operations, or related discipline preferred.
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