Job Details

Legal Staff Legal Secretary in New York City, NY

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Company name

American Civil Liberties Union

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018

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Legal Administrative Assistant RESPONSIBILITIES: Handle general clerical and administrative duties for the Project including processing invoices, tracking expenses and case costs, preparing expense reports, ordering supplies, etc. Type, prepare, proofread, and edit legal and other documents. Maintain and organize electronic and hardcopy files for cases and advocacy projects. Draft correspondence and other materials as requested; respond to written and verbal inquiries. Conduct factual research, including internet research. Answer telephones, route calls, and take messages. Schedule meetings and conference calls, and prepare relevant materials. Handle travel arrangements for staff. Fax, copy, mail and complete other general administrative tasks as assigned. Communicate routine and/or procedural guidance on projects assigned by managers.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or 1-2 years' related work experience required. Must possess strong administrative, organizational, and time management skills. Must possess strong research, writing, and proofreading skills. Must be detail oriented and adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an excellent telephone manner. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook) and have experience with Internet research. Must be a self-starter, take initiative, and work well in a fast paced environment. Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as within a team. A demonstrated interest in human rights and civil liberties issues relating to national security is preferred, but not required. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance.

Additional info

S`end a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and the names of three references with contact information Reference [NSP-10/ACLU] in the subject line.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
New York City, NY 10004