• Middletown Area
    Chamber of Commerce

  • Manager, Corporate Governance

    Job Description

    The following Career Opportunity is currently available within Chesapeake Utilities Corporation.


    Position: Manager, Corporate Governance  

    Location: Middletown, DE


    Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and co-workers.  This position provides support to the Corporate Governance Department on matters relating to legal, corporate governance, and cybersecurity.


    Primary duties and responsibilities include:



    • Serve as administrator of the Company’s service of process database.

    • Receive, track, and assist with responding to service of process and other legal matters and generate reports to management on same.

    • Support activities relating to hearings, depositions, and other legal proceedings.

    • Serve as the liaison and administrator for contract inquiries.

    • Work closely with the Legal team in preparing and reviewing various legal documents and agreements including confidentiality agreements, transaction documents, master service agreements, etc.

    • Support the Department's efforts in companywide growth initiatives.

    Corporate Governance

    • Assist in the preparation of the Company’s Proxy Statement.

    • Assist with compliance filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and New York Stock Exchange.

    • Assist in drafting reports, presentations and meeting minutes for the Board of Directors and its Committees, as well as internal management Committees.

    • Support the administration of several management-level Committees.

    • Support research and development of corporate governance practices.


    • Assist in organizing and preparing materials for cyber security meetings and initiatives.

    • Actively support the Department's efforts in cyber security initiatives.

    • Remain abreast of regulatory requirements and cybersecurity best practices as they relate to the Corporate Governance department.

    • Support vendor relationships and other initiatives related to cybersecurity.


    • Support efforts related to corporate governance matters.


    Requires……a total commitment to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s Mission, Vision and Values and:

    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

    • Minimum five years’ experience in a managerial, paralegal or similar role.

    • 2-4 year degree or ABA approved paralegal degree.

    • Highly organized and detail oriented.

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to perform well in a team environment.

    • Ability to meet deadlines.

    • Ability to embrace and drive efficiencies through technology.


      Working Conditions:

    • Comfortable office atmosphere located in Middletown, Delaware.



    Contact Information

Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce  402 North Cass Street Middletown, DE 19709  302. 378.7545  jhott@maccde.com

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