Job Details

Legal Administrative Assistant National Security Project

Company name

American Civil Liberties Union

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2019

Valid Through

Oct 03,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Administrative Assistant, National Security Project
The candidate will handle duties that include: Handle general clerical and administrative duties for the Project and the Director of the Center for Democracy including processing invoices, tracking expenses and case costs, preparing expense reports, ordering supplies, etc. Type, prepare, proofread, cite-check, 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. Answer telephones, route calls, and take messages. Schedule meetings and conference calls; prepare relevant materials. Handle travel arrangements for staff. Fax, copy, mail and complete other general administrative tasks as assigned. Provide administrative support for manager review of applications for intern positions. Work jointly with interns and communicate routine and/or procedural guidance on projects assigned by managers. 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. Commitment to working collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts. Bachelor’s degree is required. Should have 1-2 years’ related work experience. 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.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and the names of three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
19th Floor
New York City, NY 10004

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