Legal Executive Assistant

Employer
Special Counsel
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Special Counsel has a top level Legal Executive Assistant Opportunity in DC! Ideal candidate will assist legal department of global law firm, including C-level executives, partners and director with day to day duties. Responsibilities: * Manage the legal department's calendar * Handle all travel arrangements and real-time monitoring of cancellations/delays with ability to provide alternative options * Flexibility in ability to perform duties, often outside of normal work hours* Reconcile and process expenses; Track and manage department budget and expense reports* Perform daily administrative duties including managing projects from conception to completion, organizing and managing files, scheduling meetings and preparing agendas and creating spreadsheets and presentations * Handle all aspects of event planning for professional functions on and offsite* Act as main point of contact and face of the legal administration department Requirements: * Minimum of 8-10 years' experience as a high level executive assistant in a large firm or company* Law firm experience is preferred* Bachelor's degree and or 8+ years of relevant experience* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (heavy use of Excel and PowerPoint)* Attention to detail in all areas of work; organized and ability to exercise problem solving skills; sharp and polished communication skills; comfortable with multi-tasking and handling multiple projects at one time; ability to work outside of normal business hours when necessary; provide proactive support to legal team and add value to organization. Must be a self starter and be able to juggle priorities and perform duties independently. If you are interested and have the requisite skill set, please send your resume in word format to Jus at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. For other opportunities, please visit www.specialcounsel.com.