Current Openings

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please fax or e-mail us your resume as soon as possible. Interviews are now being scheduled. If e-mailing please include it as an attachment (MS Word or PDF files only) with a cover letter to: resumes@mycareerfirst.com

Merchandise Support / Marketing Assistant.  This high-end retail business needs a detail oriented professional with a background in retail inventory and merchandising.  You will be personable and have the ability to be on the floor if needed but more importantly will have experience placing orders, tracking them and entering all orders into the database; you will also serve as the in-house IT specialist providing solutions to basic problems with computers and printers. Any knowledge of jewelry and photography is a huge plus.  You will also act as the liaison with the artists. You will also work closely with the marketing / advertising department on special assignments.  Sound like a ‘Jack’ or ‘Jill’ of all trades?  You bet! $32,000 to $36,000 depending on your experience.

Real Estate Office Manager.  This high-end real estate agency needs a professional office manager.  This position requires a candidate with exceptional customer service and people skills.  You will answer the phone, facilitate scheduling showings of properties (both in-house listings and for the brokers working with buyers), help produce advertising material, assist in preparing purchase agreements, and all general correspondence.  Candidates with a creative flair and exceptional writing / proofing experience will have a plus as there are opportunities to assist in designing special invitations, property flyers and more.  You will make people feel welcome and to feel like someone is generally interested in their needs / inquiries.  This is a fun and rewarding job with some fine people! A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but occasional overtime may be required.  $30,000 to $32,000 plus a very generous bonus on each sale, monthly health insurance stipend, paid vacation and holidays and lots of perks.  Real estate licensing will be required within the first year of employment.

Experienced Paralegal.  This is one of the few law firms in the Southwest in continuous existence for more than 100 years.  This firm’s success is grounded on its progressive and growth oriented philosophy, geographical office locations, and legal expertise, as well as the most modern technology and procedures.   You can become a vital player as paralegal to the partners specializing in environmental, water, natural resources, real property, public utility and administrative law. Standards are high!  Can you step up to the challenge?  Ideal candidates will have three plus years of solid experience, be a confident MS Word and Word Perfect user with excellent writing and research skills, the ability to work independently and a proven track record. $48,000 to $55,000 plus excellent benefits.

Administrative / Bookkeeping Assistant.  Join this local construction company as their administrative / bookkeeping assistant.  You will assist the Controller with all aspects of the organization of the accounting department and the Project Managers with administrative functions.  Some of your responsibilities will include setting up new job files, tracking sub-contractor information, all electronic and paper filing, basic bookkeeping (A/P data entry, A/R entries, basic reconciliations of bank statements and credit card statement, timecard review / entry) and other projects as assigned.  Ideal candidates will be extremely detail oriented, reliable, flexible, and consistent and have the ability to multi-task. A reliable automobile is required as you will run occasional errands (mileage is reimbursed).  $33,000 to $41,000 plus excellent benefits.

Scheduling Coordinator. In home care is a much needed service these days! Join this local company providing caregivers to our community and the surrounding area. You will be scheduling shifts and hours matching caregiver qualifications and availability to the client’s needs.  This is a very busy, fast-paced environment requiring the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple demands simultaneously. Details are crucial! The position requires exceptional phone etiquette and customer service skills. Proficiency in MS Office is a must and you will be trained on their in-house scheduling software. If you have health care related experience at a very busy front desk this is a plus. Along with scheduling care providers you will also interact with the clients and their families so a professional and compassionate demeanor is important. This is a Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. opportunity. $30,000 to $32,000 per year plus benefits.

FILLED! Executive Assistant.  This is a much coveted position with one of Santa Fe’s Foundations.  The position consists of three vital roles: Receptionist and the first point of contact for existing and potential clients of the Foundation; Executive Assistant to the Senior Management Team; and Board Liaison and staff support to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  Candidates must be exceedingly organized, adaptable and personable with the ability to juggle priorities quickly and effectively in a high profile and growing organization. The position also requires strong written and verbal communication and the ability to communicate with discretion and professionalism and at times, with a high degree of confidentiality.  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is preferred; at least two to five years of experience in an executive setting and proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn additional technology interfaces. $33,000 to $35,000 plus excellent benefits including health insurance, a 401K with matching contribution, generous paid time off and holidays.

Personal Insurance Account Manager.   The Account Manager services existing clients as well as working with new clients.  You will handle the day-to-day servicing of an existing book of business and develop relationships with clients and agents.  You will handle new accounts and renewals, policy changes, complete applications, issue Certificates of Insurance / ID Cards and cross sell new products.  You will also support the personal lines producers by entering account information, creating proposals and a lot of hands-on, superior customer service!  Our ideal candidate must have a current New Mexico insurance license, have 5 years of insurance experience. Profiency with Microsoft Office programs and have experience with AMS 360 database software preferred. This agency has offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque and we will consider you for either location. Commission position with earning potential only limited by you. Excellent benefits with generous time off as well. Come work for the oldest independent agency in New Mexico. Locally owned family agency.

