The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Project Talent Development Assistant in the Washington, DC or New York office. The Project Talent Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Attorney Recruiting, Legal Personnel, Professional Development and Diversity & Inclusion teams with a variety administrative tasks. Position may also include assistance with other talent development duties.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: process and track department expenses and invoices; manage Chief Talent Officer’s calendar, travel and expenses; monitor and process departmental email accounts; update departmental information on the Firm’s intranet site; process and maintain applications for summer associate and lateral associate candidates in applicant database; provide administrative support for on campus interview, callback interview and offer decision-making processes for summer associate candidates; provide administrative and logistical support for professional development programming, meetings and events; provide administrative and logistical support for new associate on-boarding and orientation; provide administrative and logistical support for Diversity & Inclusion programming, meetings and events; and other duties as assigned.
This is a project position expected to continue for approximately 6 months.
Four-year college degree preferred. Equivalent experience considered.
Minimum of two years of administrative experience in professional services, corporate or law firm environment.
Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
Proficiency in HTML preferred.
Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
Strong project management skills required. Attention to detail is paramount.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously.
Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.
Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
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