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Front of House Coordinator

We are currently recruiting for a Front of House Coordinator to join our New Haven office!

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Permanent - Full Time


New Haven

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Under the general direction of the Office Managing Partner and Office Manager, the Front of House position is responsible for increasing attorney effectiveness by providing administrative support, information management, and by representing the attorneys to clients and others. 

Primary Functions

  • Welcomes and receives guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone.
  • Sign for and distribute deliveries; answers or directs inquiries to appropriate person.
  • Schedules meetings for New Haven office and other Withers Bergman offices through the global hospitality software and arranges conference rooms.
  • Schedules visitor offices as needed.
  • Maintains meeting rooms; monitors relevant supplies and facilitates use of Videoconference and other Audio Visual equipment.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. 
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned and assists attorneys when needed (e.g., ordering supplies, assisting with mail and FedEx).

Specific Skills Required 

  • Professional demeanor; ability to represent the attorneys to clients and others.
  • Solid command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style.  Ability to compose correspondence as needed.
  • Strong communication skills: the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Interpersonal skills: the ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Strong technical skills, such as typing, and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Ability to work both as a team as well as independently.

Experience Required

  • 2+ years as an administrative professional is required, preferably in a law firm, though experience in other professional service industries (engineering firms, accounting firms, architectural firms, etc.) is also acceptable.

Educational Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

About Withersworldwide

Withersworldwide has been acting for successful individuals, families and institutions for over 100 years.

We advise clients on the full range of their business, personal and philanthropic legal needs, both at home and abroad.  With offices in the key financial centers of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean, we provide coverage and services that other law firms focused on the needs of the individual cannot.  We have represented 46% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of the US Top 100 Forbes Rich List, 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires list and over 20% of the Forbes Asia's Richest Families list.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement 

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race (including color, nationality and ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The firm is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and state and local disability laws, as applicable. It is the policy of the firm not to discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant with respect to any terms or conditions of employment because of such individual’s disability or perceived disability.  Such terms or conditions of employment include application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training, or other privileges of employment.  The firm will make a reasonable accommodation for employees or applicants with a qualifying disability unless providing such accommodation would impose undue hardship.


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