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Delivery Services Assistant

Job ID: 6520

Updated: Apr 28, 2022

Location: Dallas, TX, 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 Kirkland & Ellis Delivery Services Assistant provides exceptional customer service to attorneys and staff in its Dallas office. The Delivery Services Assistant will perform a variety of functions to support the delivery of superior client service and efficient operation of the office. They have knowledge of scanning and imaging practices as well as experience in a networked production copy/print environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

  • Sorting and distributing mail, stocking office supplies, and receiving courier packages at dock.
  • Assisting with office moves, equipment delivery, box moves, and new hire set-up.
  • Maintaining common areas and performing routine clean-up within the office space.
  • Provides pro-active and responsive customer service in compliance with the Delivery Services Department Service Standards and Operating Procedures.
  • Distributes and pick-ups mail within the office on a set schedule; delivers internal packages.
  • Arranges for outside courier services; prepares inter-office pouches.
  • Monitors postage meter and monitors mail, courier and fax supplies; alerts supervisor if postage or supplies need replenishing.
  • Completing weekly inventory of office supplies and copy paper.
  • Sorting and distributing mail, stocking office supplies, and receiving courier packages at dock.
  • Coordinating maintenance activities (paint, carpet, restrooms, trash, light check, nameplates).
  • Works cooperatively with other Delivery Services Department staff and other firm personnel.

OTHER FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

  • Any other functions/duties as assigned by management

Qualifications & Requirements


High School diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience

Two (2) years related experience preferred

Office services/administrative experience and/or background in Facilities/Operation support are preferred


  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Punctuality and availability for work overtime; hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m; with the potential to change
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Customer service driven
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in the use of software, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and ability to work under specific time constraints
  • Professional appearance


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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