- 2+ years of experience as an administrative assistant or similar role.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word and a general comfort with learning new programs
Work hard, have fun and make history with Amazon’s legal team. We are looking for a smart and motivated individual to provide administrative assistance to our Worldwide Operations Legal group. Responsibilities include drafting correspondence, coordinating agreement approvals and execution, tracking documents, maintaining status reports, word processing, performing general office tasks (such as calendaring, filing and budget tracking), document review, managing projects involving the production of documents to government authorities, managing internal data collection/review projects, developing and implementing processes to simplify or automate recurring tasks, and coordinating other legal and administrative matters with the business groups.
The successful candidate will possess the ability to work efficiently and independently; manage high volumes of tasks and projects with little guidance; react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround; take effective action without having to know the total picture; and think creatively and be proactive in solving problems that affect people within the group or other related groups. The candidate will also be client-service oriented, have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, have great organization skills, and have the ability to easily switch gears. A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information, as well as the ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside the company, is essential.
This position may be based in Seattle, WA or Arlington, VA.
- Legal administrative experience.
- BA/BS degree.
- The desire and aptitude for learning new concepts on the job.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor.
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