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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


USA Arlington, VA

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018

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Paralegal and Coordinator Duties: Preparing, reviewing, proofreading and editing grant, loan and other transaction documents. 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. 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. Collecting and tracking long-term financing reports for legacy GCF deals. Researching topics related to conservation finance. Maintaining organized records through document management systems. Organizing division-wide events. Providing general administrative support to CFD staff, including scheduling and expense reporting.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: 2-4 years of related work experience. Proficiency with MS Office Suite. Strong writing, proofreading and communication skills. Ability to keep track of documents and track progress of project activity. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to juggle and prioritize several tasks, flexibility, friendly personality. Spanish proficiency (speaking and writing). Preferred: Bachelor's degree. French and/or Portuguese language skills. Demonstrated interest in nature conservation, human development, or conservation finance.

Additional info

Job Code: 997. Send resume, cover letter and references.

Company info

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