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EA/Office Manager

Associate Manager, Legal and Business Affairs

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If Motion Paradox sounds interesting to you, please send your CV and a brief outline of why you’d like to join Motion Paradox to admin@motionparadox.com.

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EA/Office Manager

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • University degree.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience working in a similar role reporting directly to senior management.
  • You will also have small business or start-up experience in a high-growth company, and be comfortable performing a variety of duties with adaptabilty.
  • Excellent academics.
  • London based and eligible to work in the UK.
  • Proficient with productivity tools such as MS Office suite (including formatting), GSuite, Box, SignNow, BambooHR, and contract management software/legal tech, and who has an aptitude to learn new software and systems.

We’d love to meet someone with the ability to…

  • Build professional relationships of trust upon a foundation of empathy, curiosity and enthusiasm.
  • Exercise exceptional project management, planning, time management, multi-tasking, and organisational skills.
  • Help implement processes for efficient and streamlined operations.
  • Manage time judiciously and deal effectively with competing interests.
  • Pay excellent attention to detail: this role requires focus and energy to ensure that outstanding company standards are maintained at all times.
  • Bring a positive, “can do” attitude to the workplace and work collaboratively.
  • Analyse general corporate, commercial, financial or employment documentation, develop internal processes, and catalogue information.

And who is…

  • An enthusiastic and confident consummate professional who is calm under pressure, clear thinking and enjoys a challenge.
  • An experienced, motivated and a proactive problem solver with exceptional written and verbal communication skills – excellent English language skills at a native or fluent level.
  • A focussed team player with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to act with total discretion and a strong commitment to

Role, Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Executive assistance – managing complex day-to-day calendars, organising business/personal meetings, helping with personal tasks, managing e-mail correspondence and answering and
    directing incoming calls.
  • Ensuring the C-Suite’s priorities are met, organisational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld.
  • Developing and reviewing critical documents/forms, preparing and proofing presentations and communications.
  • Assisting in the preparation for all internal and external company meetings, including arranging catering, creating meeting agendas, preparing board packs, taking meeting notes, following up with appropriate parties about action items, and keeping the team aligned and accountable.
  • Travel management, including logistics, itineraries, flights, hotels, trains, taxis, etc. and preparation of related expense reports.
  • Office Management – overseeing the day to day smooth running of the office including but not limited to managing stationery, equipment, software, and supplies for the team, coordinating any ancillary logisitics, liaising with suppliers such as IT and cleaning staff, handling any facility issues, being responsible for Health and Safety and fire regulations within the office, managing subscriptions, ensuring all staff have building access, and managing the office budget.
  • Assisting with HR-related activities, including but not limited to onboarding new starters, performance appraisals and offboarding employees.
  • Assisting with light bookkeeping such as invoicing, managing expenses (including the company credit cards), uploading of VAT receipts, ensuring that payroll is kept up to date, and tracking accounts payable/receivable.
  • Ad hoc projects and project management as and when required.

What You Will Get In Return:

  • You will be closely aligned with the CEO and COO but will also gain exposure across the business by partnering with the Motion Paradox team as a whole.
  • Intensive mentoring from a high-pedigree leadership team that will challenge you, build on your strengths and invest in your personal development.
  • There is a highly attractive package (base salary, plus bonus, plus benefits) on offer, as well as flexibility to accommodate and enhance lifestyle.
  • Benefits include 23 days’ annual leave, along with standard 8 UK Bank Holidays, enhanced pension contribution, and private medical insurance. Ours is a vibrant, inclusive, supportive environment, full of opportunities to progress.
  • A high degree of trust and autonomy whilst being part of a cohesive team.
  • Excellent Central London office location with great transport links; flexibility to work remotely with the understanding that travel to the office fosters a collaborative approach.
  • We work on London time and have employees based in Europe and North America. A work mobile phone will be provided.
  • This role provides an exciting and extensive opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to grow with the business’s success.

Associate Manager, Legal and Business Affairs

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Degree in law or business and completion of the LPC.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience working within a legal department, ideally with contract review/drafting experience for a technology or media company.
  • Must have held a position in-house.
  • Excellent academics.
  • London based and eligible to work in the UK.
    Transparent, clear and concise communicator (both orally and written) – ability to thoroughly research, present and distil legally complex issues into practical and commercial analysis, either in emails, memos, advice notes or policies, processes and procedures.
  • Strong entrepreneurial, analytical and solutions-focused approach to problem-solving legal, business and operational issues.
  • Business oriented, quick to understand and analyse new business and technology.
  • An ability to ‘think outside the box’ is essential – recognising how decisions may impact other areas of our clients’ businesses.
  • Experience in drafting and reviewing a broad range of commercial agreements including but not limited to NDAs, terms and conditions and vendor agreements.
    A strong understanding of employment law and regulations, as well as demonstrable experience drafting, negotiating and reviewing employment law contracts, handbooks and policies, including but not limited to health and safety procedures.
  • A solid foundation in trade mark and copyright law, with familiarity in drafting, reviewing and revising intellectual property protection licences.
  • Savvy with respect to identifying compliance, legal and business risks, and pre-emptive in offering solutions to mitigate them.
  • Working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018, the E-Privacy Regulation and the California Consumer Protection Act.
  • Meaningful exposure to and participation in corporate governance best practices, such as drafting board and shareholder resolutions, board minutes and conducting due diligence and document review.
  • Commitment to continually improving and updating knowledge base, standard form agreements, templates and legal processes.
  • Assist in developing training materials and providing training to our clients on relevant legal topics and best practices.
  • Proficient with productivity tools such as MS Office suite (including formatting), GSuite, Box, SignNow, BambooHR, and contract management software/legal tech.

We’d love to meet someone with the ability to…

  • Build professional relationships of trust upon a foundation of empathy, curiosity and enthusiasm.
  • Act as a trusted advisor in order to deliver high quality and pragmatic legal advice in an efficient manner.
  • Exercise exceptional project management and organisational skills.
  • Help develop Motion Paradox’s in-house standards and precedents, create and maintain a library of forms and other resources for fast and efficient document creation and implement processes for efficient and streamlined operations.
  • Manage time judiciously and deal effectively with competing interests.
  • Pay excellent attention to detail: this role requires focus and energy to ensure that outstanding company standards are maintained at all times.
  • Bring a positive, “can do” attitude to the workplace and work collaboratively.
  • Anticipate and be reactive to changing client instructions and transactional requirements.

And who is…

  • Professional, calm under pressure, and clear thinking.
  • Willing to pitch in with administrative support as needed.
  • Extremely discreet with a strong commitment to confidentiality.

Highly Desirable Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience of working in an international legal environment, and in particular with respect to the U.S.
  • Business fluency in other European languages.
  • Excellent IT skills, and an early adopter of new technologies generally.

What You Will Get In Return:

  • Intensive mentoring from a high-pedigree leadership team that will challenge you, build on your strengths and invest in your personal development.
  • There is a highly attractive package (base salary, plus bonus, plus benefits) on offer, as well as flexibility to accommodate and enhance lifestyle.
  • Benefits include 23 days’ annual leave and private medical insurance. Ours is a vibrant, inclusive, supportive environment, full of opportunities to progress.
  • A high degree of trust and autonomy whilst being part of a cohesive team.
  • Excellent Central London office location with great transport links; flexibility to work remotely with the understanding that travel to the office fosters a collaborative approach.