Legal Operations Associate
Plug and Play Tech Center (plugandplaytechcenter.com) is the most active VC in Silicon Valley and the largest innovation platform in the world.
Our passion is to help startups succeed and that’s why we built the ultimate startup ecosystem: industry-specific accelerator programs, office space, year-round investments, 180+ corporate partners, and hundreds of VCs in our network.
Simply put, we give startups the best possible chance to thrive.
Plug and Play is seeking an operations associate for its legal department. Working out of our globally-recognized accelerator in Sunnyvale, this associate will gain valuable business and legal experience onboarding cutting edge startups in the Silicon Valley. The work will be complex and challenging, but the reward will be highly marketable skills for recent graduates who are interested in law, venture capital, business, or technology.
It is not required for applicants to have a legal background! Our department is uniquely involved in multiple aspects of the startup/venture capital world. People with a variety of interests can gain great experience that will translate into diverse fields.
Duties and Responsibilities
Review and summarize key terms of sophisticated venture capital financing documents
Maintain complex charts that track investment portfolio data and generate status reports
Attend and record meetings with startup founders and different departments within Plug and Play
Research market trends and industry trends
Attend Expos, Demo Days, and other exclusive Plug and Play events
Organize contracts, VC contacts, and other key information
All general office/administrative duties that are required for this position
As knowledge and experience increases, take ownership of new and different requests and add value through new job skills and accomplishments
The ideal candidate
B.A. from an accredited college
Excellent written communication skills
Proficient in polite chitchat
Comfortable with Microsoft Office suite
Neurotic attention to detail
Self-starting and unafraid of toil
Able to understand and synthesize complex ideas
Amazing Excel talents or a proficiency with numbers a plus