Job ID: 6979
Updated: Jan 10, 2023
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Category: Facilities/Office Services
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Event Coordinator is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to clients, guests and all K&E personnel while ensuring the successful daily operations of the Conference Center. In collaboration with the Guest Services Supervisor, this position will work closely with Conference Services, Office Services, Conference Technology & IT Help Desk while overseeing the Reception team and coordinating work-flow. This position will focus heavily on placing and overseeing catering orders submitted by the Reception Team. This position will also focus heavily on Trial Teams, Visiting Attorney Arrivals, and Invoicing. He or She will also need to successfully resolve conference center related scheduling conflicts and handling ad-hoc requests in a timely manner. In collaboration with the Guest Services Supervisor, He or She will also develop and maintain standard operating protocols for the Conference Center and Reception. This position requires a high degree of independent judgment and discretion.
Essential Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Other Functions: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
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