Corporate Transactional Counsel, JobsOhio

  • 23 Feb 2017 12:56 PM
    Message # 4628965
    Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

    Job description
    Summary of Position: Provides support to General Counsel to assist in the successful operation of the legal functions of JobsOhio and its affiliate, JobsOhio Beverage System (JOBS). JobsOhio’s Corporate Transactional Counsel will do this by developing necessary materials, preparing and maintaining agreements and other documentation as required.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Drafts, analyzes, and negotiates a broad range of commercial documents and contracts such as independent contractor and other consulting agreements, license agreements, event services/management agreements, vendor agreements, marketing, IT and training agreements, supply-chain and logistics and operations-related agreements, liability waivers, NDAs, corporate-governance documents, and other types of non-program agreements and legal documents as needed and directed by General Counsel.
    • Assists General Counsel and the organization’s Project staff to conduct legal due diligence, draft and negotiate grant and loan agreements, amendments and modifications.
    • Works alongside and advises business staff of the organization on legal issues and risks relating to development and negotiation of agreements with domestic and international licensees, organizations, service providers, and other parties.
    • Act at the direction of General Counsel as liaison among various internal departments and outside clients and stakeholders.
    • Supports the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal department processes.
    • Perform legal, factual and records research and review at the direction of General Counsel, and monitor new and updated laws and regulations
      Assist in accomplishing organizational goals for the Legal function by accepting ownership of task and successfully meeting objectives.
    • Explore avenues and /or opportunities to add strategic value to the organization by proactively developing possible solutions when trends due to volume or repetitive activities prove a need to rework processes to improve efficiencies.
    • Maintain continued education to remain current with trends in the legal field appropriate to the mission of the companies.
      Assists and supports the Director of Compliance with:
    - document management and records retention compliance
    - completion of the companies’ annual compliance and control review and other audits
    • Work with the Paralegal to ensure internal compliance with company contract processes and procedures, and the maintenance of all program and non-program agreements within the JobsOhio CRM and related document repositories of the organization.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Candidates must be an actively practicing attorney with the following skills, attributes and experience required:
    • 2-4 years of experience in commercial transactions and corporate/business law (whether in-house, or as an associate at a mid- or large-size law firm)
    • Ability to clearly, concisely, and comprehensively draft complex concepts, provisions, and deal structures into contracts
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain the utmost level of discretion and confidentiality of sensitive and highly confidential information
    • Strong writing, negotiating, and other communication skills, with the ability to summarize and organize information
    • Demonstrated experience in exercising sound judgment
    • Research, analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to apply complex legal strategy to the specific needs and requirements of customers and/or stakeholders.
    • Ability to mentor, train and/or educate internal associates and customers to understand the processes, guidelines and requirements needed by JobsOhio to execute a document once approved by legal.
    • Individual must be comfortable with teamwork and collaborations.
      Friendly, courteous, professional, outgoing, business-minded yet customer-service oriented.
    • Ability to take initiative and work independently and productively with very little oversight.
    • Strong ability to prioritize and comfortably shift priorities when necessary.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Experience with commercial loan transactions
    • Knowledge and experience with nonprofit organizations
    • Experience within a corporate legal department
    • Knowledge of Salesforce or other cloud-based CRMs
    • Experience handling corporate governance matters
    • Comfortable making suggestions to improve and create processes that add value to the organization, current processes and clients.
    • Strong communications and interpersonal skills woth an ability to adapt communications skills to a variety of levels and industries.

    Education and licensure: Juris Doctorate degree with strong academic credentials, and a current license to practice law within the United States, preferably in Ohio, are required.

    JobsOhio is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, familial status, or veteran status.

    For more information and to apply click here.

    Last modified: 23 Feb 2017 12:57 PM | Kim Fantaci (Administrator)

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