Sands Capital Management, LLC

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/8/2019 9:33 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1067
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal Team
  • Overview

    About the Firm

    Sands Capital is an independent, employee-owned investment management firm based in Arlington, Virginia that manages approximately $45 billion in client assets.  Sands Capital’s strategies employ a fundamental, bottom-up research process that aims to identify high-quality growth businesses in concentrated portfolios that we can own for the long-term.  We invest across the business lifecycle on a global basis, from early-stage private businesses to leading public companies.

     

    Identified below are Core Values the firm holds in high regard and believes are critical for high-performing teams at Sands Capital:

    • Integrity & Trust: Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments.
    • Client-Centered: Always act in the best interest of our clients.
    • Commitment to Excellence: Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices.

     

    Position Summary / Essential Functions

    Sands Capital is seeking a motivated, experienced, and highly professional Legal Assistant to support the General Counsel and Legal Team.  The ideal candidate has a minimum of five years of corporate paralegal experience (law firm and/or in house) and is well-versed in a wide range of regulatory filings, contract and entity management tools, and legal record keeping and project management-related tasks.  The candidate should be comfortable working independently with limited supervision while also being proactive in its support of a very active Legal Team. This person must be exceedingly well-organized, have strong attention to detail, and maintain a high level of prudence around sensitive information

     

    We expect this person to work from Sands Capital’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia Monday – Friday, or as agreed. While this is currently a full-time position, we will consider part-time candidates able to work at least 25 hours per week.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Managing various regulatory filings for Sands Capital legal entities
    • Organizing and maintaining file systems, file correspondence, and other records
    • Actively maintaining a governance calendar
    • Acting as project manager on initiatives for the Legal Team
    • Conducting first review of certain contracts and clauses (e.g. NDAs)
    • Supporting certain compliance activities
    • Performing data entry
    • Other administrative and clerical duties, as needed

    Qualifications

    Necessary Skills and Qualifications

    • B.A. or B.S. degree required
    • Paralegal certificate
    • At least five years of experience working as a paralegal and supporting multiple senior-level staff members
    • Skilled in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Excellent calendar management skills
    • Superior client service skills and demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of staff
    • Strong detail orientation skills
    • Ability to perform position responsibilities independently with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
    • Solid organizational skills with the ability to both prioritize and also handle multiple priorities at once
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and coordinate work across multiple team members
    • High degree of initiative, self-discipline, and motivation
    • Operates with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
    • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team
    • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
    • Strong time management skills


    Additional Information

    To be considered, candidates must submit a resume that specifically outlines their qualifications for the position. If you wish to apply for this position, please do so via Sands Capital Management’s Careers page at http://sandscapital.com/careers/We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits. Sands Capital Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

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