Front of House Coordinator
Permanent - Full Time
Under the general direction of the Office Manager, the Front of House Coordinator is responsible for increasing attorney effectiveness by providing administrative support, information management, and by representing the attorneys to clients and others. The role will also provide administrative support to the office.
- Welcomes and receives guests and clients.
- Receive incoming calls and direct callers to the requested or appropriate party.
- Schedules meetings and arranges conference rooms for multiple offices using the global hospitality software.
- Schedules visitor offices.
- Coordinates food and beverage services with vendors for meetings and office events. This includes working with Office Services personnel to ensure that meeting rooms and events are set-up and broken down in a timely and appropriate manner.
- Works with IT and Office Services personnel to maintain meeting rooms; monitor relevant supplies and facilitate use of videoconference and other audio visual equipment.
- Enters work orders and building/parking garage access requests into the building’s tenant operations worksite.
- Responsible for receipt of US mail and hand-deliveries.
- Provide administrative assistance as needed, which may include: completing reimbursement request, entering of fee-earner time, and the printing and assembly of documents for transmittal.
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
- Professional demeanor; ability to positively represent the firm.
- Solid verbal and written communications.
- Strong communication skills: the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues and work as team, as well as independently.
- Strong technical skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
- Prior administrative professional experience, preferably in a law firm or professional service organization, is required.
- High school diploma required, Associate's degree preferred.
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