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Legal Editor

Eagan, Minnesota 55123

Category: Professional Job Number: 17442

 

Voca has an immediate opening available for a Legal Editor in Eagan, MNIf you are interested please email Kaley Fuller at kfuller@myvoca.com or call 347-293-2560

Position Details 

Job Description:

Role Purpose 
This position provides legal interpretation in the form of analysis, writing, and research, to support the acquisition and/or production of compliance information, data, and products for GRC.

Responsibilities 
Responsibilities include research and analysis of designated content streams to support content creation and preparation, monitoring of trends and developments within assigned topical areas, and troubleshooting of content and production issues.


• Legal Research, Writing & Analysis 

  • Analyzes statutes and regulations and writes plain-English synopsis summarizing compliance requirements 
  • Reviews and edits legal information created by other employees 
  • Identifies key legal issues in editorial materials 

• Editorial Responsibility 

  • Adheres to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards 
  • Verifies own work as required for accuracy, completeness, and quality and ensures that the information is properly presented and organized 
  • Maintains and develops legal knowledge and skills training as required to complete work and stay current on legal trends and developments related to the employee’s editorial responsibilities 

• Individual and Leadership Development 

  • Participates in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation) 
  • Learns and grows from on-the job experiences, other staff members, courses, and self-study 

• Scope and Impact 

  • Prioritizes own work, and participates in prioritization of team or workgroup's workload as required 
  • Assists in identifying business issues and proactively proposes solutions and implements as directed 
  • Begins to demonstrate the ability to work more independently 
  • Decisions impact team work deliverables and are largely guided by guidelines, policies, and production schedules 
  • Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and proactively identifies and implements solutions within guidelines 


Qualifications

• Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies 
o Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills 
o Exceptional attention to detail 
o Ability to interpret, analyze, select, organize, and communicate complex legal material 
o Demonstrates proficiency on company specific systems necessary to perform job functions and in navigation and on-line research tools 
o Ability to prioritize tasks/projects 
o Works collaboratively across teams and assists others to accomplish objectives as required 
o Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with all contacts, both in and outside the office


• Relationships: External/Internal 
o Effectively works within team to accomplish objectives as required 
o Begins to develop and maintain relationships with content providers and stakeholders as required, escalating issues as appropriate 


• Certifications/ Education 
o Law degree from an accredited law school 
o May require professional legal qualification and/or accreditation 
o Maintain law license with the required CLE (if licensed) 


• Professional Experience 
o Begin to demonstrate proficiency in legal editing with the systems and processes 
o Begin to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of publications and products related to employees’ responsibilities, and some knowledge of competitors 


• Behavioral Competencies 
o Driving results 
o Collaborating across boundaries 
o Focusing on customers 
o Championing innovation 
o Seeking opportunities to learn, grow, and act as a role model 

Career Progression Criteria 
Demonstrating proficiency is defined by receiving an Achieved or Higher at the Annual Review or an Exceeds at the mid-year Review. 

Demonstrates proficiency or higher in all of the following categories under Compliance Attorney I: 
o Legal Research, Writing & Analysis 
o Editorial Responsibility 
o Individual and Leadership Development 
o Scope and Impact 
o Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies 
o Relationships: External/Internal 
o Professional Experience 
o Behaviorial Competencies 

Demonstrates a readiness to perform the responsibilities of Compliance Attorney II. This typically requires 2 years of experience in the Compliance Attorney I role.


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