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Contracts Specialist / Paralegal

San Jose, CA, USA

San Jose Sharks

About the Role

As Contracts Specialist / Paralegal for SSE, the successful candidate will be part of a small in-house legal team that is tackling some of the most exciting issues in professional sports and entertainment. The Contracts Specialist / Paralegal will work on large and small matters that require impeccable judgement, intellectual curiosity, a can-do attitude, and the ability and desire to collaborate cross-functionally. As a key part of the team, they will help manage and track the terms of a large volume of complex transactions, proactively counsel internal clients, negotiate agreements, support innovative organizational initiatives, and help identify and manage legal risks. The Contracts Specialist / Paralegal position is a full-time role. Candidates must be comfortable both working independently and collaboratively with other members of the team in a hybrid working environment.


About the Company

Born in 1991, Sharks Sports and Entertainment (“SSE”) has grown into a multi-faceted organization that includes the SAP Center in San Jose, the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda, three Sharks Ice facilities, and the non-profit Sharks Foundation. Additionally, SSE is growing the organization through expansion in the Bay Area and surrounding communities in northern California.

We work and play in the Bay Area, and are deeply influenced by the technology, innovation, diversity, and commitment to excellence that surrounds us. Our culture is transforming to reflect those values, with an eye towards a pioneering, forward-thinking, and inclusive environment in sports and entertainment.

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