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19 Jun 2019

Full-Time Contracts Associate – Posted by Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Job Description

The individual in this position is primarily responsible for assisting ACA’s Legal Department with preparing, negotiating, tracking, and organizing client engagement agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other contracts. The individual in this position is also responsible for assisting the Legal Department with a variety of projects across a range of areas, and will be integral to the efficient operation

Assist with preparing, negotiating, tracking, and organizing client engagement agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other contracts, under the oversight of ACA’s Contract Manager
Communicate and interact with ACA clients, service providers, internal stakeholders, and others regarding delivery of contracts and other information
Assist with maintaining ACA’s corporate records and legal files
Assist with scheduling board meetings, preparing board materials, resolutions, and consents, and addressing related corporate governance matters
Assist with creating, maintaining and updating Legal Department templates and files
Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives

Bachelor’s degree required, certification in paralegal studies or contracts a plus
One year’s prior experience as a contracts specialist, with contract drafting experience, in an in-house setting preferred
Ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments on matters of significance
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality with respect to sensitive ACA corporate and client information
Demonstrated professional integrity
Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs
Ability to work well in a fast-paced, small-team environment
Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
Highly motivated and goal oriented; proactive in one’s own education and career progression; volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and tasks
Dedicated to upholding ACA’s high quality standards and customer service focus
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet
Willing to undertake minimal travel
Available for work and/or travel Monday through Friday on a general basis, including outside of normal business hours and/or weekends
ACA is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against current or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, child birth, or a related medical condition, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status, citizenship, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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