Job ID: 4592
Updated: May 31, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Administrative Support
About Kirkland & Ellis
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.
Essential Job Functions
This position reports to the Senior Director of Administration providing administrative support. On a day-to-day basis, works collaboratively with the Support Services Department to effectively and efficiently support department/Firm business needs.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The qualified candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with attorneys, staff and vendors.Must be a self-starter, demonstrate the ability to make independent, well thought out decisions, and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, a team-oriented proactive approach, and strong attention to detail are necessary.Flexibility to work overtime is a must.
Customer Service and Teamwork
Typing skills of 50-55 wpm, proficient working within MS Office with advanced Excel skills are required.
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