1+ months

Legal Administrative Assistant II

St Louis, MO 63103
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
As a Legal Assistant II, you will enjoy the benefit of working to accelerate the work of the Legal Division. In this role, you will succeed if you are self-motivated, highly organized, quick-thinking, flexible, personable, use sound judgment and have an unwavering attention to detail. You look beyond singular tasks and toward the end goal and identify the most effective means of achieving the end goal. This role will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to be a part of a culture that inspires associates to bring out the best in one another, achieve their full potential, and build a highly-effective team focused on delivering solutions that accelerate our purpose to partner for positive impactto improve the lives of our clients, colleagues, and communities. The person selected for this role will enjoy the benefit of working for a well-established Fortune 300 firm for over 100 years.

*Key Responsibilities: *
* Assist General Partner and Senior Leadership in carrying out duties and tasks, including all administrative aspects for the firm, divisional obligations and external engagements
* Prioritize conflicting needs; handles matters quickly, thoroughly, and proactively
* Works effectively with the General Counsel's Office to inform on upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately
* Works effectively with a team of admins who support the Legal Division, with an emphasis on the General Counsel's Office
* Manage complex calendars, schedule and coordinate meetings, exercise excellent judgment in handling multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
* Routinely handle highly confidential information
* Head up and/or assist with monitoring, tracking and communicating progress against team plans, key initiatives and/or action plans as assigned.
* Assist with and/or communicate progress and develop solutions to meet team goals and/or assignments
* Conduct research, collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data as needed to support division leader's priorities and responsibilities
* Coordinate and collaborate with others to collect, organize and prepare deliverables, status updates and recommendations as assigned
* Handle high volume of e-mails and communications
* Draft and send letters, memos and other division communications

* Handle all travel arrangements and process business expense reports

* Significant experience as an executive assistant and/or paralegal experience highly preferred

* 5-8 years of executive assistant role with demonstrated success and experience supporting C-suite level executives preferred

* Solid technical and problem-solving skills

* Proven organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

* Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to conflicting demands and demonstrate the highest level of client service and response

* Able to work autonomously and as a team member, confidently and proactively; demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

* Exceptional proficiency in programs such as Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Adobe Pro

* Excellent verbal communication skills with experience communicating with leaders internally and externally

* Excellent written communication skills with ability to draft clear, concise correspondence and memos

* 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.

* 2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine, ranking No. 45.

* 2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking by Great Places to Work and Fortune magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.
* 2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
* Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-01-20 Expires: 2023-03-29

Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America. We attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing.

We have consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE magazine, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. As a privately owned company, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that’s almost like family. And we’re very proud of that.

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Legal Administrative Assistant II

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P
St Louis, MO 63103

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