Virgin Galactic

Sr. Corporate Securities Paralegal

Company Virgin Galactic
Category Legal & Compliance
US-CA-Los Angeles
Req No.
2020-5936
Type
Regular Full-Time
Classification
Exempt
Location : Location
US-CA-Los Angeles

Who we are

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“VGH”) (www.VirginGalactic.com) (NYSE:SPCE) is the world’s first publicly traded commercial space line. We are a vertically-integrated aerospace company, pioneering human spaceflight for private individuals and researchers, as well as a manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles.  If you are looking for a challenging opportunity, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!

 

Our Values:

Virgin Galactic and the greater Virgin Organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

 

Who You Are

VGH is seeking an experienced corporate paralegal with a background in corporate and securities law to join the legal team. Reporting directly to, and working closely with, the VGH General Counsel, as the corporate securities paralegal, you will support a variety of functions related to public company, corporate secretary, and subsidiary maintenance matters.

Your Mission

  • Support corporate governance processes to include general recordkeeping, preparation of board and committee agendas, memos, presentations, minutes, resolutions, and other materials
  • Support the preparation and filing of NYSE and SEC reports including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Proxy Statements, and Section 16 filings
  • Support administration of VGH insider trading policy, including tracking of designated insiders, and creation and distribution of the trading black-out calendar
  • Assists with various corporate governance matters, including corporate governance research, the preparation and delivery of materials for Board and Committee meetings, and other Board related matters
  • Assists with the preparation, review, execution and tracking of master service agreements, engagement letters, statements of work, powers of attorney, and non-disclosure agreements
  • Facilitates the annual review and updating of corporate governance materials including tracking changes and ensuring the maintenance and updating of materials
  • Supports special projects related to Paralegal function as needed

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 10+ years corporate Paralegal experience
  • Working knowledge of SEC filing software
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to perform complex legal research, including locating and analyzing secondary authority and contractual precedent
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interface well with all levels of the organization and various stakeholders, including but not limited to, Board members, senior-level executives, outside law firms and other third-party advisors
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work efficiently on a variety of projects with demanding timelines

 

ITAR Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

 

Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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