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Caleres Paralegal II - Corporate Real Estate in St. Louis, Missouri

We seek an experienced real estate legal professional with strong negotiation skills and a passion for providing exceptional customer service to join our Real Estate team.

We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people’s lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of helping people feel great…feet first!

We seek people who:

  • Timely and accurately review, negotiate and draft all commercial retail documents

  • Ensure legal protection of the company and its interests throughout all real estate transactions

  • Track a personal portfolio of lease action dates and act upon date critical matters without immediate oversight

  • Conduct complex legal research and analysis of lease terms and lease management systems

  • Negotiate documents with outside legal counsel/paralegals, adhering to corporate requirements and conforming to the intent and standards of the Real Estate Department

  • Build strong business relationships internally and externally to maximize company resources

  • Research legal issues relating to lease terms, advise internal partners of contractual rights and obligations, and provide solution-based interpretations

We seek people with these qualifications:

  • Certified Paralegal or Legal Assistant Accreditation (CP or CLA) required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Real Estate preferred, or equivalent work experience

  • 2-4 years’ experience in business/corporate law and/or real estate law, preferably with a national retailer

  • 2-4 years’ experience negotiating commercial real estate legal documents

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workflow, and consistently meet critical deadlines on multiple projects

  • Exceptional negotiation and communication skills

  • Adaptable self-starter with the ability to quickly shift priorities

  • Experience in lease management software (AMTdirect, Accruent/RetaiLease)

But most of all, we seek believers. People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them.

People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.8 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity.

People who care about being the best, among the best. We seek believers who share in our ferocity for fit. Become a believer.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Requisition ID: 2021-10190

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