Bentonville, AR

Legal Operations Associate

If you want to work for a rapidly growing company that values the work you do, then we want to meet you.
WHO WE ARE:

Plug and Play is the ultimate innovation platform, bringing together the best startups and the worlds largest corporations. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we run accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and a venture capital arm. Together these programs are a catalyst for technological innovation. Since inception in 2006, Plug and Play has expanded worldwide to over 20 locations globally, giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. Plug and Plays innovation platform connects over 10,000 startups and over 280 corporate partners. We invest in startups across the world, alongside elite venture capital firms. Startups in our community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Guardant Health, Dropbox, Honey, and PayPal.

WHO WERE LOOKING FOR:

Our in-house legal department is looking for a recent college graduate who is talented and motivated to learn more about the cross section between law, venture capital, business, and technology. As a Legal Operations Associate, you will be a key member in the legal due diligence phase of our investment process. Some of the required skills include a keen attention to detail, superb organizational skills, and problem-solving capabilities. You will apply your talent and our training to summarize, draft, and analyze investment terms and track investments as our portfolio companies mature.

HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
* Own every aspect of the legal due diligence process while finding ways to streamline processes, improve inter-department communication, and execute air-tight investments
* Review and summarize key terms of sophisticated venture capital financing documents
* Maintain and update portfolio data through regular contact with our portfolio companies
* Attend and record meetings with company founders and different departments within the Amidi Group and Plug & Play
* Research market trends
* Attend Expos, Demo Days, and other exclusive Plug & Play events
* Perform all general office/administrative duties that are required for this position
* As knowledge and experience increases, take ownership of new and different requests and add value through new job skills and accomplishments

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
* B.A./B.S. from an accredited universitydegrees in Economics, Finance, or a business-related field preferred, but not required
* Recent graduate with less than 3 years of experience (NO JDs!)
* Excellent written communication skills
* Comfortable with Microsoft Office
* Self-starting and seeks out new challenges
* Able to understand and synthesize complex ideas
* Experience with basic Excel functions or proficiency with numbers is a plus
* You take pride in your attention to detail and exercise precision in everything you do
* Interested in the venture capital industry and the legal field
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