Executive Assistant - Legal

XPO Logistics - Greenwich, CT3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $63,000 - $85,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees with a positive attitude, who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Legal Executive Assistant, you will provide executive-level support to senior Legal team leaders and will partner with other professionals across the enterprise to achieve strategic and business targets. You’ll have the flexibility to innovate and improve processes while developing reliable modern systems to track, organize, prepare and maintain complex documents and materials. This is an opportunity for you to build a career you can be proud of, while positively affecting XPO’s future.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:
Manage and update the calendar for a team of executives
Work on sensitive compliance and legal projects with attorneys, paralegals and other professionals; support the process for engaging outside counsel and other legal service providers
Coordinate meetings and events, including arranging technical support, catering, materials and other logistics
Transcribe, draft and review meeting notes, ensuring accurate documentation of all relevant information
Review and edit legal documents for content and grammar; create high-level presentations, communications and documents
Plan and arrange domestic and international travel itineraries; manage expense reports

What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
2 years of experience in an administrative or executive support role
Typing speed of at least 70 wpm (typing test will be required to verify)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It'd be great if you also have:
2 years of experience in a legal administrative or legal assistant role
Strong attention to detail, meticulous grammar and tons of creativity
Ability to maintain confidential materials and information
Solid ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
A "no job is too big or too small" attitude
Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.