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As a Certified B Corporation, AeroFarms is a mission-driven indoor vertical farming company transforming agriculture with global headquarters in Newark, NJ.  Recognized by Inc.com as one of the Top 25 Disruptive Companies in the World, AeroFarms is scaling quickly to meet the demand for our fresh, locally grown produce that is setting new culinary standards. We now need someone special who can apply their experience as a Paralegal to help us grow.

We have:

  • An incredible ‘change-the-world’ company with the eyes of the world focused on our success
  • A team of motivated, intellectually curious individuals to support you
  • The backing of some seriously impressive firms including Goldman Sachs, IKEA, Prudential and other leading venture funds.

Position Summary: The Paralegal will be responsible for providing a range of support related to legal and administrative undertakings for the Company.

Measurement of Performance:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Company and legal work related to the Company.
  • Effective management of Legal files and resources.
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality and trust.
  • Interacts in professional manner with internal and external clients.
  • Accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to work independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, revise and/or review legal documentation.
  • Maintain and update an internal document filing and retrieval system.
  • Assist with corporate governance matters (i.e., minutes, resolutions, corporate books).
  • Perform legal research on an international basis, including laws, rules, regulations and case law. Monitor and review Company’s compliance with legal requirements.
  • Assist in the performance of due diligence for acquisitions, strategic alliances and partnerships.
  • Provide General Counsel with administrative support, as needed, including planning, scheduling, travel expense reports, law firm invoices, etc.
  • Performs additional assignments as requested or assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree or Paralegal Certification (CP, CLA or PCC).
  • Five plus years of progressive legal/paralegal and administrative experience.
  • Self-motivated, strategic thinker and problem solver with demonstrated initiative and follow through.
  • Able to work independently, perform as a self-starter and meet critical deadlines.
  • Capable of dealing with internal and external clients in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Ability to assess and analyze situations and propose thorough and concise solutions in timely manner.
  • High standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Creative and resourceful with ‘can do’ attitude and sense of urgency.

AeroFarms (www.aerofarms.com) is an entrepreneurial mission - driving in the vertical farming industry, offering a wide variety of products that it manufactures and sells on a global basis. Headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, AeroFarm's culture is professional and hard working. This Corporate Paralegal position is not a “work-from-home” position, and relocation support is not provided.

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