Under the direction of the Administrative Manager, the Administrative Specialist provides a key administrative function, frequently performs chargeable client work, and provides on-going support for other administrative positions, staff, and partners to ensure efficient flow of work, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Minimum Education Requirements
Requires a High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
An Associate Degree in Business Administration, Administrative Support, and/or Accounting is preferred.
Certification and Licensing
Requires a valid driver’s license
Requires three to five years of job related experience with a high school education, or less than three years of job related experience with an Associate Degree
Specific experience required
Requires intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Photoshop experience preferred, but will train for tasks assigned that use this program. Experience with a multi-line telephone system and a variety of office machines.
Experience preferred but not required:
Experience in a professional services work environment
Experience training and work delegation
Administrative experience in a specific industry line
Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively
Ability to balance many projects simultaneously
Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
Ability to use and learn additional software programs and train associates in their use
Ability to work with a diverse group of clients and associates while maintaining a positive attitude towards work, the team and the firm
Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor
Ability to effectively operate a variety of office machines, to include a PC, telephone, copier, fax, etc.
Ability to be flexible with scheduling to meet workflow demands
Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills and accurate grammar usage
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Word and Outlook and basic knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.
The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Amy Motyka, and you can find her on LinkedIn here. She is based in our Chicago, IL office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.