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Paralegal - Contracts Specialist

HHM Hotels

2001 Market Street
Suite 3500
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Full-Time

Overview

Opportunity:  Contracts Paralegal 

HHM Hotels is an industry-leading hotel management and investment firm that operates over 230 hotels across the United States and Canada, with a portfolio that includes Marriott, Hilton, IHG as well as independent and boutique hotels. 

HHM’s business has experienced rapid growth over the past few years and, as the company continues to scale its operations, HHM’s legal team is seeking a paralegal to oversee the review and processing of all contracts relating to hotel and corporate operations.  This role will work directly with our purchasing department and operations teams to ensure efficient and thorough review and execution of all contracts through HHM’s contract lifecycle management platform (IntelAgree).

The ideal candidate will have experience reviewing and processing commercial contracts as well as experience managing a contract lifecycle management platform.  Strong organizational skills are a must given the volume of contracts within our ecosystem.

Your Growth Path

Senior Contracts Paralegal – Contracts Manager

Your Focuses

  • Assist in contract negotiations, including tracking changes, coordinating communications between parties, and facilitating the execution of agreements.
  • Maintain and organize an up-to-date contract database.  Assist with continued configuration of HHM’s contract lifecycle management system.
  • Monitor contract deadlines, renewals, and compliance. 
  • Create and maintain contract templates and forms.
  • Draft agreements such as contract terminations, new contracts based on forms and other related agreements.
  • Provide support to the broader legal team as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives within the legal department.

Your Background and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required, certification as a Paralegal is a plus. 
  • Minimum of one year experience as a Paralegal in a law firm or corporate environment.
  • Proven experience with high-volume contract handling is highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and familiarity with contract management software functionality and operation.

HHM Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k Company Match
  • Free Basic Life Insurance
  • 24/7 access to TELUS Health, a confidential work-life resource.
  • Travel Discounts
  • Commuter Transit and Commuter Parking Benefits
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Program
  • Educational/Professional Development
  • Referral Bonus Program

Work Environment and Context

Required to sit for extended periods, lift up to 10 pounds, bend, reach, use hands and fingers to operate a keyboard

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

HHM Hotels is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other group protected by law.

Posted February 21, 2024

HHM Hotels

An Industry Leader in Hospitality

HHM Hotels is the preferred operator to many sophisticated and institutional owners of hotel real estate, including public and private owners, across the United States and Canada. We are known for consistent outperformance in operating results, the stability of our managed portfolio and operating teams, and our unrelenting focus on people, processes, and technology. HHM Hotels is tireless in delivering results and working closely with our owners across a portfolio of 240 hotels and over $2BN in managed revenues in the United States and Canada.

MANAGEMENT

For the past 30 years, HHM Hotels has focused on building out specific and differentiated capabilities and technology to serve our owners and drive industry-leading results in the areas of revenue generation, cost management, service delivery, and associate development and retention. In particular, we have focused on developing proprietary data, processes, and business systems to drive advantage and maintain our unwavering focus on results across every aspect of our managed hotels.

INVESTMENT

HHM Hotels has a highly active and productive investment team that seeks to leverage our operating capabilities and market knowledge to source, underwrite, and introduce deals to our stable of industry-leading investment partners. We have helped put together dozens of related deals and focus carefully on potential operational efficiencies, brand or market repositioning opportunities, and other ways that we can find value through our extensive market knowledge, operating capabilities, and in-house legal, asset management, and risk management teams.

BRAND POSITIONING

Our experience with branded and independent hotels allows us to quickly determine the brand positioning within a local market to ensure the highest operational profitability. We understand the demands of hotel openings and rebranding because we’ve been on the ground to lead them, from Forbes Five-Star property openings and global product launches to corporate rebranding projects around the world.