National law firm has a full-time, permanent opportunity for an entry-level legal administrative assistant in its New York office. This position will assist administration, paralegals and professional assistants (legal secretary). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining and updating Outlook contacts, revising and editing documents, file organization, light accounting, coordinating travel, maintaining the kitchen/supplies and numerous other administrative responsibilities. This is an excellent opportunity to receive the training to move into a professional assistant or paralegal when a position becomes available.
Successful candidates must be detail-oriented, have superior organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under strict deadlines, have excellent writing and communication skills, exercise good judgment, possess a team player attitude, and have the flexibility to work after hours when needed.
Qualified candidates will have a 2-4 year college degree and at least two years of work experience in an office environment. Other requirements include a strong computer proficiency in 2007 or 2010 MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Professional. Must be able to lift/carry 40 lbs. and able to work after hours when needed. Position offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.