Corporate Paralegal (R5859)

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At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

We are looking to hire an experienced, highly motivated Corporate Paralegal to join our corporate legal team in this fast growing, truly globally distributed company. Your role will be distributed working primarily from home, where you will support the corporate legal team with administrative and corporate paralegal skills in a variety of areas including board of directors matters, corporate governance, annual compliance for and maintenance of international subsidiaries and public company compliance and reporting. As a Corporate Paralegal, you will be essential in working cross-functionally across the company to help make sure that the legal team and the business are performing together effectively and efficiently. This position will report directly into the VP, Legal.

You have excellent judgment and great interpersonal skills, are tech savvy, learn quickly and enthusiastically, are able to balance competing demands on your time, independently manage your time in a fast-paced environment with frequent overlapping deadlines, are very responsive in monitoring communications, have worked in a remote environment and are very familiar with methods of connecting and collaborating remotely, and can handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility, patience and humor.

What you will do:

  • Assist the corporate and securities team with on-going public company matters, including planning and logistics for annual shareholder meetings, director and officer questionnaires, related party transactions and corporate compliance calendars
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of SEC documents, including annual and quarterly reports, proxy statements, Form 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and other SEC filings
  • Assist with the preparation of appropriate draft documents, including agendas, corporate resolutions and meeting minutes for board of director and committee meetings
  • Support Elastic attorneys in corporate transactions and assist with due diligence efforts and follow-on compliance as needed
  • Communicate with state entities and Elastic’s registered agents to ensure compliance
  • Review Section 16 filings made with the SEC
  • Support the maintenance of global subsidiary entity activity, global jurisdictional qualifications to do business, and related entity and corporate governance items
  • Calendar and manage corporate filings with various U.S state entities
  • Assist with corporate housekeeping and the decision-making process within the corporate structure
  • Research and analyze corporate governance items and track industry precedent and emerging trends
  • Document management (formatting, facilitating signatures, abstracting, and organizing our corporate legal documents)
  • Complete administrative and operational processes for the legal team
  • Work cross-functionally across the company (including finance, stock, treasury and HR teams) as a liaison for the corporate legal team

What you bring along:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years’ experience at a law firm or as part of an in-house legal department
  • Very high proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), Google Suite (Gmail and Google Drive, Documents, Sheets and Slides), Adobe Acrobat and similar document editing and management software
  • Excellent computer skills and an ability to learn and navigate new softwares, web portals and other technologies with little to no instruction
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to influence upwards and prioritize effectively in a dynamic changing environment
  • A can-do positive attitude, proactively thinking through challenges and coming up with pragmatic workable solutions
  • Meticulous, taking real pride to ensure nothing is missed
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivation, strong work ethic, and the ability to juggle an array of tasks
  • Ability to collaborate and function well in a team environment

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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