Cvent, Inc.’s Legal Department is seeking a detail-oriented Assistant Team Lead, Legal Operations & Governance who values executing with urgency. This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President – General Counsel and will work in our headquarters located in Tysons Corner, VA. As the Assistant Team Lead, Legal Operations & Governance, you will be responsible for day-to-day operational, financial, governance and reporting across the Legal Department. You will directly manage two full-time resources– a Legal Operations Analyst and a Contracts Administrator—to help you successfully discharge your responsibilities.

A key aspect of the role will be building and maintaining bridges with the Sales, Finance, Corporate Development, Procurement, Tax and Human Resources departments to help ensure quick turnaround of agreements, timely filings, tracking of cross-departmental projects and building out knowledge resources. The role will require attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, a positive attitude, collaboration, and strong multitasking skills to be able to drive and track multiple projects to completion. 


What You Will Be Doing:

Strategic Support

  1. Prepare a variety of operational reports that are delivered to the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Sales leadership
  2. Assist General Counsel in setting agendas for Department meetings – monthly continuing legal education, quarterly business reviews and bi-annual strategic department meetings
  3. Update and advance companywide trainings regarding ethics, employment, privacy and contracts management
  4. Enhance the efficiency, operations, and performance of the Legal Department, including resource planning and workflow optimization initiatives
  5. Manage onboarding of new legal personnel

Financial Planning and Analysis

  1. Lead the annual Department budget process
  2. Manage relationships with outside counsel and oversee the legal vendor management process
  3. Responsible for monthly review/audit of legal invoices, including projecting accruals
  4. Prepare a monthly, quarterly and annual discussion and analysis report explaining variances between budget and actual spend

Corporate Promotion and Protection

  1. M&A assistance, including:
    1. due diligence support
    2. data room management
    3. preparing and organizing documents for the Legal and cross-divisional teams
      manage and oversee the Legal M&A Integration process
  2. Litigation assistance, including
    1. Legal hold/document retention preparation and maintenance
    2. E-discovery support
  3. IP administration, including
    1. Mature trademark docketing and filing system
    2. Mature patent prosecution program
    3. Oversee the ethics hotline and compliance reporting

Knowledge and Performance Management

  1. Administer and mature knowledge management systems – LegalHelp for our internal clients and Wiki for the Legal team
  2. Examine key legal metrics to identify opportunities to improve legal service delivery
  3. Monitor Department email boxes
  4. Identify and implement technology tools to streamline new or existing practices, as well as manage design, rollout, and training for new systems
  5. Ensure the Department is meeting or exceeding its Key Performance Indicators, including client response rates, client satisfaction and meeting deadlines

Corporate Governance

  1. Maintain accurate corporate records, including minute books and corporate seals
  2. Ensures Cvent and its subsidiaries comply with US and international regulatory requirements and filings
  3. Coordinating, maintaining, and assisting with the drafting of board resolutions and minutes
  4. Solicit and manage law firm auditor response letters

What You Need For This Position:

  1. 3 – 5 years of experience in an operations or corporate paralegal role
  2. Understanding of basic legal vocabulary and concepts
  3. Must be able to own projects
  4. Evangelizes change management and lives to improve day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness
  5. Demonstrable ability to manage up
  6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  7. Effective oral communication and writing skills
  8. Impeccable organizational skills and extremely detail-oriented
  9. Must be excited to collaborate in a team setting
  10. Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines
  11. Strong Excel and other Microsoft Office skills
  12. Willingness to “lean in” and explore new technology solutions; ability to teach others how to use new technology

At Cvent we celebrate, support and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristics.
Cvent maintains a drug-free workplace.


About Cvent

Cvent is an exciting, fast-growing tech company that provides industry-leading software to event professionals around the world. Our suite of services - online event registration, venue selection, mobile apps, email marketing, web surveys, and targeted hotel advertising opportunities - have positioned us a major player in the estimated $565 billion global meetings and events industry.

How to Apply: see the job posting here:  https://hrbrg.co/4sr4l8