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Investment Management Paralegal at WisdomTree

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Investment Management Paralegal at WisdomTree

Title: Investment Management Paralegal

Location: United States – Remote Full-Time

WisdomTree’s Investment Management Paralegal is on the Fund Legal team and reports to the General Counsel. The Investment Management Paralegal is responsible for providing legal support with respect to WisdomTree’s U.S. investment management business, including managing the ETFs’ and Adviser’s Board governance process and registration statement filings. Experience in the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) is required.

Responsibilities
  • Provide support to the Fund Legal team managing the firm’s U.S. ETFs
  • Manage and coordinate the Adviser’s and ETFs’ Board reporting process, including assembling and disseminating materials to the Board
  • Draft and review Board agendas, resolutions, minutes and other Board meeting related items, including 15(c) materials
  • Prepare and/or review fund registration statements and related exhibits, prospectus supplements, periodic reports and other regulatory reports, including coordinating with external counsel and service providers
  • Act as a liaison to the ETFs’ Board and attend Board meetings
  • Assist the Fund Legal team on ETF launches and special projects
  • Assist with drafting and finalizing amendments to service provider fund agreements
  • Promote the Legal Team’s positive culture and develop a close working rapport with other WisdomTree departments, service providers and third parties
  • Support the Fund Legal team in tracking and monitoring new laws, regulations and industry developments
  • Prepare and review various Listing Exchange corporate governance filings
Qualifications
  • The candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Working knowledge of 1940 Act fund and investment adviser regulations
  • Produce high-quality work with minimal supervision
  • Strong project management, organizational and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Ability to interact with personnel from all levels of the firm and with the Board of Trustees
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Highly motivated, very detail oriented and able to work independently
  • Comfortable interacting with business professionals and service providers, including in a remote working environment primarily using Microsoft Teams
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with online management platforms (e.g., data rooms, document management systems including for Board materials)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit undaunted by the unpredictable, the unfamiliar or the unstructured
  • Desire to increase scope of work and responsibility as needs arise and experience allows, and openness to learn on the job
  • Successfully complete special projects and other assignments as required

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