Weekend Receptionist. This is a great opportunity for a college student or someone seeking additional part-time work! It is a busy front desk at one of Santa Fe’s premier real estate offices. You will answer phones, greet visitors, schedule showings and provide administrative support along with other duties as needed. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; $14 to $15 per hour.

Gallery Registrar.  This very established gallery seeks an experienced Registrar. You will develop and implement a computerized collection records system consistent with national inventory standards; maintain registration records; document information pertaining to provenance, origin, history and conditions of the works; and shoot digital images for use by the staff for the promotion of sales.  You will also arrange transportation of art objects through shippers; assess the condition of incoming and outgoing works, schedule deliveries and maintain location records. Assisting with the planning and organizing of exhibitions, preparing information for labeling of the art and acting as the liaison to outside vendors will be your responsibility. Knowledge of digital photography and Adobe Photoshop, the ability to manage the gallery’s database, Masterpiece Solutions, and understand proper handling and storage methods will be required.  A team player willing to contribute to the overall operations of the gallery and seek improvements is the type of candidate we are looking for.  You must be an organized, visual, multi-tasking registrar. We also need someone who can drive the corporate van for the purpose of movement of artworks. Some travel may be required. $35,000 to $50,000 plus benefits.

Full-Charge Bookkeeper.  This is a great opportunity with one of Santa Fe’s premier galleries. The position requires advanced bookkeeping and accounting experience. It also offers tremendous growth potential. Candidates must have three or more years of bookkeeping / accounting experience, expert level proficiency with QuickBooks and exceptional attention to detail. Accounting or related degree is preferred. $45,000 to $50,000 plus benefits.

FILLED! Litigation Legal Secretary.  This is one of the few law firms in the Southwest in continuous existence for more than 100 years.  The consistent thread which runs from 1888 to present is the quality of the firm’s legal talent and its professional approach to the practice of law.  This firm’s success is grounded on its progressive and growth oriented philosophy, geographical office locations, and legal expertise, as well as the most modern technology and procedures.   You can become a vital player as secretary to one of the partners and two associate attorneys specializing in employment / civil rights litigation and insurance defense.  Standards are high!  Can you step up to the challenge?  Ideal candidates will have 3 plus years of litigation experience, strong MS Word and Word Perfect proficiency and a proven track record.  $45,000 to $50,000 plus excellent benefits.

Legal Secretary / Office Manager  – Part-time  This solo practitioner specializing in litigation work needs an all around assistant.  You will provide legal secretarial support but also act as the office manager.  You will pay bills, oversee office supply procurement and maintenance issues and basic day-to-day office organization.  This position requires candidates with three or more years of legal secretarial experience but litigation experience is a must.  You will need strong MS Word skills and be a fast but very accurate typist. 20 hours per week; $20 per hour.

Web Master.  Join this creative and innovative team right here in Santa Fe.  We are seeking an energetic candidate with exceptional people and technical skills who also loves to continue learning new things every day. Technically you will need knowledge of HTML, WordPress, MySQL, Jquery, CSS, Perl or PHP, Photoshop, SEO, Newsletter Programs and cross platform / cross device compatibility and testing. You will be very hands on with clients so you must have excellent communication skills and time management skills. The position requires following project status and meeting deadlines, supporting clients with email support issues on Mac and Windows, smart phones and webmail. You will also train your clients on Contact Management Systems.  This is one of Santa Fe’s premier design studios – opportunities like this are rare. Our client will test you on your skill level and will want to see your portfolio.  This is an onsite position so please do not send your resume if you are interested in working remotely. The more creative you are the better!  $47,000 to $52,000 depending on your experience plus benefits and great perks!!!

Experienced Loan Officer.  Join this independent mortgage company as a Loan Officer.  Candidates must have current NMLS license and three or more years of experience.  We are also very interested in candidates in the Albuquerque area.  Generous commission package!

Experienced Legal Secretaries / Assistants needed! Temporary and permanent positions available. Requires MS Word, WordPerfect and legal software to include ProLaw and/or Timeslips. Great opportunities in different legal specialties. $40–45K depending on experience. Permanent positions include full benefits.

Temporary Positions

We are always seeking candidates eager to do temporary assignments. Our temporary positions can last from one day to several weeks, and even months. Always in demand are administrative assistants, receptionists, legal secretaries, data entry, word processing, bookkeeping and lots more!! We are interested in meeting with you if you have experience in any of these areas. Salaries range from $12 – 18/ hour. Careers First pays weekly.