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Sr. Paralegal

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #1470
Friday, September 4, 2020
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
Responsible for drafting and review of contracts as well as oversight of the centralized contract repository for the entire company as well as other support and assistance to operations and staff groups of the Company related to corporate transactions; mergers and acquisitions; litigation matters; regulatory matters; SEC, FCC, and other regulatory filings; and other projects and duties at the direction of the General Counsel.

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: Undergraduate degree required.
b. Experience Level: Previous telecommunications experience is preferred but not required.
c. Special requirements: Significant experience with Contact Administration, negotiation, and review a plus.
d. Skills Summary: Exceptional interpersonal, writing and negotiating skills; Exceptional time management, organizational and administrative skills; Exceptional contract review and administration skills; Advanced computer skills (including the ability to create, implement and maintain electronic databases, complete electronic filings, maximize efficiency of paper filings, etc.); Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional software; Advanced legal research skills, including knowledge of online legal research systems; Exceptional presentation skills; Knowledge of preparation and filing process for periodic reports to SEC, FCC, and other state and federal regulatory agencies; Demonstrated leadership skills; Team oriented mindset and strong work ethic; Ability to multitask.
e. Licenses or Certifications: Paralegal Certification and participation in continuing legal education a plus.

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, due to a medical condition or impairment, please contact a HR Representative at 540-984-5241 or  When you contact a HR Representative please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.  We will assist you promptly.


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Other details

  • Job Family Executive
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA