Paralegal II in Westwood Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide Call Center

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.



System Job Title: Paralegal II

Leadership Role: INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR

Job Summary

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVW) is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental, and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services. The company has more than 100 resorts and nearly 650,000 Owners and Members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. It also includes exchange networks and membership programs comprised of nearly 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations and approximately two million members, as well as management of more than 200 other resorts and lodging properties. The MVW Law Department provides legal support and legal services to all aspects of the Company's business.

The paralegal in this position will be a member of the Law Department's eCommerce, Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Privacy team. This position assists attorneys and others with information technology, privacy, data security, eCommerce, intellectual property and related matters in the context of commercial contracts and transactions, compliance activities and governance functions by performing a variety of law-related tasks under the direction of an attorney, including maintenance, revision and utilization of template contracts and related materials; performing and maintaining records of substantive legal research; drafting, reviewing and analyzing complex legal documents; evaluating proposed online and traditional commercial activities; preparing business communications; responding to routine inquiries; managing periodic certifications; and performing related duties. This position typically works under moderate supervision of an attorney.

Expected Contributions

  • Provide support to and participate in the preparation, review, execution and organization of commercial contracts and associated materials with particular attention to information technology, privacy, data security, eCommerce, intellectual property and related considerations, including application to all MVW business lines and all MVW corporate service and support functions.
  • Perform research, reporting and analysis relating to laws, regulations, industry standards and company policies concerning information technology, privacy, eCommerce, intellectual property and related matters.
  • Review, update and identify issues presented by, and provide guidance relating to the application of, website terms of use, privacy policies, and social media platform rules.
  • Provide support to and participate in the review and update of company policies and procedures relating to information technology, privacy, data security, eCommerce, intellectual property and related areas.
  • Maintain and continue to develop a working knowledge of legal and business developments relevant to the company and the travel and hospitality industry, particularly in areas impacted by information technology, privacy, data security, eCommerce, intellectual property and related considerations.
  • Assist with maintaining, updating and distributing various status reports.
    • Consult with and direct files to appropriate associate when issues arise outside of the scope of his or her responsibility or experience.
  • Create and maintain paper and computer files of correspondence and documents.
  • Assist with training new associates, as requested.
  • Assist in gathering information and resolving issues with clients.
    • Interact regularly with IT Services Procurement, IT Security, Privacy Office, Human Resources, Risk Management, Owner Services, Resort Operations, and Sales and Marketing Departments.
    • Interact with outside entities (e.g., outside legal counsel, service providers, and government agencies) to gather information, documentation or data.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Experience/Knowledge

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent qualifying work experience with an excellent employment record.
  • Three or more years of related substantive and applicable experience as a paralegal or equivalent experience in a law firm, corporate law department, or government agency.
  • Corporate or commercial transactions, including information technology and privacy experience preferred.
  • Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program helpful, but not required.

General familiarity with and comfort acquiring further knowledge of technical terminology and concepts presented in the consideration of legal issues in the context of information technology, services and security, personal data privacy, social media, eCommerce, and intellectual property

  • Excellent employment record and references.

Skills

Computer skills to include advanced word processing and familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint; basic legal research (Lexis, Westlaw, etc.).

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; active listener.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Level of expertise/knowledge to manage tasks that have an impact on business.
  • Ability to set/adjust priorities effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment and use of discretion.
  • Flexibility to adapt to continually changing work priorities.
  • Diligence, dependability and strong work ethic.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

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