Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0102
Post Date 5/16/2019
Title Executive Assistant
City Boston
State MA
Description Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting an Executive Assistant for its Boston office. This position will provide administrative support for a high profile practice.
Requirements Qualified candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Three or more years of experience in a law firm or other professional services firm. Ability to work heavy overtime. Must have outstanding project and time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at once; able to forecast and prioritize one’s own workload. Exercises sound judgment, tact and professionalism in all transactions while maintaining the utmost confidentiality and discretion.

Other Minimum Qualifications Include: Accurate typing, strong word processing skills, familiarity with legal terminology and procedures, ability to generate a large volume of work and pay strict attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Spelling, punctuation and use of grammar must be of high quality. Must exercise initiative in problem solving and be capable of making sound decisions in the absence of clear instructions and be multiple task oriented. Ability to work under pressure and maintain flexibility regarding work assignments. Flexibility to work overtime on short notice required. Ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions. Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication. Essential competency processes include language ability, reasoning and memory. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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