Legal Admin

Legal · New York, New York
Department Legal
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Uphold

Uphold is an easy-to-use investments and payments app. Specialising in digital assets, we serve more than 7 million customers in 150 countries. We open around 15,000 accounts a day and provide consumers with a more versatile and cost-effective home for their daily financial lives. For businesses, we provide regulated infrastructure to connect crypto with fiat currencies. Today, we support 51 digital assets, 28 national currencies, four precious metals and fractional U.S. equities. 

Uphold’s unique trading experience - ‘Anything-to-Anything’ - allows customers to trade directly between any supported asset or currency in one step - physical gold to Bitcoin, for example - saving both time and money. Uphold supports financial inclusion by enabling customers virtually anywhere to open an account in less than 5 minutes and to invest with no minimum amounts. Customers can send money to virtually anyone with an email address free of charge. 

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The opportunity: 

Uphold is looking for a Legal Admin to join our Legal team. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity where you’ll be responsible for managing contract workflows from intake to signing to renewal, organizing and cataloguing legal documents and other ad-hoc projects.  Reporting to the Head of Legal, the Legal Admin will play an integral role in ensuring the organization meets its financial and strategic objectives.  

What you’ll be doing primarily:

  • Managing the workflow and lifecycle of all contracts the company enters into.
  • Allocating and helping to prioritize tasks for the Legal team.
  • Acting as a liaison between the Legal department and other functional areas of the company, including Finance, IT/Security, Marketing and others.
  • Creating and maintaining organizational structure of electronic files.
  • Ensuring all legal records are filed appropriately, with key contractual data entered into a contract management system.   

Required qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree. 
  • Experience utilizing Excel or Google Sheets.
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player.
  • Keen eye for detial and organizational skills.
  • Exhibit our core cultural values: clear communication, positive energy, continuous learning, and efficient execution.
  • Fluent written and oral English skills.

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience with capital markets, cryptocurrencies,  and blockchain technologies.
  • Experience with contract management systems.

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We're proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, and any other protected classes. Difference makes us stronger and better - together.

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