Legal Assistant


Work hard, have fun and make history with Amazon's legal team! We are looking for a smart and motivated individual to provide administrative assistance to our legal team. As a Legal Assistant you will be a key member of our team, helping us support our dynamic devices and content businesses. Responsibilities include drafting and negotiating agreements with support from the legal team, coordinating agreement approvals and execution, tracking documents, maintaining status reports, word processing, performing general office tasks (such as meeting coordination, organizing of travel arrangements and creating and submitting expense reports), working directly with the product teams to insure that legal guidance is correctly implemented across our products, and coordinating other legal and administrative matters with the business groups.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to work efficiently and independently; manage high volumes of tasks and projects with little guidance; react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround; take effective action without having to know the total picture; and think creatively and be proactive in solving problems that affect people within the group or other related groups. The candidate will also be client-service oriented, have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, have great organization skills, and have the ability to easily switch gears. A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information, as well as the ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside the company, is essential.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience working as a legal assistant or in an administrative capacity.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook is essential, and general comfort with learning new programs and software is a must.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are a must, as is the desire and aptitude for learning new concepts on the job.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS a plus
  • Legal administrative experience a plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability/ Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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