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Junior Legal Assistant

Manhattan   •   USD16 - USD18 per hour (USD33,277 - USD37,437)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Temp to Perm Junior Assistant role for the Legal Operations Team
  • Bachelor's required, must have great phone etiquette and polish

About Our Client

My client is a fast-paced investment bank located near Bryant Park. They offer endless growth potential to dedicated, smart, and overachieving employees.

Job Description

* Answer phones in a polished and professional manner and serve as a main point of contact * Conduct legal and business research and data compilation * Compile, review, and organize information for due diligence, compliance, and meetings * Prepare extensive PowerPoint presentations and Excel worksheets * Compile, update, and maintain closing documentation * Perform ad hoc job-related duties and projects as assigned * Arrange domestic and international travel * Manage expense reports * Coordinate calendars and conference calls * Process invoices

The Successful Applicant

* In addition to meticulous organizational skills, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to proactively manage and track various open tasks and assignments independently, and work on a variety of time-sensitive projects. The successful candidate will have a willingness to learn and the ability to adapt in a very fluid environment and will assist the Head of Legal Operations as directed, including supporting attorneys in the Santa Monica office. * Bachelor's degree required, top-tier university and exceptional grades a plus * Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * At least 3 years of experience preferred * Legal/transactional experience is a plus, but not required * Excellent team player; collaborative, energized by the open exchange of ideas * Strong attention to detail; accurate and organized * Ability to multitask with a high reading level comprehension * Proactive & solutions-oriented; innovative and patient when using good judgment * Ability to work within a team and independently as needed * Learning agile, able to adapt quickly and appropriately in accordance with the constant evolution of the company and industry

What's on Offer

* Temp to perm opportunity with the ability to start ASAP * OT, benefits, and bonus eligibility