Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Job Type

Full Time




1002 O'Reilly Avenue
San Francisco
United States



RSF Social Finance, a pioneering force in the social finance, impact investing and philanthropic sectors for over 35 years, is looking for a talented, creative, and collaborative Legal Assistant/Paralegal to help drive organization and effectiveness for our Legal Department. The position will work from RSF’s offices located in San Francisco’s historic Presidio national park alongside RSF’s mission-driven, entrepreneurial and fun group of 30+ full-time staff members. This is a full-time salaried position and pay will be commensurate with education and experience. Health, dental and vision insurance are fully employer-covered and retirement plan, personal time off, and sick leave are also provided. FLSA Status: Non-exempt


The position will report to RSF’s General Counsel and have the opportunity to interact with our incredible colleagues, clients and partners. Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills and a passion for changing the world!


The General Counsel oversees all legal matters for the organization and partners across the company to develop creative and thoughtful legal solutions that maximize RSF’s impact and further our mission.


Provide day-to-day administrative support: email and calendar administration, meeting coordination, and management of communication flow both internally and externally

Assist with routine legal work such as drafting letters and emails, corporate transaction support, preparing legal and regulatory filings, conducting research, and managing legal due diligence projects

Provide administrative support for meetings of RSF’s Board of Trustees, including calendaring, preparation of meeting materials, and record-keeping

Take an ownership role in special projects on an as-needed basis


2+ years supporting legal either at a law firm or in house preferred (applicants with commensurate education and/or experience in law, finance, investing, or the nonprofit sector will also be considered)

Excellent organizational ability and demonstrated success at all levels of administrative tasks

High-level communication and interpersonal skills

Capacity for working independently, creatively, and efficiently

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel


Founded in 1984, RSF Social Finance’s mission is to create financial relationships that are direct, transparent, personal and focused on long-term social, economic and ecological benefit. We accomplish this through a unique and diverse set of catalytic loan financing, values-aligned impact investing, and innovative charitable giving offerings to our clients throughout the world as well as through our commitment to empowering leaders and advancing innovations in the field of social finance.

RSF Social Finance is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Please submit your resume via e-mail to along with a thoughtful cover letter. In the cover letter, please explain why you are interested in the mission, values, and activities of RSF Social Finance. Please also tell us how your skills and experience would enable you to be successful in this role. In the e-mail subject line, please write “Legal Assistant/Paralegal”. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.