Maryland Legal Aid, a private, non-profit law firm, is hiring an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Executive Office, specifically on behalf of the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. The Executive Assistant manages the day-to-day administration of the Executive Office, including, but not limited to, maintaining calendars and filing systems; responding to inquiries; receiving visitors; scheduling appointments, meetings, conference calls, interviews, and special events; maintaining financial records pertaining to expense reports; coordinating travel; preparing correspondence and other documents; drafting and distributing agendas for board meetings; ordering supplies and office equipment; managing the flow and distribution of mail to and from the Executive Office; and other duties as assigned.
Candidates should have a minimum of five years of executive assistant experience in a business or non-profit setting; Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communications skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Ability to prioritize duties and tasks and exercise tact, discretion, sound judgment, and confidentiality in all aspects of work; Flexibility with respect to schedule; BA preferred.
About Maryland Legal Aid
Established in 1911, Maryland Legal Aid (MLA)is a public interest law firm providing free, civil legal services to the state’s low-income and most vulnerable communities. MLA serves Baltimore City and Maryland's 23 counties from 12 full-service offices and handles a wide range of legal matters involving family, housing, government benefits, healthcare, elder, education, employment, and consumer law. Through a number of special projects, MLA also represents children in the foster care system, homeowners facing foreclosure, migrant and seasonal farm workers, nursing home and assisted living residents, mental health patients, and veterans seeking benefits and assistance with related legal issues. MLA’s services range from information and referrals and brief legal advice to extended legal representation, litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, community education, policy advocacy, and broad-based impact work. In addition, MLA partners with community-based organizations and allied professionals to deliver legal services in non-traditional settings. Last year, MLA served more than 120,000 individuals.
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