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Administrative Assistant, Programs and Meetings

Position Overview:

Key support, for a legal non-profit located in Murray Hill, Manhattan, will provide a broad range of administrative functions and support in a small (15 person) but dynamic and collegial office with a highly professional and close-knit team.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is smart, well-organized, detail-oriented and will thrive in a fast-paced and results oriented environment. For the right self-motivated individual, this is a great opportunity to learn meeting management, research and general office support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be able to follow-through to ensure that appropriate and timely actions are taken.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support for the planning and execution of CPR’s Annual Meeting, regional meetings and events and trainings, including preparation of materials, processing and tracking registrations, managing speaker schedules and posting changes to website
  • Support CPR’s Committee work, including communication to members, scheduling meetings, circulating materials, tracking participation, maintaining current rosters and maintaining assigned committee webpages
  • Conduct research on legal topics to support public policy work, international initiatives and publications
  • Share website, marketing support, accounting, mail duties, filing, invoicing and other general administrative work with other administrative staff

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to work well independently or as a member of a team in a collaborative small office environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong computer skills - Candidate must be fluent in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) Experience with databases a plus
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and workload
  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive and resourceful
  • Prior administrative experience in a corporate or legal environment a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Please submit cover letter and resumes to Beth Corman at  No phone calls please.