Legal Assistant

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About Billd

Billd is an exciting new FinTech company transforming the way commercial construction contractors do business. Billd is well-funded, has its product in the market, and has been recently featured in VentureBeat, Austin Business Journal, and Modern Contractor Solutions as one of the innovation leaders in this space.

We believe in attracting and hiring the best and brightest. We are looking for talented, motivated professionals to join our growing team. At Billd, you will be challenged to be your best self and guaranteed to have one of the most professionally rewarding experiences of your career.

Interested in what our teammates and customers have to say about Billd? Feel free to check out our 4.6 star Glassdoor rating and 4.8 Trust Pilot rating .

The Role

Billd is looking for a self-directed and experienced Legal Assistant to support the Director of Legal Operations of Billd. You would be the second hire in Billd's Legal Department. You will report directly to the Director of Legal Operations, but will also be required to work with Billd's Lien/Bond Claims, Financial Operations, and Collections Teams.

What You'll Do

  • Keep up to speed on the status of all pre-litigation and litigation matters
  • Maintain Director of Legal Operations' calendar of important deadlines, meetings, and events
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize based on urgency
  • Attend meetings and take detailed notes on ideas, questions, concerns, and action items for Legal Department
  • Create and maintain an organized filing system for legal documents both in physical and digital format
  • Assist legal counsel in preparing and sending certified mailings
  • Coordinate and communicate with outside counsel to provide documents for pre- litigation case assessment, discovery, etc.
  • Infrequent travel may be requested

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certification required, with limited exceptions
  • 3+ years' experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal at a civil law firm required
  • Experience and/or desire to work in a fast-paced start-up environment is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) is required
  • Experience with SalesForce is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • There is a strong preference for those with prior experience with business litigation, commercial collections matters, and/or construction law.
  • Must exhibit strong attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, and an analytical mindset.
  • Must be willing and able to work Monday through Friday, from approximately 8:30 am to5:30pm.

Those with criminal or personal injury law experience only should not apply

Billd is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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Location

Just 10 minutes north of downtown Austin, and right next to plenty of bars and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Billd

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Excitement. Team members celebrate others' successes both inside and outside the company. When a client calls up because they've just won a bid on a major project - and the clients know that we're there to help them - the excitement is tangible. We're solving age-old problems with an innovative approach, nothing is more exciting than that.

Jon Placa

Director of Financial Operations

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about our technology partnerships, specifically with Procore and Stack. Billd's credit terms act as a perfect complement to construction technology platforms and it is exciting to develop integrations into our partners workflow. Ultimately, the integrations create more value for contractors with a great user experience.

Robbie Reynolds

Director of Business Development

How does the company support your career growth?

The leadership of this company is serious about professional development and letting employees take on big challenges that excite them. Billd has allowed me to explore different teams and roles since I joined a year ago. It’s exciting to look around and see the amount the company has grown and to consider how much I’ve grown as well.

Josie

Sales Enablement Manager

What's something quirky about your company?

I consider under-desk hammocks, nitro green tea on draft, and a fully built out cross-training gym 100% mainstream at this point, so no quirks there. If I'm thinking "quirky," it'd have to be our Billd Office Music Policy: first person to arrive in the morning selects the jams for the day (no skips allowed).

Russ Briscoe

Director of Contractor Partnerships

What are Billd Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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