Corporate Paralegal (Remote) - posted 5/8/19

Corporate Paralegal (Remote) - posted 5/8/19

Company Name: 
The Good Food Institute
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

Corporate Paralegal 
Support GFI’s legal efforts to transform the global food system

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is on the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger to antibiotic resistance and the exploitation of billions of animals annually.

How You Will Make a Difference
In this role, you will have the opportunity to enable the Legal Department to fully meet GFI’s compliance and risk management objectives by providing accurate and timely support and working collaboratively across the organization.

The Corporate Paralegal will be responsible for:

  • Managing the tracking and administration of contracts and NDAs. Providing template agreements to internal clients and helping them complete the forms.
  • Managing outside service providers to maintain registrations and corporate filings in the U.S.
  • Assisting with corporate secretarial work and helping maintain corporate records in the U.S.  
  • Tracking international legal entities to ensure shareholder and board meetings and audits of financial records are in compliance with requirements.
  • Assisting with the development and administration of a record-retention policy.
  • Helping to identify recurring compliance and risk issues in GFI’s operations and program areas.
  • Maintaining copies of insurance policies and working to process claims and certificates of additional insured, when required.  
  • Creating efficient and effective processes and procedures to manage GFI’s legal work.
  • Drafting and reviewing documents and policies for completeness and accuracy and making updates as needed.
  • Providing litigation support (currently no active litigation) and other legal administrative duties as needed.
  • Conducting research and gathering relevant information for legal team projects.
  • Assisting GFI’s in-house attorneys in communicating legal responses and recommendations to team members and external stakeholders.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

The Fine Print

Terms of employment: Full-time, non-exempt
Reports to: Sarah David, General Counsel & Director of Administration
Location: Remote; United States
Benefits: Working from home, full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, flexible holiday and vacation plans, room for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues.

Salary: $45,000-$50,000

 Application Deadline: June 2, 2019

Application Process:
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
June 02 2019
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