International Paper Administrative Assistant in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Job Description:

Provides secretarial and administrative support to attorneys and paralegals; directing and screening telephone calls; typing letters, memos and other legal documents from handwritten drafts and emails; scheduling travel and handling expense reports; sorting, filing and retrieving legal documents and files; contacting clients, as necessary; running SAP reports; processing bills and outside legal fees; preparing annual budget; capable of file management; archiving process/document retention and work on highly confidential matters; researching, preparing pleadings or documents, and responding to legal matters and discovery under the direction of a supervising attorney.

Experience:

Must have a minimum of five years’ experience working in a legal or closely related professional office department/environment. Must be able to work in harmony with others. Must have very strong computer skills and be proficient using MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Strong grammar skills required. Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to follow through to completion on projects and processes. Must be able to handle confidences. Must be able to work in a fast paced, high energy office environment using multitask skills. Must have working knowledge of general legal processes and terminology. Must be willing to learn new legal processes.

Education: College or Associate's degree preferred.

Competencies

•Attention to detail

•Interpersonal Savvy

•Action Oriented

•Time Management

•Organizational Skills

•Written Communications

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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