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Meaningful Careers Legal Assistant in Arlington, Virginia

Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your experience and skills while making an impact on the country? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join the team at Stand Together to be a Legal Assistant.

As a Legal Assistant, you will be an integral part of the legal team, providing support to the General Counsel and other attorneys by working against deadlines, managing calendars and filing systems, and participating in various special projects. The right candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and hardworking.

The Legal Assistant will support administrative functions related to the General Counsel’s responsibilities in overseeing the daily operations of the legal team and contributing directly to the community’s robust compliance program.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Interact with internal client groups by phone, email, and in person to facilitate delivery of legal services

  • Maintain calendars

  • Coordinate with other departments, state chapters, and the public to share important legal information and obtain information and data required to complete all legal filings and reports

  • Handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner

  • Assist the legal team with scheduling travel, completing expense reports, and managing planning and logistics for meetings, conferences, and events

  • Provide general office support, including faxing, copying, mail, and scheduling

  • Assist with legal research and other special projects

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • A highly positive attitude as well as a profound commitment to customer service

  • Strong multi-tasking skills

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Thinking critically in providing solutions

  • Capability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment

  • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial mindset

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience operating a variety of office productivity software and electronic filing and reporting systems

Standout Candidates May Also Bring

  • Prior experience directly supporting executives and attorneys

About Us

We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together – a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It’s also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.

We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

Our Values

Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.

We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,?race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

ID (external): 2019-4159

External Company URL: https://www.stand-together.org/

Street: 1310 N. Courthouse

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