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Paralegal (Raleigh/Durham Area)

Picture yourself building a successful career as a Paralegal alongside other talented, highly motivated individuals and law professionals who are helping change lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, we invite you to consider putting your talents to work us.

As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for providing paralegal services and handling assigned regulatory/legal projects in addition to general administrative functions as needed.

You will act as a liaison between in-house attorneys, outside counsel, organizations and in-house employees. You will compile data from legal digests, encyclopedias and practice manuals; and assemble, proof and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses and insurance policies. You will also prepare and file legal documents, conduct research on projects, review and ensure the firm’s compliance with regulations, and assist in internal document reviews. This position requires a paralegal certification, relevant office experience and a knowledge of office automation equipment and software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Paralegal Certification, NC Certified Paralegal preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years paralegal experience.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate and partner effectively as a member of the legal team; ability to work directly with all levels of staff, court representatives, law enforcement representatives and witnesses to gain the confidence of senior management.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to follow directions and clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, company values, code of conduct and policies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to most effectively contacting clients, coordinating case schedules with courts, law enforcement officials, witnesses and defense attorneys and draft correspondence and legal document for attorneys.
  • Firm understanding of litigation legal process; In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles.
  • The ability to analyze and effectively comment on legal documents for accuracy and completeness. Compile and analyze case documents for hearings & trials and prepare court calendars.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products: Word, Outlook, Excel & Power Point; Ability to type 50+ wpm. Ability to learn, update and edit existing proprietary applications and quickly learn and use various computer systems.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details to analyze and problem solve; willingness to take initiative and “think outside the box”.
  • Assist attorneys with proofreading, cite checking, locating files and documents with frequent interruptions; manage deadlines and adapt to changes in workflow.
  • Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
  • Assertive in tackling new challenges; acts decisively with good business judgment; failure to make decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations, and may jeopardize overall business activities.

Submit your confidential resume, or apply on line to be considered.

Office Manager

AVANT Group is looking for an immediate full time Office Manager in the Raleigh area.

This individual will be working closely with a growing entrepreneur to oversee and manage incoming information and events.

*Job duties include:*
Basic administration duties
Provide high quality customer service to accounts and vendors
Manage calendar and event details
Arrange and communicate all travel details
Communicate regularly with supervisor any and all office information
Track and organize financial documentation for accounts
Write and edit account and business documentation

*Job Qualifications include:*
Upbeat and positive personality
Expert in delivering high quality customer service, never missing a detail
Enjoys the accomplishments of seeing a job completed with perfection as the goal
Proficient typist – 65+ wpm
Expert in MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
Excellent Verbal and Written communications skills

*Job Requirements:*
Bachelors degree in Business or related
Minimum 5 years experience working as an Office Manager
Minimum 3 years experience working in a small office setting, “wearing many hats”
Resume and cover letter required
Three Professional references required

Click here to begin application

Please call AVANT representative, 919-361-2056, the next business day after your application is submitted

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

A Raleigh, NC based law office is looking for an immediate full time Paralegal to add to their growing team.

The selected candidate will be running title searches and performing follow up, preparing for litigation and attending court cases as needed, performing administrative duties, typing legal documents, filing, answering phones and other support work.

You must be a Certified Paralegal, Minimum 2 years experience working in Commercial Real estate, Proficient in performing title searches, Excellent typing skills, Able to work independently and in a team environment.

The salary for the position is based on experience and skill set.

Submit a confidential application online for more information.

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Landscape Crew Leader – Raleigh – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Landscape Crew Leader for a Raleigh company for a temporary-to-hire position.

As Crew Leader, you will be responsible for; driving the company trucks and trailers to the job-sites, assigning work duties, and assuring all the work is done in a quality manner.  You will also be performing general landscaping for residential and commercial clients; HEAVY LIFTING, spreading mulch to specific criteria, use riding mowers, trimmers, blowers and other landscaping equipment, installing patios, walkways, pavers, waterscapes, retaining walls and bedding.

Requirements include:

Valid Driver’s License

Ability to drive a Manual Transmission

Ability to work in extreme weather

Ability to lift 50 lbs or more

Have reliable transportation

Able to interact with clients


Click here to apply on line!

AVANT Celebrates 12 Years!

As we move forward into 2014, we wanted to take a moment to say ‘Thank You’ to all of our clients, candidates, employees and business partners for helping us grow over the last twelve years.  In the past decade+, we have had the honor of working with so many great people, companies and organizations.  We look forward to building on those relationships as we enter our 13th year, following our mission:

“To help the people and the companies of out community to prosper, by matching the right candidate with the right job, at the right time.”

Thank you again,

The AVANT Team

Resume Fundamentals Workshop

Résumé Fundamentals Workshop

“Is your résumé a blank page?”, “Is it a pile of garbled information?”,   “Have you submitted countless résumés and still find yourself looking for a position?”,  “Do you feel like you should list everything you have ever done on your résumé?”

 If you answered “Yes!” and are an AVANT candidate, you are now eligible for nearly a 65% discount on this workshop that jump-starts your résumé!

