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Apartment Therapy Media helps people live happily and healthily in their homes. Since Maxwell Ryan founded Apartment Therapy in 2004, it has become an award-winning authority of design inspiration and real-life home solutions while Kitchn has earned its place as the go-to resource for home cooks looking to plan and prep better meals for their families. Together, the two sites reach over 650 million people every month across all platforms and have more than 100 people working in both our sunny NYC office and around the US

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Executives, Finance, People Operations, Attorneys, and other internal teams to anticipate, implement and/or address corporate matters.
  • Anticipate, action and take ownership of corporate governance matters, such as, compliance, regulatory filings, and board and shareholder actions.
  • Maintain corporate records U.S. entities and support various transactional matters, including interfacing with the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as a point of contact to other parts of the business, answering questions about various entities, and helping other teams implement the roll-out of various Finance, Accounting, Banking, Immigration and Employment-related matters.
  • Provide time-sensitive support for corporate transactions from inception to close; including, but not limited to, due diligence, communication with outside counsel, organization of key documents.
  • Provide administrative support to Executive Council, including contract management and execution, cross-functional coordination, and responding to inquiries from internal clients.
  • Assist with the implementation of processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding transactions.
  • Maintain our contract management systems and other databases.
  • Maintain records for corporate subsidiaries, director and officer information, corporate record
  • As needed, assist the Executive team with the drafting and negotiation of contracts and amendments, and any other tasks as may be required.
  • Liaise with other business lines within the company and external parties to ensure efficient workflow and handling of requests
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Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree required; top school, with high GPA, preferred
  • 2 - 5 years in-company or law firm experience as a corporate paralegal.
  • Experience with corporate governance, legal documents, and process management highly preferred.
  • Extremely strong organizational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities under deadline pressure.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Responsible, accountable and results-driven.
  • Excellent proofreading, organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
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