The Durst Organization

  • Administrative Assistant - General

    US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    Administrative & Clerical
  • Durst Profile

    The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and 1,250 units of residential rental housing. The Durst Organization built the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the United States, the 2.1 million square foot LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. The Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential properties.

    The Durst Organization is the joint venture and equity partner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the development of One World Trade Center, the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building. The Durst Organization is the managing partner of the 3 million square foot office tower responsible for tenant fit-out, leasing and property management. The Durst Organization is currently building two mixed-use residential buildings. 855 Avenue of the Americas is a 570,000 square foot residential rental tower above an office and retail base and W57th Street is a 709 unit rental building above 45,000 square feet of retail. Both projects are slated for completion in 2015.

    The Durst Organization continues to grow and seek out new opportunities for innovative commercial and residential development in and around New York City


    Provides administrative and secretarial support services to facilitating smooth operations of the Company. In addition to typing and filing, answers correspondence and assembles confidential information.  Interacts with a diverse group of internal and external clients at all levels of the organization.  Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload to ensure highest value and best services are provided.


    • Prioritize, organize, prepare and  distribute internal/external documents accordingly
    • Professional Communications/Corporate Correspondence: Answer calls, take messages, or forward to appropriate party, type correspondence
    • Ensure accurate maintenance of files and databases for efficient retrieval and  disposition of documents
    • Design/create new spreadsheets, forms and correspondence to fit the needs of projects as directed
    • Research, collect and compile information on special topics Maintain work area in a neat, organized and functional manner
    • Maintain  up-to-date Hot File
    • Complies  with Company policies and procedures
    • Perform  other related duties as required and assigned


    • 4 year accredited college degree or High School diploma
    • 3-5 years of administrative experience in a corporate environment
    • Advanced Microsoft Outlook skills with experience using Outlook for calendar management
    • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
    • Able to interact effectively with diverse personas
    • Able to work independently and in team settings
    • Ableto organize schedules, projects, set priorities and maintain functional  work environment
    • Effective oral and written communication. Writes and speaks in a clear, concise manner, actively listens and seeks clarification as necessary
    • Maintains  a Professional Demeanor 
    • Intermediate to Advanced Computer Skills


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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