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General information

Career area
Legal
Country
United States
Work Location(s)
500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
State
Michigan
City
Detroit
Remote?
No
Ref #
10822
Posted Date
Monday, February 14, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

This Paralegal is responsible for providing legal support in connection with various matters related to Ally's automotive financing operations and corporate initiatives and serves as a trusted team member in support of Legal Staff attorneys and business teams. This person should have strong interest in working in a fast-paced team environment, building strong client relationships, conducting legal research, and embracing new and varied learning opportunities.  This Paralegal will need to leverage process discipline, proactiveness, attention to detail, and an understanding of the enterprise, and will be expected to apply and adapt those skills when working with various attorneys and internal business clients.

The ideal candidate will have an inquisitive nature, strong organizational skills, and demonstrate a track record of empathy and credibility.  Because of the breadth of expertise required, some in-house training is expected and will be provided.

The Work Itself

  • Review various auto finance marketing and corporate marketing campaigns and materials (e.g. direct mail, digital, email marketing, social media).
  • Support attorneys with review of contracts related to various corporate marketing initiatives (e.g. sports sponsorships, charitable giving).
  • Complete research assignments and conduct document reviews related to marketing and advertising law issues, consumer compliance law issues, and commercial matters.
  • Work collaboratively with other paralegals on matters related to Ally’s automotive finance operations and corporate initiatives.
  • Maintain confidentiality, act with integrity, and effectively manage sensitive and complex issues that impact Ally.
  • Offer creative solutions to sensitive issues using multi-disciplined approach.
  • Work in a collegial manner with other Legal Staff colleagues, accept direction from Legal Staff leadership, and demonstrate effectiveness and clarity in conveying legal advice.

The Skills You Bring

  • Undergraduate Degree required from a reputable school and strong academic record.
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA Approved Paralegal Education Program preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills, and strong communication skills – listening, verbal and written.
  • Strong internet and legal research skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously in a timely manner.
  • Working knowledge of laws, regulations, and industry standards such as the FTC Act (UDAP), CAN-SPAM, and copyright/trademark requirements preferred.
  • Familiarity with various social networking sites and their terms of use (particularly as to matters related to copyright and reuse) preferred.

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

 
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
Who We Are:

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.
 

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law. 

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally. 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.