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Legal Intern

Remote
30 days ago
Internship

Company

Raise Green is a financial technology company that allows anyone to invest in community resilience using our SEC Licensed and ...

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Job Description

Legal Intern, Raise Green, Inc. (Remote)

 

ABOUT RAISE GREEN

Raise Green is a platform designed to connect climate projects & companies with both retail and accredited investors to democratize sustainable investing. We’re an SEC/FINRA registered marketplace that gives companies the ability to set their own terms, engage their customers and communities, and allow anyone to invest directly in climate solutions for as little as $100. This broadens access and exposure to verifiable ESG impact investments. We are financing a healthy, just, and sustainable future that allows anyone to access and benefit from climate-resilient local infrastructure.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

Our Legal Intern supports our Chief Investment Officer to streamline the various legal duties that arise between our investors, our project developers, and the business in general. Our Legal Intern has a passion for social justice, sustainable finance, and the environment, as well as gaining hands-on legal experience in a financial business setting. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the overall management of our outside legal counsel, including but not limited to:
    • Managing the statuses of documents in progress
    • Creating meeting agendas based on internal priorities 
    • Ensuring timely correspondence on both ends of the relationship 
  • Helping to resolve legal issues as they arise with our investors, project developers, or otherwise by conducting research on various topics
  • Establishing and documenting internal policies and procedures around crowdfunding, assisting with management and preliminary review and process on compliance items as directed 
  • Conducting research, drafting and review of policies and other materials in the ESG impact/metrics space, including  recommending best practices for tracking and labeling impacts, climate-related risk disclosures, and the regulations surrounding it
  • Conducting competitor analysis
  • Understanding of, or willingness to learn about, basics of corporate and transactional law 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A commitment of at least 20 hours per week is required 
  • A 6-month commitment is highly preferable 
  • You hold a BA/BS, or you are a Junior, or Senior from an accredited college, with an excellent academic standing .
  • You have a passion for sustainable finance and impact investing, climate-positive initiatives.
  • You’re a self-starter who asks lots of questions, structures your own work, and enjoys trying new things. 
  • You love words! You’ve got the gift of gab or a passion for writing, articulating ideas clearly, concisely and powerfully. Prior copy-writing experience a plus.
  • You have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and personal accountability. Prior project management experience is also a plus.
  • You are able to manage multiple competing priorities, and to work both independently and collaboratively to deliver results. 
  • You’re fun to work with, quick to laugh, willing to take calculated risks, and a creative problem solver with a “can-do / failure is not an option” approach to work.



TO APPLY

Interested? Let us know if you’re interested in joining us. We’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and a resume to info@raisegreen.com.

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation for this position will be for course credit only. Additionally, we offer a largely flexible working schedule, and are a growing startup with upward mobility potential!

 

Raise Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

Raise Green is a financial technology company that allows anyone to invest in community resilience using our SEC Licensed and ...

View Company Profile