Licensing Specialist – CONTRACT (3 months)

Chicago, Illinois, United States /Remote


NinjaHoldings was founded in 2017 by a team seeking to revolutionize the way everyday Americans interact with financial services. Through our CreditNinja and NinjaCard brands, we empower people overlooked by traditional financial institutions to take control of their finances via a full suite of digital banking and lending products, providing incentives and rewards along the way as we guide them on a path to financial improvement. Through our NinjaEdge brand, we help companies better understand their customers by offering a package of bespoke underwriting, fraud detection, and analytics services. With offices in Chicago, Miami, and around the world through the power of remote work, we are a lean and innovative team always seeking like-minded talent to join us in our fight to disrupt consumer finance. 


CreditNinja is seeking a detail-oriented independent contractor who will focus primarily on supporting the company’s license management program. This position is fully remote, with preference given to Chicago-area individuals. NOTE: This is a project-based INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR role. The project is estimated to be THREE (3) MONTHS, but may be extended.



  • Assist with processing new license applications, renewals, and related annual reporting under attorney supervision
  • Ownership of matters relating to corporate formalities, including the preparation of new state qualification and trade name registration applications; timely filing of annual reports and other ad hoc requirements
  • Collaborate closely with the company’s in-house attorneys, state agencies, and other third-parties to ensure that matters are completed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Other administrative support in the Legal Department, as needed



  • At least 2-3 years of related experience and/or training
  • Available to dedicate between approx. 20-30 hours per week to the job (as-needed)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and cloud-based software generally
  • Logical thinker and attentive to detail; keen sense of personal responsibility; utmost confidentiality when handling sensitive data and information (contractor will sign NDA)
  • Professional and effective communication style both internally and when corresponding with state agencies and third-parties



  • Familiarity with NMLS online system and filings
  • Prior licensing experience supporting a corporate legal department or law firm



  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Three (3) month project-based term, which may be extended
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Dynamic start-up culture