ABIOMED is an innovative and fast growing organization whose mission is to save lives. If you desire to work alongside talented and passionate people while building a great career– this is the place for you! Here, new ideas are welcomed and encouraged, learning is constant, and our dynamic setting enables people to do profoundly important work.
The Paralegal position is ideal for a self-starter with exceptional organization and multi-tasking skills. The selected individual will play a vital role both managing and executing the legal team’s critical activities, and will have a high energy and collaborative style.
Manage administrative aspects of corporate governance, including minutes, contract creation and management
Maintain and update relevant legal binders, meeting minutes, spreadsheets, filing
Oversight of the patent award program
Research, compile, summarize, and analyze information to make decisions, find answers, and respond to various inquiries from internal and external customers
Assist with research, special projects, and business development initiatives as appropriate
Composes, proofreads and edits correspondence, presentations and other documents
Manage expense reporting, process vendor invoices, and support annual budget process.
Maintain schedules and calendars; Schedule legal meetings and appointments
Conduct legal research and collate information
Analyze and organize information to produce reports
Delivers exceptional service support to internal and external customers
Provide other assistance as requested by attorneys
4+ years experience in a Paralegal position, preferably at a public corporation
Proficiency with the MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) applications.
Exceptional written and communication skills.
Self-starter with creative problem solving ability
Effectively manage the legal filing system
Demonstrated experience in working independently to identify, analyze, and solve problems with creative solutions
Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters confidentially, expeditiously, proactively and follows through on tasks until successful completion
Skilled and experienced in the art of organization and time management to juggle multiple priorities with competing deadlines.
Solid judgment, tact, and diplomacy skills in dealing with internal and external customers as well the ability to handle highly confidential and proprietary information.
Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to respond to last-minute changes while maintaining poise and a positive “can do” attitude