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Legal Staff Paralegal in Arlington, VA

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Company name

Conservation International

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Arlington, VA

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Dec 26,2017

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Efd Paralegal And Coordinator The candidate will be preparing, reviewing, proofreading and editing grant, loan and other transaction documents. Will be assisting with both internal and external processes for the closing of transactions.Conducting legal research. Conducting legal due diligence on borrowers and related projects for Conservation Ventures. Assisting with the contracting of vendors and leading the disbursements to vendors as needed. Maintaining contact with other CI departments, local counsel and grantees. Providing support in the retention of local counsel (researching local firms, drafting requests for proposals, drafting request for proposal charts to compare the various firms). Provide timely assistance to GCF staff with the collection and evaluation of reports from grantees that have received GCF funding, programmatic backstopping, and communications. Specific activities undertaken include: coordinating technical reporting and deliverables for the USAID Blue Abadi grant; producing fact sheets, narrative long-term financing packages, and other communications products for donors; providing administrative and programmatic support for the GCF portfolio; and collecting and tracking long-term financing reports for legacy GCF deals. Researching topics related to conservation finance. Maintaining organized records through document management systems. Providing general administrative support to CFD staff, including scheduling and expense reporting. Bachelor's degree from a four year university is needed. Proficiency with MS Office Suite is needed. Strong writing, proofreading and communication skill is essential. Excellent interpersonal skill is needed. Spanish proficiency (speaking and writing). French and/or Portuguese language skills are needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Conservation International
2011 Crystal Drive
Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202