Legal Assistant in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products. 

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant.  This role will provide administrative support to SVP General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer and the rest of the Legal Department with a focus on Corporate Legal support.  The position requires involvement with high-level contacts, strong organizational skills and exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, professionalism, discretion and judgment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage executive calendar and independently schedules meeting appointments
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel plans
  • Compile documents for travel related meetings
  •  Prepare and submit executive expense reports
  • Propose and type correspondence, memos, forms and emails including confidential information
  • Answer and screen phone calls  and arrange conference calls  - Exercise good judgment in handling and referring all phone calls
  • Creates and maintains department organization charts
  • The ability to lead, manage and coordinate projects when necessary
  • Manage legal files and use of matter management tools regarding contract maintenance;
  • Assist in the execution, filing, scanning and storing of legal documents.
  • Prepare standard letters and reports;
  • Regularly update corporate database and internal reference documents;
  • Support regional licensing applications and renewals;
  • Gather, organize, summarize, index, and maintain documents from various sources;
  • Maintain a library of pre-approved form documents, contract clauses, templates, and historical documents, and add or revise material as needed;
  • Provide support in transactional due diligence;
  • Perform general administrative support for the Legal Department;

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience providing administrative support in a legal department (law firm or in-house) as an executive assistant, paralegal or other administrative function.
  • Paralegal experience preferred
  • BA or equivalent degree
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  •  High degree of organizational skills
  • Ability to Communicate with executives and senior management to gather or convey relevant information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up in timely manner

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.

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