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8x8, Inc. | San Jose, CA
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Job Description

8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) communication solutions help businesses transform their customer and employee experience. With one system of engagement for cloud voice, video, collaboration and contact center and one system of intelligence on one cloud communications platform, businesses can now communicate faster and smarter to exceed the speed of customer expectations. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or follow 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

8x8, Inc. is looking for Legal/Operations Interns. As part of their role to prepare for their future careers, Interns will complete tasks such as:

* Researching and optimizing workflows and processes
* Handling tracking and electronic capturing of contracts
* Reducing risk around company purchasing and vendors of record
* Helping 8x8 Legal and Procurement teams with specific projects
* Learning about daily affairs in the legal field

The ideal candidate should demonstrate an interest in legal affairs and operations, have the ability to learn quickly and implement solutions in a cross functional team environment, and be detail oriented with strong research skills, organization, and computer competences.

This is a great opportunity to play an active role in a rapid growing company and help optimize and scale key aspects of our contract and vendor management processes. As an intern at 8x8 you will be a part of a high energy professional environment and have fun while exploring something you're passionate about. This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to enter the legal and/or operations fields.

8x8's Legal department consists of over 10 attorneys and paralegals working across a broad range of disciplines: corporate securities, litigation, intellectual property, contracts and sales support, compliance (SEC, FCC, FTC and privacy matters) and employment and labor. The Procurement team currently has 2 people and is planning to grow during the intern's time at 8x8; it has responsibility for all strategic indirect spend that supports the company's business and key initiatives (software, hardware, applications services, consultants, off-shore resources, etc). The Legal/Operations intern will be expected to work on one or more projects across the Legal and Procurement teams. These projects are intended to provide Interns with exposure to different areas of the law, business and operations as well as "real working experience" in helping to scale these functional areas.


* Work with the Legal Team on vendor contracts relating to all aspects of the company's day-to-day business, including software licenses, SaaS service contracts and lease agreements.
* Work with the Legal Team on contract renewals, amendments and add-on order terms for existing customers
* Help design and implement standard RFQ, RFI and RFP processes and templates, including supporting business requirements documentation
* Assist Counsel working with Procurement team and business leaders across other organization to design and implement agile procedures for vendor engagement and risk reduction, procurement of goods and services, and contract lifecycle management.


* College juniors or seniors with interest in a legal, business and/or operations career
* Ability to work autonomously, prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
* Ability to adapt in a changing work environment
* Strong verbal and written communications skills
* Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills and able to provide solutions to a variety of problems/issues of moderate scope and complexity
* Local candidates only

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

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About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (8x8) develops, markets and sells telecommunication services and technology for Internet protocol (IP) telephony and video applications. The Company offers the Packet8 broadband digital phone service, Packet8 Virtual Office hosted PBX service, Packet8 videophone equipment and service, and Packet8 MobileTalk service. As of March 31, 2008, the Company had more than 100,000 Packet8 residential and videophone lines and more than 11,000 business customers in service. The Packet8 voice and video broadband phone service (Packet8) enables broadband Internet users to add digital voice and video communications services to their high-speed Internet connections. Customers can choose a direct-dial phone number from any of the rate centers offered by the service, and then use an 8x8-supplied terminal adapter to connect any telephone to a broadband Internet connection and make or receive calls from a regular telephone number. (Source: 10-K)