Legal Assistant

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Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
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12 Dec 2023

About Varsity Tutors

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Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy company, is seeking a talented Legal Assistant to provide support to our growing corporate legal team. The Legal Assistant will primarily assist with providing administrative/paralegal support for the entire team (who are working remotely), following up with appropriate personnel to ensure deadlines are met, preparing materials and supporting documents in preparation for scheduled meetings, preparing and receiving of legal documents, and general administrative clerical work. The position will be a fully-remote position based in South America.

About Nerdy

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY), the parent company of Varsity Tutors, is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology. The Company’s purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network. Nerdy’s comprehensive learning destination provides learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects and multiple formats—including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Nerdy’s flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation’s largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to students and consumers, as well as through schools and other institutions. Learn more about Nerdy at


  • Minimum of 2-5 years of administrative experience, preferably supporting legal staff, attorneys, or Chief Legal Officer
  • Corporate, litigation, or employment experience is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and computer skills, and a high level of professionalism
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
  • Technically savvy and capable of being productive using a variety of different software programs including Microsoft, Google, and Apple products, as well as other project management/tracking systems used by the legal department or company
  • Experience/comfort with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets; experience with Airtable a plus, but not required
  • Ability to successfully perform position requirements with excellent organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; prior paralegal training and/or experience preferred (but path for advancement if it doesn’t currently exist)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous tasks from multiple team members quickly, accurately, and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and under deadline pressure
  • Diligent, detail-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Ability to write clear, concise, and grammatically correct communications and correspondence
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to generally understand and interpret/analyze legal documents, terminology, and principles
  • Fluent English proficiency (written and oral)


  • Provide high level support to our Chief Legal Officer, attorneys, and legal team
  • Research, analyze, and draft various legal forms  and documents
  • Proactively demonstrate effective teamwork and communication with team members and all personnel
  • Effectively engage and participate in video meetings to discuss current projects and workflow
  • Coordinate and process communication, correspondence, and documentation with other members of the legal team
  • Maintain and update databases and tracking systems
  • Daily record-keeping with electronic filing of documents, mail, and calendar entries
  • Identify and protect all oral and written communications
  • Ability to assess the merits and respective risks and opportunities of unique situations with different approaches
  • Develop information and obtain materials relevant to the objectives determined by the Legal Department
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned by the legal team

Varsity Tutors Leadership Principles:

Relentless Focus on Customers * Comfort with Ambiguity * Ownership * Simplify * Intellectual Curiosity * Build Teams * Think Big * Insist on High Standards * Bias for Action * Build Trust * Go Deep * Have Conviction * Deliver Results * Are Right, a Lot


  • Competitive Salary (paid in USD)
  • Fully Remote Position
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Free Learning Membership for you and your household (1-1 tutoring hours, unlimited use of on-demand services, and access to our online classes)
  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform how the world learns!
  • Fun, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment with plenty of training and a feedback-rich culture

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