We’re hiring a Corporate and Contract Paralegal in Columbus, OH

The Position

Root is seeking to add a motivated, passionate, and creative Paralegal to join our growing Legal department. You will play a critical role in managing all aspects of the legal process pipeline, assisting the Legal team in a variety of duties with the goal of helping the team think critically during such a unique time in the business.

Reports to: Senior Deputy General Counsel

What you'll do

  • Produce, edit, manage and maintain various company business agreements and documents. 
  • Be a key stakeholder of the Company’s contract lifecycle management tool, from managing incoming inquiries, prioritizing requests,  providing forms, documenting status, and managing contract execution and retention, and apply best-practice methodologies to develop contracts, agreements, and supporting documentation.
  • Work with product, engineering, and marketing/design teams to document, review, and audit initiatives for legal compliance.
  • Help create procedures and practices within the company to promote efficient workflows, including creating and managing form banks, and handling of legal requests that allow the company to scale effectively.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual public company processes and procedures.
  • Handle miscellaneous projects for the commercial and corporate teams.

What we’re looking for:

  • Paralegal certification from an accredited college or university is preferred but not required.
  • 2+ years of in-house experience in a tech environment strongly preferred. 
  • Highly organized and self-directed business style with strong ability to prioritize.
  • Proven ability to translate and combine complex concepts, ideas, and solutions into a cohesive language and format easily understood by others.
  • Exceptional critical and analytical thinking skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects in parallel.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute under pressure and achieve objectives within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Detail-oriented with thorough grammatical, writing, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to utilize standard software tools to create business documents, contracts, and supporting materials.
  • Self-motivated, passionate, creative, and solutions-oriented
  • Committed to establishing and maintaining the highest standards of excellence
  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and ownership of work
  • An ability to work independently as well as be a team player.

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Join us.
At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. Very few (if any!) people will fit every description; so if you are passionate about what this role entails, and are excited by solving real problems, we encourage you to apply; we want to learn about you, and what you can add to our team!

Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@inc.joinroot.com.