In 2 hours, you will:

  • Learn current résumé conventions and formats from a professional résumé writer
  • Have each résumé section explained to you, with sample text for inspiration
  • Draft your résumé on a paper template that you can then type on your own time
  • Benefit from expert guidance by a professional editor and résumé writer as you write your résumé
  • Receive a handout, “Job Search Basics,” that addresses the job search process, résumés, cover letters, networking, LinkedIn, and interview tips

Total cost: $110 (due prior to start of workshop; cash only)

Preregistration and nonrefundable $10 cash deposit required; space is limited

AVANT Candidate rate = $40

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Heidi Giusto PhD.


Our workshop leader, Heidi Scott Giusto, Ph.D., of Career Path Writing Solutions, is a professional writer and editor who specializes in résumés, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles.

Offered at AVANT on Thursdays from 9am – 11am

Choose from ONE of the following:

March 6, 13, 20, or 27

Sign up today! Registration is limited.

email Triangle@AVANT.jobs or call 919-361-2056 to register.


Bilingual Office Manager – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an immediate opening for an Office Manager with a growing telecom equipment company. This individual will work closely with the CEO to communicate customer and business needs as well as perform mid-level accounting duties.

Job duties:
Coordinate with Sales team and warehouse staff to ensure client needs are met
Work closely with customers to provide services and track invoices
Perform general administration duties, typing, filing, answering phones, etc…
Process all accounting functions including; A/R, A/P, General Ledger,  and financial reporting
Manage executive’s schedule and travel arrangements
Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (some flexibility required)
Salary is dependent on experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
Expert with Outlook to track upcoming company appointments and events
Expert with Ms Office suite
Expert with Quickbooks for all accounting functions
Able to work in an independent, self-directed manner
Speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese and English

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Executive Administrative Assistant – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an Executive Administrative Assistant for the HR department of a multi-national company in Raleigh, NC.

The selected candidates will serve as Executive Assistant providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Exercise independent judgment and discretion regarding confidential matters. Use advanced computer skills to create, modify and update presentations, write memos, plan conferences/meetings/company events, plan and prepare Board of Directors meeting materials. Assist with department budgeting, Employee Relief fund and fitness center reimbursements. Post organizational and policy changes to intranet. Interact with internal and external consultants, vendors, business leaders and employees.

Requirements include:
Minimum 5 years’ administrative experience supporting senior level executives
Expert computer skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and Visio
Effective communication skills with both internal and external business contacts; excellent customer service skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent listening skills and ability to work with employees at all levels of the corporation
Ability to work with and handle confidential/non-public information
Self-starter with professional demeanor, sensitivity to others and keen willingness to learn

The position comes with a competitive salary, based on experience, and comprehensive benefit program.

Click here to submit a confidential resume!

EDI Coordinator – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an EDI Coordinator for a growing RTP area company.

The selected candidates will:
Coordinate the daily tasks required to send and receive electronic documents using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standard protocols.
Handle exceptions and resolve errors related to order flow as they are presented
Utilize Crystal Reports to create custom UCC 128, price, case, and location labels based on internal or customer specifications
Ensure label quality standards are being met
Creation of customer EDI maps in the ERP system
Coordination of order flow with Logistics, Operations, and Sales
Work with 3rd parties and customers to test trading partner setup and documents
Assist the EDI Manager with major projects as assigned
Assist with training and supervision of new EDI staff as needed
Record all work in IT ticket management system
Supervise and mentor entry level EDI staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Computer related field
1 to 2 years of experience in EDI
Must have a valid NC Driver’s License

Required Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft office
EDI/AS2 experience
Basic/Beginner level SQL or other relational database experience
Crystal Reports

There is an excellent Salary and Benefits package available for this position.

Click here to submit a confidential resume.

Inside Sales Manager (Raleigh) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an Inside Sales Manager for a growing client in Raleigh.  The chosen candidate will manage all activities related to the daily operations and development of the sales department, targeting State and Local Government Sales. This is accomplished through providing leadership, motivation, and direction to the sales force.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
*Manage and oversee the company’s sales direction and functions, including development of sale techniques, approaches and measurement standards
*Manage, support and cultivate the development and growth of the sales force
*Maximize account penetration via in-depth selling
*Conduct regularly scheduled reviews with the company’s sales force to discuss in-depth account reports and new opportunities
*Act as the point-person for all departments when sales related issues arise.
*Develop and implement sales promotions and campaigns for new and existing products and customers.
*Lead weekly sales meetings
*Contributes to building a positive team spirit that inspires and motivates employees to perform at a high level.
*Make recommendations to the company for better results, which should include better methods, systems and procedures

Education and Experience
*BS or BA degree in business or related field required
*Five years of professional sales leadership experience required
*Must have strong time management, analytical, problem solving, prioritization, and organizational skills
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment
*Excellent leadership, management, administrative and supervisory skills

Benefits for the position include; paid Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans,  401-k program with a 50% match up to 6%, and paid Holiday/Sick/Vacation days.

To learn more about this position, click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Legal Assistant (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Raleigh law firm looking for a professional administrative support person to handle daily office tasks including; client scheduling, accounts receivable, accounts payable, filing, drafting and typing of documents.

