Job ID: 4868
Updated: Dec 20, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Facilities/Office Services
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
The Conference Center Coordinator will provide support to the Guest Services Department, Guest Services Manager and Associate Director of Guest Services and Facilities. Primary responsibilities will include overseeing all meetings and events to ensure accurate and efficient planning and execution of Kirkland & Ellis events. Conference Center Coordinators are also responsible for greeting and escorting outside clients, vendors and visitors to the appropriate department, floor or conference room while at the reception desk. The hours will generally be Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm; however, this person will be expected to be available for special events as needed.
Qualifications & Requirements
Must have a minimum of 2-3 years conference center experience, preferably in a law firm or other fast-paced environment, the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands, a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations, the ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, superior organizational skills, a customer service orientation, a proactive work ethic, attention to detail and flexibility for overtime. Must be proficient in MS Word and type a minimum of 40+ wpm. Excel experience is also strongly preferred.
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