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Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: Marlborough, United States, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:


Key Member of SEC/Governance Team – Works closely with Securities & Corporate Governance team with respect to:

  • Primary role - providing support for (i) certain securities law matters, including Section 16 reports and New York Stock Exchange filings; and (ii) corporate governance matters with respect to the Board of Directors and/or its Committees (the Board); Board material preparation; meeting preparation and execution.
  • Secondary role – providing support for general corporate and other securities law and governance matters and projects.


Key Responsibilities:


In line with primary and secondary roles, as applicable, work closely with the Securities & Corporate Governance team and cross-functionally, with other subject matter experts, with respect to:



  • Assists with insider trading compliance, Section 16 reporting, as well as other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Provides support concerning securities laws, rules and regulations, NYSE listing requirements and Delaware law.
  • Interfaces with members of the legal and finance teams on securities law matters.


Corporate Governance

  • Assists with supporting the Corporate Secretary and the Board on matters of corporate governance process and policy.
  • Assists with preparation for Board meetings, including coordinating with senior management to ensure that appropriate matters are included in meeting agendas and coordinating materials for Board books; preparing and delivering Board materials via BoardVantage/Diligent or similar platform.
  • Assists with related-party transaction monitoring process.
  • Coordinates director and officer questionnaire process.  
  • Assists with annual proxy and stockholders’ meetings, including coordinating with members of management to ensure successful execution.
  • Supports director orientation, continuing education, and training programs.
  • Support special projects as needed, including research, organization, and project management




  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate from an accredited institution

Outstanding academic record with at least five years of general corporate paralegal experience at a law firm and/or at a public company. 

  • Excellent attention to detail, legal research and writing, communication and project management skills. 
  • Process oriented, able to multi-task, team player and ability to work independently with limited oversight. 
  • Good judgment, keen diplomacy and strong interpersonal skills. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Securities and governance paralegal experience preferred
  • Notary



Requisition ID: 505634


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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