We seek an Attorney Development, Legal Recruiting, and Diversity & Inclusion Assistant to provide efficient administrative and clerical support to our Attorney Development, Legal Recruiting, and Diversity & Inclusion departments. Working in a fast paced environment, the Assistant will field requests from department staff members and must be able to prioritize requests as appropriate. Duties will include calendar management, expense reporting, meeting and event planning support, and file maintenance. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, adept at balancing competing demands, professional, proactive, and detail-oriented.
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reports to: Senior Attorney Development Manager
Provides broad administrative assistance to the Attorney Development, Recruiting and Diversity & Inclusion departments at-large
Provides general support for in-house programming for associates, on-campus recruiting, in-house interviews and recruiting events, and summer associate program onboarding and events, as well as, Diversity & Inclusion programming and events
Arranges conference room reservations and catering services for in-house meetings and conferences
Assists with general associate support such as on-boarding, expense tracking, basic benefits questions, time analysis reports, etc.
Creates and modifies documents such as charts, memos, and letters using Microsoft Excel and Word or other programs
Monitors department email inbox
Assist with tracking mentor meetings for mentoring program
Performs other administrative duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum of one year of experience providing administrative support in a professional services environment required
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Experience with Chrome River a plus
Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
Pleasant demeanor and customer service orientation
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of Firm personnel, vendors, applicants, and visitors
Superior organization skills and detail orientation
Ability to handle confidential information with utmost care and discretion
Ability to prioritize among competing deadlines and tasks
Flexibility to work overtime during peak periods and be a team player, especially during the busy seasons of August and September when it's all hands on deck
Internal Number: 2020-1302
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