Legal and Contracts Administrator

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We are looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Legal and Contracts Administrator to join Guild Education’s growing team in downtown Denver. Your main duties will be to design, manage, and support all forms of legal processes, prepare and negotiate contracts, perform research, and prepare and manage legal/compliance policies and documents. A successful person in this role will be highly organized, process-oriented, and can demonstrate a strong attention to detail along with the ability to recognize, analyze, and communicate potential risks for our company. Our ideal candidate has previous experience preparing, negotiating, and administering complex contracts, supporting contract management tools, as well as with supporting various aspects of an in-house legal function, and is knowledgeable about operational processes and contract law generally.

As Legal and Contracts Administrator, you will:

  • Assist in managing the legal operations and processes supporting procurement and vendor management
  • Support and drive the development and automation of legal processes and tools
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contract terms (NDAs, all forms of vendor agreements, and other legal contracts) with internal and external business stakeholders
  • Clearly communicate company policies and the legal and practical implications of contract terms to internal stakeholders
  • Analyze potential legal and business risks involved with specific contract terms
  • Assist in preparation, management and administration of legal/compliance policies, documents, and processes
  • Ongoing legal department administrative support
  • Perform general legal and informational research

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • Experience with contract law and negotiations, with a good understanding of related accounting and finance principles 
  • Have a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of corporate contract and legal administration experience.
  • Possesses superior attention to detail in order to spot errors and inconsistencies in contracts
  • Well-versed in the use and administration of technology to automate legal processes
  • Process-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Able to work productively, both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask, independently manage priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical thinking skills and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

About Guild:

Guild’s mission is to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce, through education. We are increasing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the largest employers in the country to offer education and upskilling to their employees via our learning marketplace of nonprofit universities and education institutions. Guild’s proprietary technology platform ensures employees no longer have to pay upfront for their corporate education, and helps employers facilitate the administration of this innovative benefit. Our technology and coaching also ensure that each employee can navigate the path back to school as a working adult, providing individualized support from day one through program completion. 

We also recently became one of the few female-led companies to hit a $1billion valuation and the only B-corp with those qualifications.  Our recent Series D round raised $157M, led by Ken Chenault, General Catalyst Partners chairman and former CEO of AMEX, and joined by Emerson Collective, LeadEdge Capital, and Iconiq. 

Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Additionally, we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $75,000-$93,750 as well as company stock options. 

  • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
  • Access to a 401k to help save for your future
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year and an open vacation policy after year 1 to help you recharge
  • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, so that you can take the time to heal and or recover 
  • Family-friendly benefits, including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, and fertility care benefits.
  • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support services
  • Education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth
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Our downtown Denver office is easily accessible via public transportation, with plenty of restaurants in the surrounding area.

An Insider's view of Guild Education

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're fast-paced and got a little bit of a startup vibe, so there's always plenty to learn from and grow!People are collaborative and ready to bring their knowledge, experience, and ideas to the table to make sure we're doing right by each other and our students.As hard-working as everyone is, you can also be rest assured we also love to celebrate!

Kendry

Bilingual Student Success Advisor

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We're incredibly cross functional and believe heavily in developing and cultivating strong relationships not only with our external partners, but internally across and within departments as well. One of my favorite traditions is that each new hire at Guild is given a coffee card when they start to encourage them to grab coffee with others and get t

Annie

Partner Marketing, Employer Success

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since my humble beginning as a Guild Intern, I have had opportunities afforded to me that stretch me in ways that align with my values and push me to be a little uncomfortable while still having welcome support. I’m now in a position where I get to learn first-hand from experts that I don’t believe I was qualified for before working at Guild.

Paco

Senior Associate of University Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

My team works on ensuring that new users can find what they need and engage with our platform easily. Many of the technical challenges we face involve scaling the early-stage version of Guild’s app into something more flexible for our next growth phase. We deal with the difficult (but fascinating!) tradeoffs of these decisions every day.

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What are Guild Education Perks + Benefits

Guild Education Benefits Overview

At Guild, we’re expanding opportunity for America’s workforce, and we’re committed to doing the same for our own employees by supporting them professionally and personally. Guild offers benefits and perks to support all employees and their families. From $0 medical premiums to a flexible parental leave policy to tuition assistance to company equity for all employees, we have something for everyone at Guild.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Guild has a yearly "Guild Gives Back" day, where we provide organized volunteer opportunities to all our employees as well as a "12 Days of Giving" around the holidays!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Guild has a highly diverse management team, with nearly 75% of employees reporting to female leadership.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Wellness Programs
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401(K)
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Generous Parental Leave
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
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Relocation Assistance
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Diversity Program
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Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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