Paralegal, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages
Location:
Dallas , Texas
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
119911
Job ID: 119911

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC, is expanding their corporate headquarters in the Dallas, TX market and have several new opportunities estimated to start on 4/1/17 as a result of the recent acquisition by Arca Continental Beverages, a partner with the Coca-Cola Company for over 90 years. These new positions will be part of the new structure and company. The Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages team is comprised of 9 manufacturing facilities and distributes product from 37 locations. We market, produce and deliver bottles of happiness; serving markets throughout Texas, as well as parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Our employees are true ambassadors of one of the most recognized brands in the world.
As employees of this great company, we enjoy attractive compensation schemes and comprehensive benefits, along with opportunities for growth and advancement. We invite you to be a part of this dynamic, growing company that has consistently been recognized as a Great Place to Work!

 

This paralegal is responsible for review, negotiation and documentation of contracts, and review of advertising and promotional programs. In addition, paralegal will: 

  • Prepare agreements under the supervision of the General Counsel and/or OU Counsel necessary for the Company’s execution of sales and purchases from 3 party customers and suppliers.
  • Provide contract records management support as needed.
  • Supervise all records management related to legal matters.
  • Issue and maintain litigation holds and assist with gathering of information in response to discovery requests and similar inquiries.
  • Review and correct advertising and sales materials for legal and company policy compliance issues, including sweepstakes and promotions.
  • Assist the General Counsel and/or OU Counsel in managing the relationship with outside stakeholders, especially in matters related to Intellectual Property/Brand management.
  • Assist the General Counsel and/or OU Counsel in planning, budgeting and monitoring the department operational budget.
  • Prepare responses to governmental and other public agencies regarding general corporate information on the company. 

The paralegal directly provides legal and business information to client groups on daily basis.  The paralegal will manage a high volume of general contractual matters and oversee records management for other legal issues. The paralegal filling this role is someone who must have some transactional and/or litigation experience, work prioritization skills, good people skills, and exemplary writing skills. The candidate must be willing to work overtime.


Requirements

* Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program or a Bachelor’s degree with a Paralegal Studies Certificate from an ABA approved program.

* 5+ years of experience with in-house or law firm servicing clients in the consumer goods industry.

 

This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Coca-Cola Refreshments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

A little about us:
Coca-Cola’s success would not be possible without the world’s best employees. We invite you to challenge yourself, join us and prosper.

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