Paralegal / Legal Assistant (maternity leave)

As a Paralegal / Legal Assistant for our legal department:

  1. Your working environment is both professional and motivating;
  2. You will thrive within a talented and inspiring organization;
  3. You want to make the journey with us and we want to go along with you;
  4. You will learn, grow, share and will become a highly valued collaborator; and
  5. You will enjoy flex time in a cool, casual environment where your passion will inevitably turn into great results.

What kind of challenges will you be looking at?

  • Draft, prepare, modify and revise various minor contracts and documents (letters, amendments, etc.);
  • Maintain and distribute quarterly contract management report;
  • Draft, prepare, modify and revise various correspondence and ensure proper follow-up;
  • Liaise with TV operators for drafting/amendments of agreements;
  • Maintenance of the intellectual property assets in relation to trade-marks and copyrights (including monitoring deadlines and ensure the respect thereof; follow up with agents and lawyers; cease and desist and infringement notices; perform online IP searches, and prepare and file applications, renewals, assignments, change of address, etc.);
  • Conduct research and advise of global industry and legal issues;
  • Maintain corporate books, file annual declarations with provincial and federal governments;
  • Prepare board minutes and management minutes;
  • Manage domain name and SSL certificate purchases and maintenance; provide update status reports regularly or as requested;
  • Organize and properly maintain confidential information;
  • Prepare and maintain compliance documents (Code of conduct, bank requirements, etc.);
  • Review content for compliance purposes and raise issues/concerns;
  • Perform duties of a commissioner of oaths (an asset);
  • Perform clerical and administrative tasks related to the position (such as expense reports, meeting scheduling, format complex documents, and prepare various documents for signature on DocuSign, etc.);
  • Participate in various company projects, as requested; and
  • Report to the Director of Legal Affairs.

Any resemblance to the character described below is purely coincidental but means that we want you at Seedbox if you have…

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant;
  • Experience (minimum of 3 years) in an e-commerce environment and online industry;
  • Experience with trademarks and/or copyright registration (an asset);
  • A high degree of comfort with technology including knowledge and experience in online purchasing, online research and presentation applications;
  • Experience with annual declarations and resolutions (a must);
  • experience with MS Office and other tools (such as DocuSign, Google docs, GMAIL, LastPass, Beautiful.AI., etc.);
  • Commissioner of oath (an asset); and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and in French (a must).

Are you also… 

  • Particularly well-organized and meticulous?
  • Ability to respect rigorous deadlines and follow up proactively? (a must)
  • Discrete, professional and have a strong work ethic?
  • Very resourceful, able to work independently with confidence in a dynamic business environment?

We can’t wait to welcome you so apply now! 

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