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Director of Legal & Compliance

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At Ethic, we are powering the future of sustainable investing.

We're a technology-driven, sustainable asset manager empowering institutions to create passive investment portfolios specific to their values and financial goals.

Who you are:

* You’re passionate about positively impacting the future of our planet & humanity
* You've had 6+ years of experience in securities law in an asset manager, investment bank, major law firm or similar
* You love fast paced, entrepreneurial environments
* You stand up for what you believe, but are openly humble
* You love participating in a team environment
* You embrace laughter, humour & the enjoyment of the journey

Your primary responsibilities will be to:

* Design and initiate continuous improvement of legal and contractual frameworks across key business relationships and core business areas
* Negotiate, draft and execute key agreements for major business partners, vendors, consultants, employees
* Advise internal teams including business development, portfolio management, operations, marketing on legal matters, including staying up to date on industry requirements and best practices
* Adopt best practices to inform company’s risk management framework, and implement change to address evolving regulatory environment
* Oversee and execute compliance risk framework (focused on securities law as an RIA), including development and enhancement of internal processes and procedures and training
* Advise and support legal work on various operational and/or corporate transactions of a venture-backed growth company

What you’ll bring to the table:

* Passion about making a positive impact in the world
* Juris Doctorate
* 6+ years of experience in securities law in an asset manager, investment bank, major law firm or similar
* Strong attention to detail and expertise in managing both legal and compliance risk
* Exceptional organizational, communication & listening skills

As an important part of our team, we’re excited for you to help us build the future of sustainable investing.