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employment type: full-time

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San Diego Elder Law Center (Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate) has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to help support a staff of nine. We are looking for an administrative dynamo that likes to get things done! This is an entry level position in our firm, and there is opportunity for growth for the right person.

Primary responsibility of this position is being the first point of contact when coming into the office and staff support which will include scanning documents, data entry, copying, filing, correspondence, opening client files, client follow-up for information, and other general office work. This position will also be trained on initial phone back-up, assisting callers, or routing the calls to the appropriate staff, setting and confirming appointments.

Anticipated starting salary range is $13-$17 per hour based on experience.

A Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year university (required, no exceptions)
Excellent written communication skills
2+ years in a professional office setting
Type 50+ wpm
Good to excellent computer skills
Highly organized and detail oriented


In order to help us narrow down our candidates, please take a few minutes to tell us a little bit about yourself in a cover letter and why you feel we should consider you as a top contender for this position. This is what will get you an interview….so make it real! (Your generic cover letter will not impress us.)

Highly desirable skills that will set you apart from other applicants (and would be compensated accordingly) would include any of the following:

Tech savvy – you know your way around a computer (some may call you a computer geek!)
Excellent number sense – bookkeeping, banking, accounting experience very helpful
Public Benefits Experience (Medi-Cal, Social Security, VA Benefits)
Social Media – e-newsletters, professional postings, etc.
Time Matters, Abacus, Lexis-Nexis or other integrated office management software experience

We have a fabulous team and the most important qualification for us is your personality. We are looking for someone with a sparkling personality who truly enjoys working with people. We pride ourselves on the excellent customer services we provide to our clients and colleagues.

To apply, please respond by e-mail and attach TWO SEPARATE DOCUMENTS.

1) Your resume; and
2) A custom cover letter to us telling us a little about yourself and why this would be a good position for you. This cover letter is our primary screening tool for potential candidates. We want to know what makes you special!

All inquiries will be kept confidential.

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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