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Legal Assistant- Trademarks & Design

Legal Assistant- Trademarks & Design

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Legal, Corporate Services

Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.

Nike, Inc.'s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they're always on their game - with the mission to advance and guide Nike's business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike's global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.
Description

As our Legal Assistant, you'll support the Trademark & Copyright Team, which sits within the Intellectual Property Center of Excellence (IP COE) in the legal department. The main focus will be to support the group's four attorneys and a lead paralegal by performing a wide range of administrative tasks, including but not limited to:

Scheduling:
  • Outlook calendar management and scheduling
  • Work with Nike Travel to coordinate travel
  • Deadline management for matters, operational reports (CFEs, QBRs, OTP, CSR) and COE reporting
  • Arrange and coordinate team meetings, room setup, prepare materials and arrange necessary audio/visual equipment, including WebEx
  • Accounting
  • Vendor set up, invoice coding and PO management
  • Understand the operational finance guidelines and work with Accounting and Global Operations to ensure timely payment and processing of vendor invoices and follow-up on questions
  • Budget management: understand the budget for the COE and assist with reporting and tracking as needed
  • Process expense reports in an accurate and timely manner and resolve issues as needed

Document Production
  • Manage, organize and maintain paper and electronic files
  • Review and edit documents and emails for appropriate grammatical usage
  • Presentations: interpret needs to produce effective presentations; create high-quality graphic and text

General Administrative:
  • Field phone calls as needed and route inquires to the appropriate party
  • Mail processing
  • Copying, faxing, scanning of documents
  • Act as a liaison between clients and the COE lead by furnishing and requesting information as needed and assist in completion of administrative reports
  • Onboarding support for new hires joining the team
  • Be a team player and available to cover other team members as needed
  • Process BES passes for vendors
  • Work with team to prepare meeting agendas, record detailed meeting notes, distribute and file


Qualifications


  • High School diploma or college degree
  • 3+ years of increasing responsibility as an Administrative Assistant
  • Excellent oral communication and organizational follow-up skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp new concepts
  • Must demonstrate excellent attention to detail and ability to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Common sense and ability to think through scenarios to identify the best course of action
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time and prioritize and carry out responsibilities autonomously in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be proactive and take initiative in seeing tasks to completion
  • Excellent follow up to ensure adherence to deadlines
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and use discretion in dissemination of information
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-building and people skills; a team player able to establish and build partnerships with all levels of management and business partners
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism as position interacts with upper level management
  • Must have excellent computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint,)
  • Consistent attendance is a required function of this job


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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