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Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Ref: 287319
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

A top-tier global law firm is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant for their New York City office.

This is a great opportunity to acquire legal support experience in one of New York's most prestigious firms. Candidates planning to attend Law or Grad school in 2+ years are strongly encouraged to apply. Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Job Duties

This position will provide administrative support for a busy group of attorneys, duties include assisting with managing schedules, answering phones, communicating with clients, creating and editing legal documents, and scheduling conference rooms and conference calls.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree from a top tiered school 

Experience & Skills Required

  • 0-2 years of administrative experience in a corporate environment (Finance or Legal preferred). Internships are OK
  • Exhibit demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and typing speed of 50+wpm 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize 
  • Ability to organize work flow and use time efficiently 
  • Ability to show strong attention to detail and perform at high levels in a fast-paced work environment and adapt to changing priorities and work demands
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor!
  • Candidates will be tested on MS Suite, Typing, Grammar/Spelling and Proofreading.