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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileLegal Administrative Assistant [RJP-09], Racial Justice Program 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 files. Draft correspondence and other materials as requested; respond to written and verbal inquiries. Conduct research including Internet research. Answer telephones, route calls, and take messages. Schedule meetings and conference calls; prepare materials and take minutes. 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.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or 1-2 years related work experience preferred. Must have strong administrative, organizational and time management skills. Must have strong writing and proofreading skills. Must be detail oriented and adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; 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. Ability to work independently, as well as within a team. Commitment to women’s rights and the union’s mission to defend civil liberties and civil rights. 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.
Send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and the names of 3 references with contact information. Reference [RJP-09/ACLU] in the subject line.
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
New York City, NY 10004