Legal Administrative Assistant 8/10/2016

Confidential Company New York, NY

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
27793849
AJE Ref #
575843911
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

_New York, NY_

_Private American software and services company, specializing in big data analysis._

OPPORTUNITY

The Legal team is a mission focused team that strives to support and safeguard the organization as it grows and scales. We are looking to expand the organizational backbone of the legal team and are very excited to hire a new Legal Administrative Assistant! You are the ideal Legal Administrative Assistant candidate if you have a great attitude, are a critical thinker, and look forward to arriving at work each morning to support your fellow legal professionals with a smile on your face. You thrive off of helping others and regularly seek new ways to increase efficiency to complete a variety of requests with competing deadlines. You view a complicated scheduling request across various time zones as an intricate puzzle that you cannot wait to solve. You take ownership and great pride in your work and you are always excited to try something new. You are impeccably organized and are quick to pitch in for whatever is needed at any given time. You maintain incredible accuracy and agility when completing any given task. Communication is one of your top attributes and you are passionate about creating order out of chaos and navigating the unknown to see a task to its completion. You are able to get along with a variety of personalities and find joy in identifying creative solutions to manage different work styles. You are always thinking three steps ahead to anticipate needs and you have a strong bias towards action. You love contributing and being part of a team, and you are passionate about the organizations mission. You yearn for a job that will fully utilize and expand on your already strong skills, and you think legal professionals are pretty cool.

This organization transforms the way the world's most important institutions use data to solve their toughest problems. We have helped European authorities shut down child pornography rings, US special operations fight terrorist networks, hedge funds prevent insider trading, and biomedical researchers search for the next life-saving therapy. Are you ready to commit yourself to the tough, rewarding job of scaling Silicon Valley's most mission-driven company through hyper growth

RESPONSIBILIITES

* Document management administration (formatting, signing, filing)
* Manage scheduling and calendars
* Coordinate international and domestic travel
* Organize team events
* Manage team expense reports
* Various other awesome administrative support duties

REQUIREMENTS

* Extremely well organized with a proven ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
* Forward thinking, ability to take initiative and work effectively
* Strong analytical and organizational skills
* Impeccable attention to detail
* Great teamwork skills
* Availability during nights and weekends as needed
* Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft programs (Office, Outlook, Excel)
* BA/BS from a top college or university