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Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

Location: remote US with preference for commuting distance from an east coast office (NYC, Cambridge or Stamford offices)

The Position:

OpenTable and KAYAK are looking for a highly organized, motivated and business-oriented Paralegal/Administrative Assistant specialized in commercial, product, and litigation advising to further our mission of helping everyone experience the world through travel and dining.

The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of the legal system and in-house legal teams and the ability to effectively communicate with KAYAK and OpenTable’s commercial, product, finance, and marketing teams. Candidates must be self-starters and able to thrive in an agile, dynamic and data-driven environment. If you are a numbers junkie who is passionate about business and technology, this might be the perfect role for you. This role will report to our Senior Counsel, Litigation & Employment and may be located remotely.

In this role, you will:

  • Support the KAYAK-OpenTable legal team in day-to-day legal activities involving corporate, commercial, regulatory, litigation, insurance and intellectual property matters

  • Manage an intellectual property portfolio of domestic and international trademarks and patents, including assisting in the preparation and filing of applications, disclosures, maintenance filings, responses to office actions, responding to global copyright notices, and related matters

  • Support all aspects of litigation efforts, including complying with discovery requests, responding to subpoena requests, implementing legal hold procedures, and assisting in responding to small claims and consumer complaints

  • Draft various legal documents and correspondence

  • Organize and maintain corporate documents, licensing, records, templates, forms, and correspondence

  • Perform various administrative tasks, including arranging travel, coordinating and scheduling meetings, drafting and sending legal correspondence, and scanning and storing documents

  • Undertake other duties reasonable and consistent with the position and as needed

Please apply if:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or Associate’s degree in legal services, and paralegal certificate from an ABA-accredited program

  • 3 or more years of experience as a paralegal or equivalent position, with intellectual property and litigation experience being strongly preferred

  • Excellent time, task, and project management skills

  • Humble and egoless team player with a sense of levity and humor

  • Highly motivated, proactive and resourceful with the ability to perform complex tasks efficiently and independently

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and to respond quickly to shifting priorities under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work closely with legal colleagues and internal stakeholders

  • Proficient with workplace productivity and efficiency tools (Microsoft Office, G Suite, etc.) and contract management systems

  • Desire and ability to learn new skills and adapt to new processes and technologies

  • Likes working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Experience working with global teams in multiple locations


  • Generous paid vacation

  • Day off on your birthday

  • Company matched retirement plans

  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Headspace Subscription

  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.

  • Weekly Catered Lunches

  • Free massages from professional massage therapists

  • Universal Paid Parental Leave

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. The range for this United States located role is $75,000-90,000.

In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible for additional compensation and benefits including: annual cash bonus; health benefits; flexible spending account; retirement benefits; life insurance; paid time off (including PTO, paid sick leave, medical leave, bereavement leave, floating holidays and paid holidays); and parental leave and benefits.

Diversity and Inclusion

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.