Chicago, IL

Corporate Paralegal at NielsenIQ

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Job Description

This role can be done remotely

We are seeking a paralegal to join NielsenIQ's Corporate Secretary legal team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Entity management and corporate services, including incorporations, amendments, qualifications, withdrawals, name changes, D.B.A’s and tracking registrations/ filing annual reports, resolutions, stock certificates for US and international subsidiaries.

  • Maintain corporate books and records, databases of all legal entities.

  • Prepare minutes, consents and resolutions to authorize corporate activities.

  • Manage compliance and board matters in support of the Corporate Secretary.

  • Responsible for posting all Board communications and materials on the Board portal.

  • Prepare documents needed for annual meetings and elections of officers and directors 

  • Integrate new acquisitions into Nielsen structure by adopting standard by-laws, officers and directors, changing names according to branding, etc.

  • Obtain apostilles and other legalizations of corporate records and other documents.

  • Provide assistance on other projects in possible areas, such as securities, executive compensation or financing as needed

  • Notary 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; paralegal certificate and degree or coursework in the area of business law preferred.

  • Experience as a corporate paralegal and/or prior public company board and related corporate experience in house.

  • Detail-oriented; works well under pressure.

  • Strong work ethic; learns quickly, takes responsibility, and works both independently and as a contributing team member with minimum supervision.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills with a friendly and professional demeanor.

  • Establishes priorities in managing multiple projects simultaneously, efficiently coordinates work activities and provides quick turnaround without compromising quality.

  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information requiring a high level of discretion, respect, and integrity.

  • Exercises good judgment and recognizes when to ask for help or escalate issues.

  • Demonstrates strong people skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels and in all areas of the organization.

  • Demonstrates superior organizational skills, attention to detail and strong computer skills (MS Word, Google Docs, Excel, PowerPoint and general database management).

  • Entity management software experience an asset

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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Where we are

Our office is located in the heart of the Loop, easily accessible to multiple Metra & 'L' stops (brown, orange, pink, purple, red, & blue lines!)

Technology we use

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What are NielsenIQ Perks + Benefits

NielsenIQ Benefits Overview

As a global employer, we’re able to influence the health and wellness of our 30,000 associates and their families—that’s a big responsibility that we take very seriously. Our innovative “The Whole You” program is built around four pillars of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, and social & environmental.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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