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Position Summary:

The Corporate Services Assistant provides administrative support to the Paralegal Manager, attorneys in MWE Corporate Services, LLC (MWECS) and the Corporate Advisory Practice Group. The Corporate Services Assistant works under direct supervision and relies on instructions and pre-existing guidelines to perform the essential functions of the job.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Delaware filings and order direct transactions with Delaware (i.e. good standings and certified charters)
  • Maintain and organize company records, contacts and essential documents
  • Handle emails, phone calls, and inquiries professionally and promptly
  • Ensure accuracy in tasks, such as data entry, proofreading and record-keeping
  • Follow established procedures and contribute to process improvement
  • Be open to changes and willing to learn new tools or systems
  • Work effectively with colleagues and support team goals
  • Be open to acquiring new skills and expanding knowledge base

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least three (3) years of related work experience
  • Registered Agent experience is ideal and preferred – experience receiving and forwarding legal documents and correspondence from the Delaware Division of Corporations to clients
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong database management skills
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, talk and hear
  • Employee must occasionally lift up to twenty (20) pounds

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people within this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.