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Administrative Assistant (Seattle)

Job Description:

If you have a strong customer service philosophy and a dedication to your work, we want to hear from you today!

The Seattle office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn is looking for organized, motivated, and enthusiastic candidates to join its busy team as an Administrative Assistant. 

This career opportunity provides the right candidate the training and means to make a difference in the lives of our clients as well as the opportunity for professional development and growth. This position will provide assistance to attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants. Responsibilities may include: organizing paper and electronic files; typing, printing, photocopying, preparing forms, and other paperwork; creating notebooks; scheduling and calendaring meetings using Outlook; inputting data into contacts; creating letters and other documents in Word; and other administrative tasks as assigned. This position will also provide back-up to the Receptionist.

We are looking for someone who works extremely well in a team environment, is able to prioritize and communicate effectively, is willing to bring ideas to the table to help us be more efficient, and is happy to take on and do an excellent job with any task needed 

What we are looking for:

Competencies/Skills

  • Strong organizational and proofreading skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and special projects and readjust as priorities change.
  • Ability to coordinate resources to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated high ethical personal and professional behavior.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Clear, effective, and professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong technology skills, especially in the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to maintain a calm, courteous, and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to be flexible, take initiative, and follow-through.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to work independently and in an interactive team environment.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to ensure the best customer service, both internally and externally.
  • Prompt, regular, and predictable attendance from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

Education

  • High school degree or equivalent

Experience

  • 1 + years of applicable Administrative Assistant experience, general office experience, or other transferrable experience.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Outlook (Adobe, Excel, and PowerPoint experience a plus).
  • Must possess knowledge of operating multi-function machines and other standard office equipment.

If you are qualified, please apply. Cover letter and resume must be included to be considered.

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.