ABOUT JENNER & BLOCK Jenner & Block (www.jenner.com) is a law firm with global reach, with more than 500 lawyers and offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. The firm is known for its prominent and successful litigation practice and experience handling sophisticated and high-profile corporate transactions. Firm clients include Fortune 100 companies, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies and venture capital and private equity investors. In 2016, The American Lawyer named Jenner & Block to the A-List, which recognizes the top 20 US law firms. The American Lawyer also recognized the firm as the #1 pro bono firm in the United States six of the past nine years; the firm has been ranked among the top 10 in this category every year since 1990.
The Word Processing Operator is an non-exempt position with assigned hours 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday through Wednesday. Additional hours as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Create, format, convert and edit a variety of documentation using Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Adobe.
Create comparisons in CompareDocs or Word Compare.
Transcribe audio and video files.
Basic proofreading skills.
Answer main phone lines.
High school diploma, college degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Two or more years of Word Processing/Administrative background.
Ability to type 55 words per minute
Proficiency in MS Office Suite
Effective written and verbal communication
Excellent customer service
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Analytical in identifying problems and formulating solutions.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effort.
Able to work independently, use sound judgment and escalate issues when appropriate.
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to learn new software applications.
Adaptable and flexible to meet the demands of the job.
Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks.
Good communication skills both orally and in written work.
Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer. All recruitment and employment decisions are made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity and/or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital, parental, veteran or any other protected status.