Administrative Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs
Legal - New York, NY

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Role Purpose
The Administrative Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs, is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to two attorneys and a paralegal. In addition, you will assist in department-wide matters as appropriate.

Responsibilities
  • Handle busy phone volume
  • Arrange and schedule meetings for legal executives, including keeping calendars and making travel arrangements
  • Organize and maintain files for ongoing legal transactions and projects
  • Draft, type and proofread department-wide status reports, letters, memos, presentations, spreadsheets and other documents
  • Handle general office and administrative tasks; assist other members of the department; provide backup for co-workers
  • Maintain accurate and timely expense account records
  • Perform department business while maintaining strict confidentiality

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years experience as an administrative assistant , executive assistant or comparable position in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple people
  • Proficient working with computers, including expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 8753BR)
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Characteristics
  • Superior organizational and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under deadlines, oversee multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively
  • Prior experience in a corporate office environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and in-person presence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including a professional phone manner
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and willingness to take initiative; self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to assume greater responsibility as circumstances dictate.
  • Knowledge of all basic office equipment - (fax machine, photocopiers, multiple phone lines, computers)
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or High School/GED
  • Experience in entertainment industry or legal environment

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