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Job Posting: Associate General Counsel

CAREERS

Job Posting: Associate General Counsel

About the Position

POSITION: Associate General Counsel
REPORTS TO: General Counsel
DEPARTMENT: Legal & Compliance
TYPE OF JOB: Full time; Non-exempt
LOCATION: Bethesda, MD – US; flexible

About Calvert Impact

Calvert Impact is a global nonprofit investment firm that helps investors and financial professionals invest in solutions that people and the planet need. During its 25-year history, Calvert Impact has mobilized over $4 billion to grow local community and green finance organizations through its flagship Community Investment Note™ and structuring services. Calvert Impact uses its unique position to bring the capital markets and communities closer together. More at calvertimpact.org.

Job Description

Calvert Impact is seeking an experienced attorney to support the General Counsel to ensure that Calvert Impact’s legal risks and opportunities are appropriately managed in the most expeditious, efficient and practical way possible, enabling the company to further its mission to democratize investing for social good.

The role requires someone with strong technical expertise, exceptional judgment and attention to detail, and a passionate commitment to the mission and integrity of the organization. The ideal candidate is excited about possibilities and solutions and embraces uncertainty as an opportunity to truly create change – both within the organization and in the communities we serve.

This role offers candidates a unique opportunity to work on complex, creative and interesting corporate transactions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and/or comment on private fund documents, investment management agreements, loan documents, confidentiality agreements and other contracts.
  • Support and manage securities compliance and regulatory matters including blue sky registrations for sales of the Community Investment Note, and agent registrations.
  • Oversee charity and fundraising compliance and filings.
  • Advise on nonprofit corporate governance and growth opportunities across the entire business, including potential new securities offerings and private fund formation.
  • Engage and assist on general corporate governance matters including developing and implementing internal compliance policies (including compliance policies for registered investment advisors), advising on board decisions and developing materials to ensure good corporate governance, and advising on general ethics and compliance issues.
  • Developing and updating internal legal form documents and policies.
  • Manage and oversee external legal counsel.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate brings:

  • JD from an accredited law school. Active bar membership in one or more states. Admission or eligibility for admission to the Maryland State Bar as an in-house attorney.
  • 7+ years of relevant legal experience (with significant law firm experience) with experience with investment management (private funds); securities regulations; banking and finance; community development finance; corporate governance and/or corporate law; nonprofit law.
  • A demonstrated commitment and interest in impact investing.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage projects independently.
  • Willingness to entertain new ideas and excitement in crafting creative solutions to novel problems.
  • Enjoys working in a team-oriented environment with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Occasional travel (if not based in the DC-area).

How to Apply

Calvert Impact is a team of bright, energetic, and talented people who have a passion for making a difference in the world by helping under-served communities. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare coverage, a transportation subsidy, and more.

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and deal sheet to jobs@calvertimpact.org with “Associate General Counsel” in the email subject line. No phone inquiries please. Cover letters should directly address how the candidate’s experience makes them a good fit for this position.