Legal Operations Manager

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Location

This is a remote position, with preference for Atlanta, GA or remote. Women Who Code is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Type

Full-time

Company Overview

Women Who Code is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. As an organization, we have executed more than 14,000 free learning events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 290,000, and have a presence in 122 countries.


We believe that a team dedicated to making our industry better should reflect the diversity within it. We take our Code of Conduct seriously, and encourage those of groups traditionally underrepresented in technology to apply.

Job Description

The Legal Operations Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Legal Officer and Brand Strategist to draft, review, and negotiate contracts on behalf of the Company. You will have working knowledge of laws and regulations and the ability to make well-informed legal decisions. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining knowledge of organization’s operations and legal documents.

  • Conducting legal research and reviewing the company's litigation strategy pertaining to legal actions.

  • Examining and creating draft agreements, such as employment and vendor agreements.

  • Draft, review, and redline contracts with members of the WWCode team.

  • Implement and manage the WWCode contract management system.

  • Drive strategic and operational initiatives with on-time and on-budget results.

  • Report on key operational and substantive metrics for the WWCode that will better inform decision-making, including matter and work product analyses.

  • Identify and implement legal department tools to streamline new or existing practices, as well as managing design, rollout, and training for new systems.

  • Develop and enforce processes and policies to manage outside counsel usage and spend.

  • Assist with budget matters and optimizing workflows within the legal department.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including sales, support, service, business development, regulatory, IT, and finance, as well as various business units.

Qualifications

  • MS degree in Law or higher

  • Experience with an established law firm or corporate law.

  • Overall broad legal knowledge. 

  • Knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to businesses.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and confidentiality.

  • Knowledge of latest legal technology tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness of legal team


Team WWCode

  • Uphold the mission and vision of WWCode

  • Collaborate across teams

  • Represent WWCode in a positive manner and inspire and mentor others to be their best

  • Be sure your messaging is clear and we are fulfilling agreements made with customers

  • Be competitive but team oriented

  • Some travel may be required (events to connect with potential partners, community, and represent WWCode)

Nice To Have

Experience with Non/Profit Organizations

Hiring Process