As a Contracts Associate at Compass, you are responsible for the end-to-end lifecycle of our real estate agents' contracts with Compass. The Contracts Associate will work collaboratively across internal Compass teams (Legal, Strategic Growth, Operational Finance, and Enterprise Technology) to assist in the drafting and negotiation of contracts that are key to the agent lifecycle. You're part of a group of talented lawyers and non-lawyers and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively. You are energetic and collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass's business and work with employees and agents across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven, and you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.
At Compass You Will:
Review and modify agent independent contractor agreements and related documents
Serve as primary point of contact and provide time-sensitive support to key stakeholders (e.g. the Strategic Growth and Contract Desk teams) throughout the entire contract lifecycle
Exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate action, including, but not limited to, identifying issues that require the input of other Legal Team members and taking steps to escalate these matters appropriately
Help with the development and implementation of processes for efficient and streamlined operations, including work flow between the Legal Team and other teams at Compass
Maintain and update the Legal Team's FAQs and other guides provided to stakeholders to ensure compliance with internal policies.
What We're Looking For
BA degree plus 1-3 years of experience in legal operations, contracts management and/or process management
Contract drafting and/or other transactional experience highly preferred
Excellent proofreading, organizational, and time-management skills
Proactive, problem-solving attitude and strong work ethic without regular supervision
Proven ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage competing priorities
Superior communication skills -- you have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
Proficiency and high aptitude with computer skills, such as MS Office and GSuite; prior experience with Salesforce and SpringCM a plus!
At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place.