HR and Administrative Office Assistant Trainee

Lawyer's Aid Service, Inc. - Austin, TX

In this position you'll support a small marketing and product development team, carry out HR tasks, and assist the lead attorney/owner on paralegal-type projects. The position has diversity, skill-building, and responsibility. It's suited for someone who likes small business, problem-solving, and writing, as well as to work independently and with a team, multi-task, create and document work processes, and stay organized.

Starting pay for the position is $18 an hour for full-time, $17 an hour for part-time. The work can accommodate a flexible schedule during 8:30-5:30 M-F, such as for a college student

Administrative Office Assistant tasks:
Perform internet research and phone research that supports product development and marketing;
Write up results in memos, reports, and charts using Microsoft Word and Excel;
Purchase printing through a bid process; purchase supplies;
Compile monthly reports on hiring and marketing (SEO, SEM, ad performance);
Assist and back up the leasing manager for rentals mainly in August and May;
Write and document tasks of the position;
Carry out clerk tasks such as organize files, update website and write analytics and Adwords reports.

Human resources (HR) Office Assistant tasks:
Screen and interview job candidates, check references, and evaluate;
Welcome and onboard new hires;
Write, place, and monitor recruitment listings;
Perform human resources clerk duties;
Help administer employee health insurance.
Your duties are likely to evolve as you gain experience and the business evolves. This is a long-term opportunity. If you perform well in the initial duties, higher-skill assignments and promotion may be possible.

Administrative and HR Office Assistant Qualifications:
This entry-level position is well-suited for a person who is a productive self-starter, intelligent, and resourceful. We'd like you to be someone who enjoys problem-solving, learning, writing, particularly documenting, and improving business systems.

Required: a college degree, some college or student in college; familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preferred: academic excellence, strong writing and verbal skills.
Other pluses: experience with Excel, online/digital marketing (PPC, SEO, Adwords, or analytics), real estate or law background, WordPress, small business, Spanish, graphic design, analytic ability.
six paid holidays
(If at least 32 hours: PPO type health insurance. Dental, vision, and life available.)
flexible work schedule
business casual dress
ultra-filtered AC system
two locations, one 3 blocks from UT and a half-block from the Museum District bus stop. The other is 4 blocks away and a half-block to UT.
onsite shower and full kitchen
onsite parking
support of the City’s Green Choice Renewable Energy Program
Mac computers
Positive work environment
Lawyer's Aid Service, Inc., helps Texas attorneys and legal staffs form new businesses, retrieve and file at state agencies, and related services. It’s a small, stable legal service company with about 15 full-timers and part-timers. It’s never had a layoff. About a quarter are students. We aim for a workplace that is positive and cooperative, with a friendly team spirit.

Flexible schedules
This position is 28-40 hours a week, and flexible scheduling is possible between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

How to apply
If you are interested in this entry-level Administrative and HR Office Assistant and you do qualify, please apply below. Many thanks!