Paralegal - Program, Content, and Marketing

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 24, 2022
Closes
Dec 24, 2022
Ref
3482
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Overview

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

The Paralegal support attorneys in organizing and processing legal matters and supports legal compliance in accordance with guidelines set forth by attorneys. The Paralegal will play a key role in advising staff across AARP on a variety of issues and will work with various attorneys in the Office of General Counsel as needs arise. Work will include: (i) reviewing publications and other content, including education and advocacy materials, advertising, publications (online and print), production and studios releases, scripts and videos; (ii) basic contract review for various routine agreements; (iii) preparation and filing of charitable solicitation registrations and reports for AARP entities, in coordination with outside counsel; (iv) assistance with general corporate and fundraising compliance issues; (v) providing support for filings in various regulatory areas such as lobbying, campaign finance, contests/sweepstakes, and corporate registrations; (vi) assistance with trademark clearances, brand and IP management and reporting, and pursuing IP infringement.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes and manages legal or regulatory matters and/or cases.
  • Assists in various phases of legal matters/cases as applicable.
  • Organizes and maintains files related to legal/case matters.
  • Prepares, edits, cites checks, and formats correspondence, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, publications, and other legal documents under attorney guidance.
  • Supports attorneys in legal and general office matters as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years paralegal experience required.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Independent judgement and discretion requiring the employee to compare and evaluate various courses of conduct and make a decision (or recommend a decision be made) after various possibilities have been considered.
  • This is an in-office position and the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise is required.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.