Legal Assistant, Corporate (Remote, Americas)

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Posted 7 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Job Description

About the team

Part of Shopifys growing Legal team, the Corporate team provides the essential infrastructure to support Shopifys business in powering the millions of merchants on our platform Our work involves a mix of corporate and securities law, policy, and compliance and is always evolving. Working on this team will mean breaking ground on organization as the team and company scales for the future.

To be successful on our team, collaboration and engagement are key. Our team members regularly collaborate with each other and with internal stakeholders. We build trust with internal business teams, and show up for our clients both proactively, to ensure our business teams dont run into problems, and reactively, when issues do come up.

Working at the top of your game with smart, humble, dedicated and highly-engaged colleagues and clients is incredibly fulfilling and a great catalyst for personal growth. Youll have the opportunity to work with the broader Legal team, getting a sense of many different areas of the dynamic company.

About You

Our Corporate Legal Team is looking for a Legal Assistant who has strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and experience with a variety of administrative tasks.

Success on the Shopify Legal team requires intellect, humility and a sense of humour. You need to take the work seriously, but not take yourself too seriously. You also need to be comfortable with being uncomfortable, able to work with many different types of personalities, really connect with people, and work as a team player. Above all, you must have grit: the ability to persevere in the face of adversity, deal with being challenged, and come through the other side stronger and with your optimism intact, ready to do it all over again.

Heres what will keep you busy:

* Coordinating signatures on a variety of corporate documents for all of Shopifys entities on behalf of the Corporate Legal team using Docusign
* International mail review and coordination for international subsidiaries
* Filing, indexing and organizing corporate files using G Suite and Box
* Updating electronic minute books
* Data entry, maintenance and document uploads on Shopifys entity management system, Athennian
* Scheduling meetings
* Arranging for couriers
* Proofreading documents
* Document revisions and blacklines
* Arranging for notarization and legalization of documents as required
* Monitoring email inboxes and Slack channels and coordinating related tasks as required
* Supporting and managing other projects within the Legal Team as they arise
* Communicating with the Legal Teams internal business clients in support of all of the above