Experience: 2-4 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Downtown Chicago law firm seeks a front office assistant with 2 to 4 years' secretarial experience. Responsibilities include acting as receptionist as well as providing secretarial assistance to attorneys/staff. Essential duties include: • Open and close reception desk. • Receive, screen and forward incoming calls as appropriate. • Greet visitors and direct them as appropriate. • Reserve conference rooms. • Accept and record deliveries. • Arrange and record outgoing messenger services. • Maintain docket calendar. • Assist with opening of new matters. • Input attorney time. • Assist with conflict checking procedures. • Provide clerical and administrative support, which may include typing, transcription, filing, preparation and distribution of correspondence, data entry, creation and maintenance of various lists and schedules and assistance with reports/memorandum. • May require overtime. Experience: Two to four years of experience in a professional environment; a law firm is a plus. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs with emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with document management systems a plus. Preferable traits: Ability to hold confidentiality; planning and organizing skills, time management; interpersonal skills, initiative and reliability.
415 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
You must include the box number LB 2793 in the subject of the email. If you do not want your resume sent to a particular firm put the name of the firm and the box number in the body of the e-mail. Indicate 'Confidential Reply' in the subject line.