12 days old

Legal Administrative Associate

New York, NY
**Job Location:** United States : New York : NY

**A candidate has been Identified for this position.**

**Role Value Proposition:**

We are seeking a highly motivated administrative assistant to join Legal Affairs. This job is responsible for providing legal administrative assistance and supports the attorneys within Legal Affairs who work in the New York office.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Communicating with business partners and Law Department colleagues and their administrative assistants to schedule meetings or deliver documents/information

+ Maintaining calendars, including scheduling appointments and meetings with internal and external associates, vendors and their assistants

+ Answering telephones, directing inquiries as appropriate, for prompt and efficient resolution

+ Drafting and revising correspondence as needed

+ Creating and managing files, entering time and status updates into a matter management system, and maintaining attendance and timekeeping records

+ Experience handling sensitive and confidential information

+ Coordinates travel plans and related expenses within MetLife travel guidelines and reconciles expenses against credit cards and prepares reimbursement requests.

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**

+ Prioritizing and managing multiple projects for the attorneys and following through on issues promptly and effectively

+ Scheduling Continuing Legal Education courses, tracking renewal dates for Bar Admissions, processing Bar renewal payments, tracking credits needed and completed by each attorney

+ Ordering equipment and supplies, as necessary

+ Managing a wide range of administrative support tasks and providing general administrative assistance as necessary for the administration of the office


+ Candidate must be technology savvy, adaptable and trainable

+ Proficient in MS Word 2010, including Excel and PowerPoint, SharePoint as well as Adobe Acrobat

+ Must manage own performance independently and effectively, be detail oriented and well organized with excellent time management skills

+ Proficient using Outlook including calendaring functionality


+ High School diploma with at least one year higher education

+ 1-3 years administrative assistant experience. Working in a law firm or insurance company legal department is preferable

+ Ability to work in fast paced business environment



**Business Category**


**Number of Openings**


**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

Requisition #: 93037


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