LEGAL COORDINATOR

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Apply by 17 June 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 18 May 2018

Job Description

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE seeks an experienced paralegal to join the national planned giving team. This position requires someone with experience in estates and trusts. This position manages all incoming estate work including bequests, trusts, IRA rollovers and beneficiary designations, etc. The person must be able to work with planned giving officers to create specific gift illustrations, present value calculations, and other work as assigned.work collaboratively to provide guidance and support whenever needed. CRM experience required, Salesforce experience preferred. It is an exciting time in CARE’s history and this is a unique opportunity for the right person.

Responsibilities:

  • Estate Management
  • Planned Gift Support
  • Administration

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required, some law school preferred or combination of paralegal training and experience.
  • 3+ years working in legal estates and trusts
  • Advanced written and verbal communications
  • Charitable gift planning experience preferred.
  • Understanding of estate and trust law as well as charitable gift planning techniques.
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a significant workload

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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