The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Talent Development Assistant in the Washington, DC office.
The Talent Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Attorney Recruiting, Career Counseling, Diversity & Inclusion, Legal Personnel, and Professional Development teams with a variety of administrative tasks. Position may also include assistance with other talent development duties.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 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 summer associate program orientation, assignment and evaluation process, and events; provide administrative and logistical support for professional development and career counseling 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; process and track department expenses and invoices; manage Chief Talent Officer’s calendar, travel and expenses; process expenses for Directors and Managers in the Talent Development Department; monitor and process departmental email accounts; update departmental information on the Firm’s intranet site; and other duties as assigned.
• Four-year college degree and a minimum of two years of administrative support experience in professional services, corporate or law firm environment or in lieu of a four-year college degree, a minimum of four years of administrative support experience in a professional services, corporate or law firm environment required. • Strong proficiency in Microsoft 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 including attending Talent Development related events. • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent customer service.
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Arnold & Porter is a firm of nearly 1,000 lawyers, providing sophisticated litigation and transactional capabilities, renowned regulatory experience and market-leading multidisciplinary practices in the life sciences and financial services industries. Client-driven and industry focused, our lawyers practice across more than 30 practice areas, including bankruptcy, corporate finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax, to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.