Word Processors (Multiple positions available)

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #731

Word Processors (Multiple positions available) 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $115K, plus paid overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

LOCATION: New York, NY

THE ORGANIZATION: Elite Law Firm

FIRST, SECOND, THIRD & CONDENSED SCHEDULES. EXAMPLES:

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • 12:00 am – 8:00 am

  • 9:00 pm – 8:00 am

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide advanced word processing support for a busy elite law firm 
  • Direct and design concepts for various desktop publishing projects
  • Create and revise complex legal documents while adhering to Firm formatting guidelines
  • Revise, format, proofread and black-line documents
  • Format Table of Contents and Table of Authorities
  • Accurately scan documents either for conversion to Word or emailing in PDF format
  • Extensive typing (either from handwritten notes, Dictaphone tapes, digital dictation, or pre-typed drafts), formatting and revising legal documents
  • Assist in other areas when needed including covering the Front Desk on occasions where necessary
  • Attend various trainings to heighten proficiency in document production applications

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 3+ years of experience as a word processor or graphic design center experience in a legal or financial services organization
  • Accurately type 60 wpm or higher
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (2010), Visio, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Photoshop, FrameMaker, and Outlook
  • Excellent work ethic and strong teamwork skills in a high volume, minimally staffed environment
  • Must be flexible, organized, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with a calm, pleasant demeanor
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, make independent, well thought out decisions and troubleshoot documents
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with attorneys, staff and clients