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Corporate Counsel

CCS Fundraising
Posted Nov 07
New York, New York
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** **Who We Are:

** CCS Fundraising is an international strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. For 76 years, CCS has empowered many of the world’s greatest organizations across sectors to advance some of the most important causes in history. We plan, manage, and implement programs and initiatives that achieve fundraising goals and mission impact.

CCS provides tailored support to more than 700 nonprofit organizations annually. With over 500 professionals and 18 offices throughout the United States and Europe, we have the capacity to help local and international organizations achieve outstanding results. Our people are our greatest strength. At CCS, you will join a diverse team of smart, passionate, and resourceful professionals who are driven by purpose and committed to performance.

This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and may be located anywhere in New York (Preference), Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, or San Francisco _.

_ **Understanding The Role:

** Our people are our greatest strength. The collective sum of the individual experiences, backgrounds, knowledge, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation of excellence.

At CCS, you will join a diverse team of smart, passionate, and resourceful professionals who are driven by purpose and committed to performance.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Corporate Counsel will interact with the firm leadership and operators as well as the Corporate (Finance, Human Resources, Technology, & Marketing).

**The Corporate Counsel will perform a wide range of duties that may include, but are not limited to:


  • Assisting in negotiating, executing, and enforcing lease agreements
  • Assisting in reviewing, negotiating, and executing contracts with vendors and clients, including nonprofit entities across all sectors
  • Assisting in preparing and submitting insurance applications, working with insurance brokers, notifying insurance carriers regarding insurable events, and obtaining insurance reimbursement and proof of coverage
  • Assisting in supervising and reviewing reports regarding employment-related matters
  • Assisting in preparing reports and information required by government agencies and auditors
  • Assisting in scheduling and preparing reports and materials for CCS Board of Managers
  • Assisting in advising and training on professional responsibility matters


** The ideal candidate will have knowledge of providing business and legal support in Contract Negotiation and Drafting, Corporate Governance, application of Rules and Regulations, Grievances, Litigation, Immigration and Non-for-Profit Law.

  • Ability to effectively write business legal reports and correspondence
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with and manager outside counsel
  • Ability to effectively present information to management
  • Ability to effectively respond to inquiries for regulatory agencies, clients, and business community
  • Self-assured and confident with a strong belief in own capabilities
  • Strong eye for business and outstanding writing skills
  • Self-starter, sound decision making skills, excellent attention to detail
  • D. from an ABA-accredited law school and state bar admission in New York or eligibility for immediate membership
  • 6+ years of experience in legal practice
  • Broad knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws and regulations strongly preferred
  • Excellent analytical, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to fighting for equity and social justice
  • Immigration law experience a plus
  • Must be willing to work in a "hybrid/flex" environment which will require both on-site and remote work as designated and may be updated from time to time.

CCS offers competitive benefits, a dynamic training program, resources, career advancement, mentoring, and networking opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

**SALARY RANGE: $120,000-$140,000

** Exact salary varies within salary range based on years of relevant experience and education