McGuireWoods LLP

  • Receptionist

    Job Location US-TX-Dallas
    Category
    Administrative
    Pos. Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods has an opening for a full-time receptionist in our Dallas office.  The work hours are 8:30-5:30 Monday - Friday.  As the receptionist at the law firm, you will be the "face" of the office and a positive representation of our commitment to providing excellent client service. This position will perform receptionist duties and various other duties of the Firm. The ideal candidate will show initiative, use good judgement, and have the ability to present a professional image while consistently multitasking and prioritizing. 

     

    McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

    Responsibilities

    • Welcomes, announces, and follows security protocol and procedures for clients and visitors. 
    • Answers and directs inquiries accordingly through attendant console software. Relays accurate messages as required.
    • Extends hospitality services as necessary (e.g., assists with personal belongings, offers beverages, basic print/copy assistance, validates parking tickets for clients, arranges taxi service).
    • Manages conference room reservations; reserves and confirms new reservations, approves pending reservations, adjusts meeting locations as necessary and notifies appropriate parties of changes or updates, and accurately maintains electronic room reservation system. 
    • Works closely with appropriate personnel to ensure meeting requirements are coordinated (e.g., Audio/Visual, conference room set-ups and food and beverage requests). May handle requirements directly.
    • Reserves Visiting Attorney offices and coordinates special requests for clients, internal personnel, and visitors.
    • Ensures reception, conference room, and visiting attorney areas are maintained to Firm standards.

    Qualifications

    • Requires high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training.
    • Receptionist, multiline telephone, and console operations experience preferred.
    • Professional demeanor.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure, multitask, and prioritize.
    • Ability to work overtime as required.
    • Strong computer skills to include proficiency in Word, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.

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