Corporate Paralegal

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
13 Nov 2021

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Job Description:

Dow Jones is seeking an experienced full-time Corporate Paralegal to join the Dow Jones Legal Department in New York. In addition to serving as a corporate paralegal, a small portion of this role will provide general support to the General Counsel.


∙ Preparation, review and negotiation of commercial contracts, including subscription, vendor, advertising insertion orders, sponsorships and non-disclosure agreements.

∙ Review of marketing materials and advertising creative for legal compliance.

∙ Maintenance of sales and vendor contract forms.

∙ Assistance with managing contract database.

∙ Preparation and review of global corporate governance filings and materials.

∙ Corporate governance monitoring and controls.

∙ Provide other paralegal support to corporate and commercial Legal teams as needed.

∙ Provide general support to the General Counsel, including maintaining/organizing calendar, travel, expenses, etc.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • A paralegal certificate.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a corporate paralegal at a law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage workloads, multiple demands and shifting priorities within a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment, while working efficiently in a team as well as independently.
  • Self-motivated individual who is willing to learn and problem solve, exhibits good judgment, shows attention to detail, and has a positive attitude.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. as well as Google Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.).

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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Business Area: LEGAL

Job Category: Legal Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 27215


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