Corporate Paralegal

Nielsen - Wilton, CT (30+ days ago)3.8

Corporate Paralegal - 14408

Legal - USA Wilton, Connecticut

We are seeking a paralegal to join Nielsen’s Corporate Secretary legal team at our office in Wilton, CT.

Key responsibilities:
Manage compliance and board matters in support of Corporate Secretary.
Prepare minutes, consents and resolutions to authorize corporate activities.
Prepare documents needed for annual meetings and elections of officers and directors.
Provide proxies for U.S. shareholders of non-U.S. subsidiaries.
Provide information, copies of documents, and certificates to a wide range of internal and external clients including Tax, Finance, Payroll, HR, and Treasury Departments, as well as vendors, clients, outside counsel and internal counsel.
Entity management and corporate services, including incorporations, amendments, qualifications, withdrawals, name changes, D.B.A’s and tracking registrations/ filing annual reports (300+) for US subsidiaries.
Integrate new acquisitions into Nielsen structure by adopting standard by-laws, officers and directors, changing names according to branding, etc.
Obtain apostilles and other legalizations of corporate records and other documents.
Notary Public.
Maintain corporate books and records, databases of US legal entities, especially O&D, registrations and annual reports.
Manage Serengeti process and e-billing for above activities.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; paralegal certificate and degree or coursework in the area of business law preferred.
3-5 years of experience as a corporate paralegal and/or at least 2 years of prior public company board and related corporate experience in house.
Excellent organizational skills and a great business sense.
Experience in project management and legal research and writing.
Detail-oriented; works well under pressure.
Strong work ethic; learns quickly, takes responsibility, and works both independently and as a contributing team member with minimum supervision.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills with a friendly and professional demeanor.
Establishes priorities in managing multiple projects simultaneously, efficiently coordinates work activities and provides quick turnaround without compromising quality.
Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information requiring a high level of discretion, respect, and integrity.
Exercises good judgment and recognizes when to ask for help or escalate issues.
Demonstrates strong people skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
Demonstrates superior organizational skills, attention to detail and strong computer skills (MS Word, Google Docs, Excel, PowerPoint and general database management).

About Nielsen:
Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Wilton,Connecticut

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Travel: Yes, 5% of the Time