Manager, Legal Entity & Corporate Secretary Administration
New York, NY 
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Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

About BuzzFeed, Inc.

BuzzFeed, Inc. (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

The Role

BuzzFeed is hiring a manager to work in the company's law department to support the corporate secretarial function.

You Will

  • Support corporate secretarial function
  • Act as a public notary and maintain corporate records, including minute books and corporate resolutions
  • Advise, plan and prepare for board of director and stockholder meetings for BuzzFeed and all of its affiliated companies and JVs
  • Design and create board book materials, including PowerPoint presentations
  • Assist with the formation, maintenance, dissolution and restructuring of legal entities, including legal entity corporate compliance activities, such as annual meetings, appointment of directors and officers, powers of attorney, annual reports, and related document preparation and filing
  • Attend to registration and other corporate entity compliance requirements in the United States and in multiple non-U.S. jurisdictions
  • Build and maintain a database of subsidiaries along with all related corporate records (for example, minute books and other documents)
  • Collaborate with business on legal entity filings and the renewal of registrations and licenses

You Have

  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Pay careful attention to details and deadlines
  • Exercise great discretion and can be trusted with highly confidential information
  • Have experience interacting with senior executive management, investors and members of the board directors
  • Be able to multitask and prioritize
  • Take pride in and are skilled at written and verbal communication
  • Are cool under pressure
  • Have unimpeachable integrity
  • Possess a sense of humor
  • Carry yourself with humility, grace and professionalism
  • Are fun, upbeat and have a glass-half-full view of the world

You Ideally Have

  • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree a plus (JD, MBA, CPA)
  • 7-10 years of legal entity management experience, preferably in a corporate legal department
  • Extensive prior work in managing corporate records
  • Knowledge of both the U.S. and international legal entity management landscape
  • Experience in entertainment and/or media
  • Superior computer skills a must (including Microsoft Office and the Google Workplace Suite, redlining/comparison software tools, setting up complex databases and tables, and board management applications such as Diligent or Boardvantage)
  • Past work in designing and creating board presentations
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to work remotely for the near future, with an ability to physically work in the company's Manhattan, New York or Los Angeles, California offices once the company ends remote work

Life at BuzzFeed, Inc.

We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options.
  • A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

We want all employees to feel safe and comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Note: BuzzFeed, Inc. offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) and open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, and VT.


"BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at applicationhelp@buzzfeed.com. Requests received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

EEO is the law"


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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