Do you thrive in a team-oriented, dynamic, fast-paced environment? Are you empowered by making an impact through servicing your internal and external clients? Otter Tail Corporation is seeking a Paralegal to provide support to our corporate legal department. This position will be located at our company headquarters in Fergus Falls. Located in west central Minnesota, Fergus Falls is a friendly, picturesque community with vibrant arts, growing businesses, award-winning healthcare, and excellent schools.
The Corporate Paralegal supports the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and other attorneys by completing a range of legal, transactional, securities compliance and executive administrative duties. The Corporate Paralegal also provides high-level administrative support to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience supporting activities related to a public company, corporate governance, maintenance of corporate and legal records, and corporate secretary duties. A commitment to integrity and a demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision is a must.
The position has day-to-day interaction with all levels of management and requires executive presence as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, responsible and confident. The ability to be prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively is a must.
- 3-5 years of Paralegal or corporate secretary experience
- Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
- Paralegal Certificate
- Knowledge of governance processes as well as understanding of corporate organization.
- Experience drafting and editing corporate bylaws and meeting minutes
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
- Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time
With offices in Fargo, ND and Fergus Falls, MN, Otter Tail Corporation is a diversified utility company with nearly $1 billion annual revenues and 2,000 employees across several industries.
To apply, go to www.ottertail.com and visit our careers page. In addition to the on-line application, candidates must upload a current resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2018.