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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileLegal 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.
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.
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
New York City, NY 10004