15 days old
2017-11-292017-12-29

Legal Assistant

MetLife
New York, NY
**Job Location:** United States : New York : New York







**Role Value Proposition:**







The Corporate Governance Legal Assistant will primarily provide the Corporate Secretarys Office with governance support and the Legal Affairs Organization with a diverse range of functions. This associate will be responsible for managing the logistics of board of directors and committee meetings, including meeting materials, correspondence, online Board portal, minutes and resolutions. This associate will be responsible for the preparation of first drafts of minutes and resolutions. The ideal candidate should possess excellent organizational, advanced technical skills, detail-oriented, fine judgment, strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and a team-player.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Provide assistance with board and committee logistics, including coordinating, preparing and distributing board/committee pre-read materials, meeting agendas, notifications and meeting minutes



+ Support activities related to board and committee meeting preparation including: drafting memoranda, assembling meeting materials and maintaining corporate records



+ Support shareholder-related activities including: annual shareholders meetings, coordination with relationship management, external and internal departments



+ Maintain internal and external corporate governance website



+ Work directly with senior personnel, including attorneys and Corporate Secretary to gather, review, analyze and distribute board materials and pertinent information



+ Positioned as an administrator for our web based information portal, including access administration and training to new users



+ Coordinate books and records reviews for external auditors and regulatory bodies



+ Provide assistance with regulatory filings and special projects across Legal Affairs



+ Attend and participate in huddles, events and meetings as required







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ 2-3 years experience in corporate governance or similar matters and best practices



+ Self-starter, with strong individual and project management skills, able to work well both independently and in a team environment



+ Strong oral and written communication skills



+ Exposure to working with senior executives. Exposure to Board members a plus.



+ Ability to work effectively and professionally under tight deadlines and pressure



+ Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, eDocs, SharePoint, Outlook, Workshare Compare, Westlaw, Lexis



+ Ability to learn new skills and systems quickly and teach others as necessary



+ Ability to manage multiple priorities/ responsibilities as workflow demands



+ Education, Training: Associates Degree; college degree preferred







**Travel**







n/a







**Business Category**







Legal







**Number of Openings**







1







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

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