Wachtell,Lipton,Rosen & Katz

Administrative Assistant

US-NY-New York
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1559
Department
Secretary
Schedule
Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Type
Full Time

Summary

Responsible for providing logistical and administrative support to attorneys as required.  Ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, a college graduate, with exemplary oral and written communication skills, with the ability to conduct preliminary research, create presentations and display a calm professional demeanor at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to conduct research on legal and financial topics.

  • Ability to create letters, memos, presentations and spreadsheets utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Screen telephone calls and deliver accurate telephone messages in a timely manner.

  • Establish and maintain calendar and reminder systems, including manage deadlines, schedule meetings and appointments and make travel arrangements.

  • Greet clients and visitors; maintain good relations with clients; observe confidentiality of attorney-client relationship.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

    • Thrives in a fast-paced high pressure environment.  Maintains a calm demeanor at all times.

    • Works independently, taking ownership of administrative tasks.
    • Multi-tasks and manages competing priorities, ensuring a seamless follow-through of all requests.
    • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and command of the English language in order to communicate effectively.
    • Understands computer equipment and software necessary to prepare and edit documents.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

 

Working Conditions

Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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