Paralegal II in Interval Sunset Dr Office at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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 Description

Specific Job Summary

Interval International (“Interval”) operates membership programs for vacationers and provides value-added services to its vacation ownership developer, homeowners’ association and other clients. The company’s exchange network is comprised of more than 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations. Through offices in 14 countries, Interval offers high-quality products and benefits to clients and approximately 2 million families who are enrolled in various membership programs. Interval International is an indirect subsidiary of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVW), 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 branded vacation ownership resorts and nearly 650,000 owners and members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. The MVW Law Department provides legal support and legal services to all aspects of the company's business.

This paralegal position is based in Interval’s corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida and reports to an attorney in the practice group. The position performs extensive document review and drafting, factual research, document analysis and organization, and other law-related tasks.  The position requires regular contact and interaction with the Interval International business team and typically works under the supervision of one or more attorneys.  In addition, this position routinely interacts with attorneys and paralegals of other MVW Law practice groups to support legal services being performed for Interval by such associates as well as overall department initiatives.

Specific Expected Contributions

  • Draft legal correspondence, agreements, and memoranda for attorney review; once reviewed, revise, distribute, and transmit legal correspondence, agreements and memoranda.
  • Provide resort affiliation and resort relations advice on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide direct management of the resort affiliation process worldwide and review all associated documentation and files.
  • Track assignment and progress of all document requests for resort related issues to ensure their timely completion within practice group guidelines.
  • Manage production of Interval International’s annual disclosure statement. Primarily responsible for compiling resort and individual membership data, as needed, and revising terms and conditions for multiple versions of annual disclosure statement.  Responsible for scheduling and tracking of version approval internally and with external client representatives.
  • Act as Interval International’s point of contact for review and clearing of potential OFAC matches.
  • Administer and maintain Automated Fee Table managed via ODM system and iServices. Responsible for tracking and driving approval of contractually permitted fee increases annually.
  • Revise/update standard resort-related documents and maintain templates and standard provision directory with oversight by the supervising attorney.
  • Work with other team members to design, implement and maintain an electronic contract management system.
  • Maintain documentation of resort administration processes.
  • Investigate instances of system abuse, coordinate resolution, and report to the supervising attorney.
  • Assist in investigating consumer complaints and coordinating resolution as directed by the supervising attorney.
  • Independently research legal topics, summarize findings in writing, and file written work product in appropriate paper and computer files.
  • Organize and purge files following completion of projects, as appropriate. Actively contact other associates to obtain information and guidance regarding materials and information to be included in files.
  • Interact with outside entities (e.g., outside legal counsel, government agencies and companies) to gather information, documentation or data.
  • Consult with and direct files to attorney when issues arise outside of the scope of his or her responsibility or experience.
  • Assist with training new associates, as appropriate.
  • Assist attorneys and other team members in gathering information and resolving issues with clients.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned, which may involve handling confidential and sensitive material.
  • Assist other associates in achieving business results by:
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    • utilizing technical knowledge and skills to enhance business processes;
    • establishing priorities for self and, where appropriate, others; 
    • allocating own time effectively to meet deadlines and practice group expectations; and
    • contributing to department/unit budget as appropriate (e.g., input, following guidelines).
  • Demonstrate an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and act independently to  

    improve and increase skills and knowledge.

  • Perform other duties as appropriate.

Specific Candidate Profile

Education

  • Four-year college degree and/or paralegal certificate; substantive transactional paralegal experience.
  • Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program helpful but not required.

Experience

  • Three or more years of related substantive and applicable experience as a paralegal or equivalent experience with a law firm or title agency.

Skills/Attributes      

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Level of expertise/knowledge to manage tasks that have an impact on business.
  • Ability to set/adjust priorities effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment and use of discretion.
  • Flexibility to adapt to continually changing work priorities.
  • Diligence, dependability and strong work ethic.
  • Familiarity with database functionality.
  • PC and other relevant technology competencies (e.g., Microsoft applications)


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