Major League Soccer

Paralegal

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2022-1806
# of Openings
1
Category
Legal

Overview

The MLS Legal department is seeking a Paralegal to assist the Legal Affairs team with administrative tasks and certain tasks related to investigations, policies and presentations.

Responsibilities

  • Support League policy management, including drafting, distribution, and compliance
  • Assist with the preparation of PowerPoint presentations and other materials, including decks, guides, tracking charts, checklists, and reports
  • Assist (under supervision of MLS attorneys) with investigatory needs, including factual analyses, informational intake, and summaries
  • Manage documents and electronic files, and the process for responding to litigation discovery requests
  • Provide support for independent contractor processes, including working on templates and interfacing with internal stakeholders on departmental needs and engagement requests
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years at a law firm or in-house

Required Skills

  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to proofread material for grammatical or spelling errors
  • Sound business judgement, and flexibility/adaptability to prioritize, organize, manage and complete time sensitive matters without sacrificing accuracy
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of the Spanish and/or French Language (business proficiency)

Total Rewards

Starting Base Salary: $55,000 – $75,000. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

  • Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.
  • Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.
  • Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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