The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Coordinator in the Washington, DC or New York office supporting the practice groups. The Coordinator is responsible for providing a combination of technical, analytical and administrative support to the Practice Management Team and the Chief Operating Officer.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supporting the Practice Management Team in assisting Firm and Practice Group Leadership in business planning and analysis, report preparations, meetings and communications and implementation of practice and firm initiatives.
Centralizing the Practice Management (PM) internal communications, including developing substantive internal team meeting agendas and executing PM-specific events.
Managing PM shared document workspace, including reporting, budgets and expenses, ad hoc projects, etc.
Assisting in the coordination of practice group meetings and presentations.
Providing periodic support and data to Business Development.
Identifying and coordinating training opportunities for the PM Team on internal and external tools, processes and technology.
Assisting with modifications and roll-outs of PM-specific tools, including online reporting and matter management applications.
Partnering with peer departments (Business Development, Talent Development, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, etc.) and coordinating on behalf of PM.
Acting as a first point of contact to the PM Team, which includes monitoring the team inbox and responding to and relaying requests as appropriate.
Managing special projects, both internally and with peer departments, as requested.
Performing a variety of administrative tasks and providing general support as assigned.
Reviewing and analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy.
Assisting with ad hoc projects concerning practice group performance at the request of the firm and Practice Leadership and Practice Managers.
Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting.
Minimum of two years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment (Practice Management, Business Development, Talent Development, Financial Services, or Accounting experience a plus).
High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation.
Ability to work independently as well as on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across administrative departments and practice areas in all offices.
Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys and other administrative staff members.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.
Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables.
Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, service mentality and sensitivity to confidential information.
The anticipated base salary for this position is $55,500 to $70,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
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