Job Posting: Professional Development Coordinator (Temporary)

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year. 
 
We have an opening for a Temporary Professional Development Coordinator to provide administrative and clerical support for the Firm's fall associate review cycle and related career development programs. This is a temporary full-time position (about 6 months) that can be based out of our Mountain View office.

Responsibilities Include:
 
·         Provide administrative support for all aspects of the fall associate review cycle.
·         Proof-read and edit review materials and spreadsheets to be circulated to partners and practice group directors.
·         Schedule meetings across time-zones between multiple parties across the Firm.
·         Assist with viDesktop processes related to associate reviews, associate development plans, and surveys.
·         Prepare status reports for partners and practice group directors.
·         Provide administrative support for Career Development team.
 
The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and proficiency in viDesktop, and MS Office applications (particularly Outlook and Excel). The individual will demonstrate strong initiative, poise, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Other essential qualifications include strong verbal and written communication skills, including the confidence and professional demeanor necessary to interact with senior lawyers, a strong client service orientation, excellent time-management skills, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, demanding environment. This position requires at least 2-3 years of related work experience.
 
To be fully considered for this position, please apply online: http://www.fenwick.com/pages/Careers-Professional-Staff.aspx