The Atlanta office of Alston & Bird is accepting applications for the position of Resource Center Assistant - Contract. The schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:30-6:00p.
Candidates who apply should have a strong interest in learning more about the practice of law and have great attention to detail on all assigned tasks. There will be an excellent opportunity for future growth within the practice area and firm. Knowledge of and experience with general office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. is preferred. A working knowledge of general office procedures and filing techniques, along with the capability to concentrate on details and organize work is also preferred. Ideal candidates should have the ability to work independently while handling complex situations, analytical, and self-starters; while also having flexibility to stay beyond normal working hours when workload demands. The Resource Center Clerk performs a variety of administrative duties including: project work; database entry; file maintenance; file organization; file indexing; file closing; preparation of file labels and folders; document production; binder organization; and assisting with copying.
Previous law firm experience is highly requested. • A four-year college degree is preferred. • General knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is highly desirable.
At Alston & Bird, our people trust the people they work for, take pride in what they do, enjoy the people they work with, and serve the communities in which they live. Our environment has been praised as one of the most open and receptive in the United States, not only among law firms, but also among all businesses. Alston & Bird has been ranked by Fortune magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For©" for 19 years in a row.
Alston & Bird LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.
The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time.
Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position. In accepting a position, it is understood that continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. A satisfactory background check is the absence of a criminal record which bears a demonstrable relationship to the applicant/employee’s suitability to perform the required duties and responsibilities of the position.
Alston & Bird is not currently accepting resumes from agencies for this position. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if Alston & Bird hires the candidate.
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