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Paralegal and Corporate Governance Specialist

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4719

Job Description:

Paralegal and Corporate Governance Specialist

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

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Globe Life seeking an experienced and self-motivated Paralegal and Corporate Governance Specialist to join our growing team in the Department.

The Corporate Governance Specialist will report to and assist the Corporate Senior Vice President, Associate Counsel & Corporate Secretary in performing a variety of functions on behalf of the Office of the Corporate Secretary and the Legal Department, including tasks related to corporate board and committee meetings, stock option plan administration/processing, SEC compliance, legal research, federal and state regulatory filings, and other general corporate governance, legal and compliance matters. 

We offer a competitive salary with a great benefits package, including 401(K) match, pension plan, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short – term and long-term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and other career development opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support of Company attorneys in furtherance of the objectives of the Office of the Corporate Secretary and the Legal Department as a whole
  • Regular communication with parent company and subsidiary board members, senior executives, and other key personnel
  • Frequent interaction with the Company’s stock transfer agent and brokers, and with shareholders (periodically)
  • Scheduling/calendaring of board and committee meetings, project/filing deadlines, etc.
  • Preparation, filing, distribution and maintenance of various documents, including internal and external correspondence, SEC filings, agreements, questionnaires, meeting agendas, spreadsheets, and miscellaneous corporate records (e.g., organizational documents, board and committee minutes, transaction paperwork)
  • Utilization of specialized software to: (i) facilitate communication between the Company and board members, (ii) create and disseminate board and committee books (advance meeting materials), and (iii) organize and retain key documents

Additional duties and special projects, as assigned

Required Skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly professional demeanor
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a demanding, deadline-driven environment
  • Detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Solid computer skills and high proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Discretion, sound judgment and firm commitment to maintaining confidentiality, where required
  • Ability to interface professionally at all levels, including with board members and senior executives
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to meet changing deadlines and priorities
  • Capable of initiating, drafting, editing and finalizing correspondence and other documentation
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Ability to occasionally work beyond normal working hours, as necessary

 

Required Knowledge & Experience

Education and Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant, or Legal/Executive Secretary in a law firm or corporate setting preferred, but not required
  • Corporate governance experience a plus

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

The Whole Globe

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No Ceiling

SmileThe insurance industry may be traditional, but Globe Life has been, is, and always will be dedicated to building an inclusive, sustainable, and inspiring environment that does not have a ceiling on growth.