Legal Research Assistant

Toronto, ON +3

We'd love to hear from you if you like:

  • Start-up energy - come join one of LinkedIn's Top 50 Tech Start-ups
  • Learning and solving interesting problems in a huge market ($2T market size)
  • Working closely with serial entrepreneurs and strong leaders who have scaled companies like Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, Robinhood, SoFi, Microsoft, etc.
  • Meritocracy - we promote based on performance, not tenure


About the Role:

We are looking for a highly diligent and ambitious new graduate to join our legal team as a Legal Assistant. This opportunity does not require any prior experience, but rather a set of characteristics - hustle, resourcefulness, drive, intellectual curiosity, hustle, and diligence. We will provide hands-on training and you will be working closely with our founders and executive leadership team. The pace of learning and trajectory of growth opportunities at Jerry is exponential and afforded to those who demonstrate a high level of ownership over their work. If you’re interested in a career in law and looking for an opportunity to get your foot in the door, we'd love to hear from you!


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee legal framework, compliance, and licensing required to embed insurance and loans
  • Contract reviews, ensure we are compliant with state insurance, finance and data privacy laws
  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements with partners and vendors
  • Assist in designing, implementing, and improving Jerry’s legal policies and procedures to manage legal and business risk


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a competitive program
  • Ability to synthesize new information quickly
  • Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin


Perks of working with Jerry:

  • Competitive salary (50,000 - 65,000/annually)
  • We provide full training, leadership development and growth opportunities
  • Flexible hours and work-life balance
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401K
  • Stock Options

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