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Corporate Assistant Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Corporate Assistant to lead the coordination, facilitation, and recording of the activities of the board and its committees, and maintain corporate governance documents and related systems.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and attend board and committee meetings and draft board resolutions and minutes
  • Serve as a liaison for directors, officers, and members
  • Maintain key corporate documents, such as company bylaws, board policies, and procedures, committee charters
  • Provide meeting notice requirements, determine agendas, and coordinate meetings of the board and its three committees (Organizational Group Oversight Committee, Governance, and Personnel
  • Committee and Finance and Audit Committee), and members and other interested persons
  • Facilitate any industry sector or member votes to change bylaws or elect directors and organizational group members
  • Maintain governance task list to monitor and ensure compliance with requirements, and facilitate the required reviews of governance documents
  • Set future board meeting dates, provide notice as required by the bylaws, and maintain the board meeting calendar;
  • Provide updates to a public-facing website, including roster changes, calendar updates, and postings of agendas and other corporate documents
  • Monitor and maintain the board portal system and other internal related systems
  • Oversee membership responsibilities, which include responding to and processing new member requests, maintaining membership records, and updating member mailing lists.
  • Actively participate with counterparts across the enterprise
  • Perform legal research and provide legal advice to internal management team members

 

About you

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited institution is required
  • Active license and good standing in the state bar
  • Minimum of [insert number] years of legal experience including board governance and corporate law
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills are required
  • The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences, and present to large groups is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint is desired
  • Industry experience is desired

 

What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events

 

To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]