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Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube is the world’s first and leading online platform using equity crowdfunding to raise business finance for start-ups and expanding businesses by enabling a crowd of over 70,000 investors th...

Professional

Location:
Exeter, United Kingdom

Posted:
2 Jun 2014

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:

Competitive salary

Employer tags:
Industry:
Financial Services
Tech
Private Equity
Internet
Venture Capital
Corporate Finance
Digital
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
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Legal Exec

We've just hit a world record in fundraising and we're growing our team fast. This is your chance to get in on the ground of a company that has revolutionised the way businesses (including Escape the City!) get funded

Exeter, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:

Competitive salary

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
Function:
Law
Finance
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Crowdcube require a Corporate Legal Executive who will be responsible for managing the statutory filings and corporate documentation required by companies raising funding on crowdcube.com.  This will include building relationships with entrepreneurs and managing general company secretarial matters including drafting company Articles of Association; reviewing shareholder agreements and issuing share certificates. The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of the corporate and company secretarial requirements of startups and growth companies, with a focus on investment, backed up with excellent knowledge of corporate and company  law and a strong business acumen.

Salary: Depends on Experience

Location: Exeter

Duties:

The role will be very varied but the key tasks will be:

  • Working with the investments team to prepare investee companies for fund raising and to close fund raising on crowdcube.com
  • Pro-actively developing internal processes and taking ownership of key client relationships
  • Ensuring compliance with Companies Act 2006
  • Preparation of internal and external reporting
  • Preparation of corporate governance documentation (Articles of Association, board minutes, shareholders agreements etc.) for companies who have raised money via Crowdcube


Skills, Knowledge and Experience required or preferred:

  • Legally qualified or non-practicing lawyer with at least 3+ years pqe; or experienced company secretary
  • Corporate finance, corporate governance and company secretarial experience with chartered secretary qualification a strong advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation with ability to take on responsibility for critical tasks
  • Good mathematical and excel skills are essential and at least a basic knowledge of accounting will be an advantage
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Any understanding of Crowdfunding is advantageous
  • Ability to work in a fast moving and innovative company
  • Knowledge or awareness of SEIS and EIS tax schemes will be an advantage.
  • Equity transaction experience including Angel and VC fundraising

 

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Law degree or similarly relevant degree
  • Personal Qualities and Attributes - We’re looking for an experienced professional with a real interest in business and entrepreneurship. The individual needs to be ambitious, pro-active, resourceful and motivated.

 

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