Job Description: The Legal Personnel Assistant will work with the three Directors in the Legal Personnel Department and the Chief Legal Personnel & Recruitment Officer to provide administrative support and assist with various legal personnel projects.
Responsibilities: • Assist with answering questions regarding departmental policies and procedures • Prepare and send employment verification letters • Assist with special events as needed • Generate and distribute reports • Schedule and prepare materials for meetings, as well as maintain departmental calendars • Review and approve attorney expenses in invoice system for gym memberships • Answer phones and process correspondence • Assist the Legal Personnel Department with various other administrative duties
Required Skills: • Bachelor’s degree • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as an administrative assistant in a legal or corporate environment; • Proficient in Word and Excel. Lotus Notes and viEval a plus; • Proactive, energetic, hardworking team player; • Ability to collaborate with various departments throughout the firm; • Excellent communication skills both oral and written; • Must have highly developed organizational abilities, with meticulous attention to detail; • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects, and to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment; and • Must possess a high degree of integrity and sense of confidentiality.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.
Internal Number: 20000189
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