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Legal Executive Assistant

Company Name:
Sukup Manufacturing
Company Description:

Sukup Manufacturing Co. is a family-owned manufacturer of grain bins, grain dryers, and material handling equipment.

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
January 3, 2023
Deadline Date:
April 30, 2023
Job Category:
Administrative & Clerical
Home Base Iowa Company:
Job Description:


Sheffield, IA

Job Summary:

The Legal Executive Assistant position will perform a wide range of duties and report to the Sukup Manufacturing Co. Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel. This individual will perform such duties as aiding in complex document production and organization, monitoring and answering emails, coordinating meetings, and working on special projects. Also responsible for preparing correspondence and assembling confidential and sensitive information. An Executive Legal Assistant must represent the Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel of the Company in a highly professional manner.

Essential Job Requirements:

High School diploma and Associate Degree preferred or equivalent experience. This individual must have exceptional organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and multi-task. Additionally, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and present the company in a professional image. Essential to maintain absolute confidentiality, attention to details and high accuracy. Overtime hours may be required.

Preferred Skills:

An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel functions.

Job Duties:

  • Provide general administrative support for the Sukup legal department, including managing calendars, organizing meetings, handling mailings, drafting correspondence, legal research, and assisting in creating presentations
  • Completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions
  • Investigating topics and potential litigation situations, preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information
  • Drafting legal documents, transactional documents, contracts and real estate leases
  • Conducting routine discovery
  • Obtaining due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and securities filings
  • Organizing and tracking files for high level and confidential transactions and/or projects
  • Creating and maintaining a case-management database
  • Manage outlook emails, contacts, and calendar
  • Arrange “call backs” and time management
  • Calendaring deadlines
  • Maintain Contact Lists
  • Executive meeting notes & agendas as needed
  • Assist with board documents and minutes as needed
  • Ensure licenses and certifications are current
  • Perform back up receptionist duties
  • Ensure proper handling and storage of legally privileged documents
  • Document management following production requests
  • Maintain complex document storage system
  • Drafting letters
  • Review corporate public records
  • Coordinate communications with outside counsel
  • Assist in managing IP portfolio
  • Provide contract management support, including finalizing and abstracting contracts and overseeing the company's contract management platform
  • Manage invoices, track legal budget on a quarterly basis
  • Facilitate expense reporting
  • Manage the Registered Agent intake platform, including docketing of key dates and status tracking, and coordinating notarizations and apostilles
  • Manage memberships, dues, and subscriptions
  • Arrange travel and accommodations
  • Assist with corporate subsidiary governance as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
High School / GED
1 year
Travel Required:
Resume Required:
Ames & Sheffield
Contact Person:
Tara Kramer
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:
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