Project Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have a client in the Greenway Plaza area, a growing law firm, that seeks a Project Assistant for a direct hire opportunity. Our client offers comprehensive benefits, growth potential and a dynamic work atmosphere with multiple perks. (comprehensive benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, annual discretionary bonus, gym membership, available overtime, etc.) Salary is $40k to $50k annually.

Hours are M-F from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

The purpose of this position is to assist and support 5-7 Legal Assistants with preparing documentation for Board meetings.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Organizing documents prior to and following board meetings (including printing, making copies for distribution, preparing documents for signature, etc.)
Organizing and maintaining District files, including creation and election transcripts, client meeting files
Researching client records, gathering, summarizing and analyzing data and information
Routine updating of client reference information, including custom tabs, organizational charts, directories, and calendars
Following up on pending/assigned items
Prioritizing multiple short term and long term tasks
Preparing routine and form correspondence and legal documents
Recording and filing of client documents
Sorting and distributing client mail
Preparing transcript files
Coordinating with clients, consultants, and other firm personnel, as necessary
Develop an understanding of the Legal Assistant’s needs and responsibilities on a client by client basis
Other duties as assigned
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Strong writing skills a must
Strong proof reading skills a must
Experience editing documents a plus
Strong oral and written communication skills (emphasis on grammar, spelling, writing skills)
Must work well with limited supervision
Ability to meet deadlines with a strict attention to detail
Ability to work independently on multiple projects
REQUIREMENTS:
Associates degree required
2-3 years’ full time employment experience in a professional office environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; proficiency in Excel preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional demeanor
Ability to learn quickly, prioritize daily work, manage multiple, simultaneous deadlines and multi-task
Above-average organizational skills
Must be resourceful and able to problem solve independently, if necessary

About Snelling:
Founded in 1951 by Lou and Gwen Snelling, Snelling is a staffing and recruiting pioneer, bringing innovative solutions to the industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the award-winning Snelling network is comprised of more than 80 locations across the United States. Leveraging more than 65 years of proven performance, the experts at Snelling have what it takes to solve your complex staffing challenges or find the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Our job is to match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities. Whether you're searching for your next opportunity or looking for qualified talent, trust the staffing and recruiting experts at Snelling to help you achieve more.

Awards and Recognition:
Staffing 100: Lee Elkinson, Chief Executive Officer
Best of Staffing® Client Satisfaction Diamond Award (2013-2018)
2018 Best of Staffing® Client Satisfaction
Award 2017 Largest Staffing Firms in the United States – Staffing Industry Analysts 2017 Largest North Texas Women-Owned Businesses – Dallas Business Journal 2017
Best Professional Search Firms – Forbes 2017
Best of Staffing® Client Satisfaction Award 2016
Best of Staffing® Talent Satisfaction Award 2016 Best of Staffing®

LOCATION

Houston, Texas 77027

PAY

$50000

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