Diversity Management, Professional Legal Management
The Administrative Assistant will support Kirkland’s Global Director of Diversity & Inclusion and team with scheduling, projects, budgets and initiatives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Schedule all Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Subcommittee, and FW affinity group, meetings on an annual and quarterly basis.
Process sponsorships for Diversity group. Manage Foundation requests, tracking, submissions, write-ups and approvals. Plan for seats, advertisements, invites and other logistics for sponsorship events.
Maintain sponsorship budget for the Diversity & Inclusion group.
Process and submit invoices and expenses for the Diversity & Inclusion department.
Track and process sponsorships, registration fees and survey fees for the Diversity & Inclusion department.
Process and track expenses and other fees for Diversity & Inclusion events/programs.
Submit and process travel expenses for the Diversity & Inclusion department.
Assist with DMS setup, workroom access and other key elements for new hires in the Diversity & Inclusion team.
Assist with Diversity & Inclusion events, as needed.
Any other functions/duties as assigned by management.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Education, Work Experience, Skills
Position requires a minimum of 3 years direct Administrative Support experience in a law firm or professional services environment preferred.
Multi-tasking abilities in a fast paced atmosphere
High level of attention to detail
Ability to communicate and work effectively across all areas of the Firm
MS Office with specific experience in Excel and Word
Internal Number: 5178
About Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.