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Administrative Assistant
Location US - NY - New York
Department Legal
Position Type Full time
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BE authentic. BE influential. BE the expert. Be all that and more at Colliers International. Join our team as an Administrative Assistant in the legal department in New York, NY.


At Colliers International, we help leaders succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.


Who you are

You will be responsible for providing administrative assistance and/or executive administrative support related to the ownership and operation of commercial office buildings in New York city. You will be responsible for all support of and tasks required by the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel within the Colliers New York office. You will support the legal department and work with commercial office leases, loan documents, tenant communication, as well as a complex filing system for storing and sharing legal documents. You are a computer savvy administrator who excels at MS Word.


What you bring

  • Degree from an accredited university.
  • 3 years + of legal, paralegal and/or executive administration experience.
  • Strong business support acumen and strategic thinker.


Bonus skills and experience

  • In-house or Big Law experience particularly within real estate
  • Knowledge of general real estate law and real estate agreements & transactions preferred.
  • Possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • High energy and colloquial attitude willing to work in team environment. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel and Outlook).


What success looks like

  • You will successfully provide administrative support, using your excellent judgement and administrative skillset to actively support legal professionals.  You will become a trusted advisor to our attorneys to assist them in reaching their goals.


Direct applicants only please, no agencies. 


Colliers International provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



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