Sarstedt, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of laboratory consumables, medical devices and instruments, is looking for a Bilingual (German/English) Administrative Assistant with experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant to join their Administrative team in Newton, NC.
Provide administrative support functions for Top Level Management and Sarstedt’s Legal Counsel in many facets of corporate law--from paperwork to court proceedings.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Carries out routine tasks such as updating company files, preparing legal contracts, reviewing documents, and giving legal assistance.
Offers administrative support in corporate litigation procedures and other specific business legal needs.
Is proactive and able to identify issues, legal risks and potential liabilities in order to report these to the Corporate Counsel.
Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, filing, sorting mail - internal and external correspondence, greeting visitors, maintaining scheduling and attendance, coordinating travel and event calendars, and other duties as assigned.
Must have a minimum of an Associate's degree in Business or related field.
Six months to one year related experience and/or training in a law firm or law office setting preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills a must.
Extreme written and verbal accuracy; acute attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task and work with multiple priorities.
Have a solid working knowledge of standard office technology, equipment and general office procedures.
Proficiency in office systems, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
Must possess excellent typing and data entry skills.
Works well under pressure, as most corporate settings are fast-paced.
Fluency in German and English- verbal and written skills - preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position offers a competitive wage and excellent benefits package.
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