This position requires an individual who works independently and enjoys multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications required:
-Excellent grammar and verbal skills
-Proficient in creating and adapting Excel spreadsheets
-Proficient in Microsoft office
-Typing speed of  55/wpm or better
-Experience with Quickbooks a plus
-Spanish/ English bilingual a plus

The position offers a salary based on experience, plus benefits.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Compensation Analyst (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Raleigh, NC location of a large multi-national corporation looking to hire an experienced Compensation Analyst to support and assist the Compensation Director in designing, building, and communicating policies that further the company’s long term compensation and business strategy goals.

Individual will be:

  • Working and communicating with HR on new and ongoing competitive compensation programs
  • Continually researching salary ranges, hourly wages, and competitive benefit packages
  • Performing as compensation interface for HR and management
  • Overseeing the performance management and performance review systems
  • Assisting in preparing budget proposals and presentations
  • Other duties as needed by Director and HR department

Qualifications required are:

  • Bachelor’s in HR or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years working as Compensation Analyst in a corporate setting
  • Proficient in Performance Management Systems
  • Prior experience with HRIS
  • Expert in MS Excel with analytical skills
  • PHR and/or CDP a plus

Compensation will be based on experience ($65k+) and relocation assistance is available.  Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Inside Sales Associate – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

As part of this inside sales role, the selected candidate will be actively prospecting and developing new accounts, generating sales quotes, and handling customer inquiries via phone and email. In addition, they will make warm sales calls while becoming technically knowledgeable about telecom network equipment products and manufacturers. They will be highly engaged in business development.

  • Manage telephone and email sales inquiries about telecom equipment solutions offered, assisting customers with part number inquiries, 90% of customer interaction will be over the phone and email
  • Perform prospect calls covering a wide geographic range and diverse customer demographics
  • Follow-up on all leads forwarded from the sales channel partners
  • Plan follow-up calls and maintain all reporting and administrative functions in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Provide prompt and professional responses to product and pricing requests.
  • Represent the company in 3-5 industry trade shows per year
  • Research product availability and prepare sales estimates for products stocked in our warehouse and for products available at our partner vendors
  • Utilizing strong communication skills, educate customers about the company’s return and warranty policies.
  • The successful candidate will possess commercial and creative acumen to develop marketing and emailing/newsletters campaigns

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Procurement Manager (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

The procurement manager will be tasked with the following:

  • Build relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Identify suppliers on quote by quote basis – negotiate prices and review contracts
  • Devise promotional plans and suggested pricing structures
  • Evaluate vendor performance and contract viability and effectiveness
  • Plan and place orders; monitor shipments for on-time delivery
  • Effectively manage, control, and liquidate inventory; as necessary
  • Analyze current market trends and monitor market environment; gather market intelligence
  • Continue to develop product, OEM and vendor knowledge
  • Provide product-related support to the various departments internally
  • Maintain a high degree of communication, cooperation and coordination in accordance with departmental goals

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • Ideally 5+ years experience in procurement of secondary telecom or data equipment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and possess excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Great attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Legal Assistant (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for a Raleigh law firm looking for a professional administrative support person to handle daily office tasks including; client scheduling, accounts receivable, accounts payable, filing, drafting and typing of documents.

This position requires an individual who works independently and enjoys multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications required:
-Excellent grammar and verbal skills
-Proficient in creating and adapting Excel spreadsheets
-Proficient in Microsoft office
-Typing speed of  55/wpm or better
-Experience with Quickbooks a plus
-Spanish/ English bilingual a plus

The position offers a salary based on experience, plus benefits.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.

Order Processor – Filled

AVANT is hiring experienced Order Processors for a 1st shift position with a local RTP company.  You will be responsible for pulling all outgoing orders to meet shipping and delivery goals, tracking and reporting any order discrepancies, monitoring inventory levels, and working with management to improve operations.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or an Associate’s Degree and 2 years of inventory management experience in a warehouse.  Additional skills that are helpful, but not necessary are; Bilingual(English/Spanish), Quality Inspection training, MAS 500 inventory control experience.

This is a Temp-to-Hire position with a growing company.  The position starts at $12.00 per hour.  Once you are hired full-time, you will be eligible for salary increases and a great, comprehensive, benefits package.

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume.


Warehouse Supervisor – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Warehouse Supervisor for an RTP client.  This position is responsible for managing and coordinating all the daily activities in the warehouse, including; receiving, inventory, order fulfillment and shipping.  Working with the Warehouse Manager, this position will establish and communicate the daily priorities, maintain proper records and reporting, and monitor inventory levels.  This position will train in all areas of the warehouse operations, and is expected to grow into a Warehouse Manager role.

The right candidate will have; 3-5 years of experience in warehouse operations, knowledge of inventory systems, ability to coordinate multiple tasks, problem solving and logic application abilities, and working knowledge of MS Office software programs. 

This  is a potential Direct Hire or Temporary to Hire position at a growing company with a fantastic benefits program.  The starting salary for the position is $40,000.00 per year. 

Click here to apply on-line and submit a confidential resume!