Job ID: 4890
Updated: Jul 2, 2019
Location: New York, NY, United States
Category: Legal Secretary/Practice Asst
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
Qualifications & Requirements
The New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a Word Processor. The qualified candidate will have 3+ years of experience as a word processor in a legal or financial services organization. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Acrobat, OmniPage, and Outlook is required, as well as a minimum typing speed of 60 wpm. The successful candidate will have an excellent work ethic and strong teamwork skills in a high volume, minimally staffed environment. Must be flexible, organized, and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with a calm, pleasant demeanor. Must be able to work with minimal supervision, make independent, well-thought-out decisions and troubleshoot documents as well as software issues. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with attorneys, staff and clients. A college degree or business certification is preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered. Graphics experience is a plus.
The shift for this position is Friday & Saturday 8:00 pm - 9:00 am and Sunday 8:00 pm - 8:00 am.
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