Staff Assistant

The Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, is seeking applicants for a salaried, full-time, with benefits, Staff Assistant role for administrative professionals.

About EJI

The Equal Justice Initiative is a private, non-profit law office located in Montgomery, Alabama. EJI is mission driven and has earned global awards for our work on criminal justice reform and challenging racial inequity in America. In April 2018, EJI opened the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum.

About the role

EJI is seeking a skilled and committed administrative professional to help with tasks associated with day-to-day management of the office. The Staff Assistant will perform a variety of tasks including:

  • Use multi-line phone system to answer and direct inbound phone calls
  • Greet and assist visitors
  • Respond to correspondence as directed
  • Create and maintain accurate records
  • Coordinate package deliveries
  • Act as a liaison to vendors
  • Research solutions to operational challenges
  • Manage office inventory
  • Other duties as assigned

The position will be based in Montgomery, Alabama, and will require availability from 9 AM to 6 PM Monday – Friday. On occasion, the Staff Assistant will be required to assist with special projects that occur outside of regular business hours. We are seeking candidates who have experience working in dynamic environments and ideally they will have five years of work experience in an office setting. Qualifications include the ability to work with people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, the ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form, a commitment to EJI and its clients, critical thinking skills, and strong attention to detail. Qualified candidates will also hold a two-year degree. EJI seeks individuals who are committed to our mission and to excellence in performance of their job responsibilities.

How to apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume in PDF format to [email protected]. Please include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line of your email. We will consider applications on a rolling basis.