Equivity is looking for a part-time legal administrative assistant who has 3+ years of experience supporting attorneys and is experienced with a variety of administrative tasks such as calendaring, email correspondence, filing, mailing, and other duties as assigned. Daily trips would need to be made to a Midtown Manhattan office, with 1-2 trips per week to a home office located on the Upper West Side. You would also on occasion appear at hearings to file papers or to confirm consent adjournments.
The role is expected to require an average of 15 - 20 hours per week and the ideal candidate will live within an easy commuting distance of Manhattan in order to facilitate the frequent travel between offices. The selected candidate will be working with one of our existing attorney clients in New York on-site, with the opportunity to work remotely on occasion on certain tasks.
Equivity matches clients with assistants that provide administrative, marketing and paralegal services. Our employees work with a high degree of autonomy and are responsible for developing relationships with our clients. If you enjoy supporting busy attorneys achieve their business goals, pride yourself on your organizational abilities, pay meticulous attention to detail, and thrive in a flexible work environment, we want to hear from you!
Because we provide highly attentive service to our clients, you must be available to respond to client communications promptly throughout the business day and certainly within one hour by email, phone, and text when you are working off-site.
The selected candidate would be hired as a part-time employee of Equivity, not an independent contractor. We are looking for somebody who has at least 15 hours per week of availability, and the starting pay is $20 per hour. We are a growing business and are looking for a legal administrative assistant who is excited to partner with us and is interested in a long-term role with our company.
Qualities we are looking for:
Attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently with limited oversight
3+ years of experience as a legal administrative assistant
Availability to travel between two Manhattan-based offices
Knowledge of both Microsoft Office and the Google suite of programs
Knowledge of Clio preferred
Ability to deliver mailings to local post office for attorney’s office
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Your own laptop and smart phone with broadband access to Internet
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: $20 per hour
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