The Legal Administrator will support the Lease & Contracts Manager with project management, review, setup, and administration of corporate transactions. The individual in this role must be highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities with written and oral communication skills commensurate with this level of regular communication.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Compass executive team, finance team, and development teams to project manage debt & equity acquisitions, joint venture agreements, and other transactions
    • coordinate across multiple internal teams and external stakeholders, e.g., law firms and brokerage firms
  • Create abstracts for contracts, development-related agreements (land purchase agreements), leases, and other documents
  • Responsible for ongoing management of foreign entity requirements, corporate records, LLC agreements, organization documents, and board minutes
  • Negotiate agreements within defined parameters, e.g., supplier master service agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and other agreements
  • Assist with real estate tax matters working in conjunction with attorneys, land development, and internal tax accountant
  • Assist with new entity setup, including but not limited to corresponding with outside counsel and foreign accounting firms and reading corporate documents for accuracy before execution
  • Assist in internal project hand-offs to ensure appropriate knowledge is transferred and succinctly breakdown milestones of the projects, outstanding issues, and or risk associated
  • Administration of corporate development and finance transactions, including:
    • assist with internal and external due diligence requests
    • assist with regulatory reporting requirements
    • track critical requirements in development-related agreements
    • ensure electronic closing binders are received, properly filed, and distributed
  • Prepare/update recurring transaction status reports
  • Other duties as assigned

The above are functions of the job; however, it is not an all-inclusive listing. Further, the job description is subject to change at the discretion of management


Knowledge & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in corporate development, lease administration, project management or project coordinator role, or legal assistant


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (i.e., accounting, business management, real estate), or have a Paralegal (plus) or related experience

Behavioral Characteristics:

  • Embraces and models Compass’ Core Convictions and Key Principles in their actions, decisions, and relationships with others
  • Willing and able to learn, adapt and deliver data center projects in alignment with the Compass Program instead of traditional construction methods
  • Humble, transparent team leader who can effectively collaborate and problem-solve across functional groups
  • Curious, constantly ask Why to foster Continuous Improvement
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with an incremental interface with internal and external customers


IT/PC Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, specifically PowerPoint, for use in communicating program updates to the executive level

Written/Oral Communication:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing


  • Working knowledge of the commercial real estate industry with emphasis on development transactions, international transaction experience a plus
  • Title experience is a plus
  • Proficient in reading legal documents and familiar with lease transactions
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with all levels of an organization
  • Exceptional administrative skills with experience supporting multiple individuals
  • Exceptional customer service skills are important
  • Must be able to successfully work well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to work interchangeably with multiple departments with limited oversight
  • High attention to detail required
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities as needed
  • Good organizational skills and problem/resolution abilities

Planning: Requires significant planning with periodic review

Flexibility: A high level of flexibility and responsiveness is required, and work beyond standard hours as needed

Problem-solving: Problems and situations are different and require interpretation. Use of judgment is required to identify the most appropriate solution from several options using prior knowledge and experience


Compass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

At Compass, we make lives better by providing the world's technology leaders with a secure place to plug in wherever they grow. We provide custom, move-in ready data centers from edge deployments to core facilities serving hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers.

We are a Culture First organization. With a keen focus on our culture, we genuinely provide a place where employees can do their best work and grow personally and professionally. Each day, we are accountable to live out our four Core Convictions: 1) Humility In, Pride Out, 2) Actions and Words are One, 3) Continuous Improvement of People, Processes and Systems (spoiler alert - we order People first for a reason!), and 4) We Ask Why to Understand the Needs versus the Wants.

Compass is committed to an inclusive culture, and we celebrate and value diverse insights and perspectives. To continue to soar on our rocket ship, we need talent from various background, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles to perform crucial job functions.

That is why we are committed to our core convictions and key principles as we continue to provide companies a secure place to plug in.

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Medical | Dental | Vision | Voluntary | 401K | Unlimited PTO