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Contracts Manager

With our career opportunities we offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, wellness program, paid parental leave, professional development, and a fully stocked kitchen.

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Everlaw is looking for an experienced Contracts Manager with superb organization, communication, and collaboration skills to support our business. In this role, you will leverage your experience to review, revise, and negotiate contracts and administer our Ironclad contract management system. You’ll report to our Managing Associate General Counsel, Commercial, and partner with existing Legal team members as well as with Sales, Customer Experience, and Finance. 

Everlaw's growing and dynamic legal team strives to facilitate the company's growth while mitigating risk. We are committed to serving as the trusted legal advisor to Everlaw and Everlawyers. We work cross-functionally to tackle the challenges Everlaw faces and find innovative solutions to complex issues. We are deeply involved in every aspect of Everlaw's business, operations, and security, from bringing our product to market to operating effectively globally in the information age. 

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant, and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the “perfect” candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.

This is a full-time exempt position located in Oakland, California with a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr.

Getting started

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals.
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day 1.

In your role, you'll...

  • Review, revise, and negotiate commercial contracts including NDAs, Order Forms, Terms of Service, and inbound/procurement agreements, and work with counsel to redline and negotiate inbound and outbound agreements, including SaaS and other technology agreements, services agreements, and engagement letters.
  • Use, manage, and administer our Ironclad contract management system, including developing and modifying workflows, modifying templates, and working with Sales and Finance to make sure the integration between Salesforce and Ironclad is working properly.
  • Help improve the contract approval process, including improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, with an emphasis on efficiency and scalability.
  • Help ensure that contracts are executed following corporate guidelines and sound risk management principles.
  • Team with Commercial Counsel on contract negotiations. 
  • Proactively improve and create contract templates and playbooks as business needs arise.
  • Lead or support projects directly impacting the growth and scalability of the commercial legal function and the greater Legal department.
  • Identify meaningful metrics to support the iterative improvement of the Commercial Legal team’s effectiveness.

About you

  • You are a creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to stay calm under pressure, work independently, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and effectively manage deliverables with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to explain complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and issue-resolution abilities and an eagerness to work in a cross-functional role with the entire Everlaw team.
  • You have earned a Bachelor’s degree and have at least 5 years of experience as a Contracts Manager.
  • You have experience with using and managing Ironclad for a Commercial Legal team.
  • You may have a Juris Doctor, though it is not a requirement.
  • You may have experience with using or managing the Ironclad contract management system.  This is preferred but not required.
  • You may have some experience supporting a sales organization and working knowledge of intellectual property law and indemnity clauses.
  • You can explain contract language to a non-legal audience.
  • You have sound independent judgment.

Benefits

  • The expected salary range for this role is between $120,000 -  $145,000. The final offered salary will be dependent upon many factors including the candidate’s experience and skills. The base pay range is subject to change in the future
  • Equity program
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and approximately 10 days (80 hours) per year of sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Find out more about our Benefits and Perks

Perks

  • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
  • Enjoy a wide variety of snacks and beverages in the office
  • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
  • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities
  • Ranked #9 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023 for US small and medium companies
  • One of Wealthfront’s 2021 Career Launching Companies, and ranked #2 on the “2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work” list by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • One of Fast Company’s World's Most Innovative Companies for 2022 and proud contributor of free ediscovery resources to benefit the greater good through “Everlaw for Good”
  • #LI-EJ1
  • #LI-Hybrid 
Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! 
 
We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today. 
 
Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
 
Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.
 
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