Paralegal II in MVW Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Job Summary

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVW) is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental, and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services. The company has more than 100 resorts and nearly 650,000 Owners and Members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. It also includes exchange networks and membership programs comprised of nearly 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations and approximately two million members, as well as management of more than 200 other resorts and lodging properties. The MVW Law Department provides legal support and legal services to all aspects of the Company's business.

This position performs entity organization and maintenance tasks as well as extensive document review and drafting, factual research, and document analysis and organization in connection with entity management support and support of a wide array of real estate transactions.  The position requires regular contact and interaction with the business team as well as with consultants and outside legal counsel.  In addition, the position requires substantial knowledge of the corporate secretary and entity management subject matters relative to MVW companies and of real estate transactions.  This position typically works closely with other paralegals and under moderate supervision of one or more attorneys.

Expected Contributions

  • Draft legal correspondence, documents, and memoranda for attorney review; once reviewed, revise, distribute, and transmit legal correspondence, documents, and memoranda.
  • Maintain corporate books and records for domestic and international subsidiaries of MVW.
  • Prepare annual meeting minutes, resolutions, delegations of authority and other corporate compliance and maintenance documents. 
  • Assure compliance with state and local regulations through the regular filing of annual reports, financial statements, qualifications to do business and renewals of the same in numerous jurisdictions.
  • Prepare corporate resolutions, powers of attorney and related documentation.
  • Manage and maintain filings, organizational and good standing documentation for MVW subsidiaries.
  • Draft real estate document summaries, memoranda, critical dates matrices, title objection letters, closing checklists and other real estate transaction-related documentation and agreements.
  • Review title reports and surveys.
  • Independently research legal topics, summarize findings in writing, and file written work product in appropriate paper and electronic files.
  • Create, update, and maintain corporate tracking and document database, as appropriate.
  • Analyze various documents as requested.
  • Interact with outside entities (e.g., outside legal counsel, government agencies and corporations) to gather information, documentation or data.
  • Assist paralegals and attorneys in gathering information and resolving issues with clients.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned, which may involve handling confidential and sensitive material.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to an attorney within the Development, Real Estate and Entity Management practice group.

Candidate Profile

Education

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent qualifying work experience with an outstanding performance record.
  • Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program or qualifying legal experience.

Experience

  • Minimum of four years of substantive, relevant experience as a paralegal or equivalent experience in a law firm or corporate law department.

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within stated deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to present ideas and information in a concise, organized way.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook software applications.
  • Familiarity with database functionality and operation attributes
  • Comfort adapting to changing work priorities upon short notice and under pressure.
  • Comfort working on several projects concurrently.
  • Sound judgment and use of discretion.
  • Poise under pressure.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Friendly demeanor and positive, can-do attitude.
  • Self-starter with high energy, stamina, and results orientation.
  • Diligence, dependability, and strong work ethic.
  • Team player.
  • Flexibility for overtime.


Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.