Paralegal- 1 year contract at BuildDirect
Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
BuildDirect - Paralegal

We are looking for a Paralegal to support two really rad lawyers in a tech company that’s changing the home improvement industry. You will be the first paralegal to embark on this exciting journey. From AGMs to hackathons, contract management to corporate secretarial support, you will be there to assist us in this fast growing organization. You will report directly to the General Counsel.

What You’ll Do

Assist in drafting and revising BuildDirect’s documents (NDAs, software license agreements, demand letters, Terms of Use…and so much more!)
Assist with development of legal processes to scale our legal services
Support various financing, M&A and other transactions
Conduct research and prepare succinct business-focused summaries of findings
Assist with management of our intellectual property portfolio
Assist with management of litigation matters
Support the Corporate Secretary function, including assembling Board and Committee materials, AGM and other meeting preparation, and other corporate matters (including share transfers)
Who You Are

Your friends and co-workers would describe you as someone who:

Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Plays well with others
Communicates clearly
Gets stuff done
Has a keen eye for detail
Takes initiative and enjoys working independently (no micro managers here!)
Is an organizational master
Picks up new concepts quickly
Goes the extra mile
Embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm
Understands other perspectives
Challenges the status quo
Wants to learn and get better every day
The Fine Print

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a corporate commercial paralegal
Some experience in-house would be an asset
Paralegal Certificate / Diploma
What’s in it for you?

In addition to working on anything and everything that comes our way (hint: it’s pretty much every legal subject you’ve ever heard of – and stuff you’ve never heard of!), we have:

Free weekly yoga classes, fresh organic fruit, and onsite gym/lockers/bike storage
A fabulous office in downtown Vancouver with penthouse patios and mountain views
Socials every Friday afternoon in our lounge so you can connect with your team mates and wind down at the end of the week
About us

BuildDirect is a leading online marketplace for heavyweight home improvement products. We have transformed how homeowners access and purchase home improvement products by building an online marketplace that offers a wide selection of products at the best value, direct-to-home shipping, free virtual design tools and best-in-class customer service. Suppliers are able to leverage the Home Marketplace to showcase and sell their home improvement products directly to consumers, creating a simple and trusted online shopping experience.