17 May

Desktop Publisher Month Fixed Term Contract Jobs Vacancy at Baker Mckenzie London

Position
Desktop Publisher Month Fixed Term Contract
Company
Baker Mckenzie
Location
London ENG
Opening
17 May, 2018 8 days ago

Baker Mckenzie London urgently required following position for Desktop Publisher Month Fixed Term Contract. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Desktop Publisher Month Fixed Term Contract Jobs Vacancy at Baker Mckenzie London Jobs Details:

Description

The Role

We are looking for a Desktop Publisher who can demonstrate design and Microsoft Office competencies to the highest level.

This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday and the hours are 09:30-17:30.

Your role is to produce high-quality deliverables for the London office. Creating, editing and formatting all types of documents using the firm's MS Office templates.

This position requires full knowledge and application of MS Office. The individual will fully understand, anticipate and deliver to meet clients' needs and expectations, both internally and externally. The individual will be expected to work alongside Fee Earning teams to assist in the delivery of high quality documentation.

The Desktop Publisher reports to the Workflow Coordinator and the Legal Support Team Leader and is expected to maintain a positive working relationship with everyone in Secretarial Services and all departments in the London office.

Responsibilities

  • To have advanced skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel to create all types of documentation with speed and accuracy to meet client deadlines.
  • To have exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.
  • To work alongside the business to meet their needs, e.g., working with teams on deals, pitch production, etc.
  • To troubleshoot and provide support to clients and London DPU team members on firm templates, styles and MS Office functions.
  • To have excellent knowledge and application of the firm's visual identity principles and promote awareness within the London office.
  • To understand and strictly adhere to the firm's and London DPU's standards and protocols.
  • To be professional, confident and an enthusiastic team player with a flexible, can-do attitude.
  • To have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to prioritise an often conflicting and demanding workload.
  • To be customer service focused and be able to liaise and influence at all levels.

Why join us?

Baker McKenzie is a truly global law firm. Founded in 1949, we advise many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organisations through our 13,000 people in 77 offices across 47 countries. Yet big does not mean impersonal. We work hard to ensure that everyone knows their role and has the support they need to perform it to the highest standard. Our culture encourages this - how we work, think and behave in a collaborative and fulfilling way.

In London you will be part of an 800 person office, which is also our largest office globally. Originally opened in 1961, Baker McKenzie London is well established in the UK as a leading international law firm and is regularly involved in some of the country's most high-profile legal matters. We can offer you the work, pride and experience of being part of a leading law firm but in a local office environment that is hardworking, yet friendly and supportive. It is a great time to be joining the London LPM team. With a variety of backgrounds and personalities, there is a great ethos and mutual support in the team. We are making as much progress in aligning our processes as we are encouraging an entrepreneurial tailored approach to matters. The early groundwork required to educating the firm on the benefits of LPM is mostly complete, allowing the new LPMs to come in and pick up the trusted role of delivering on the process and many leadership aspects of matters. Internally and externally the LPM brand is very strong and there is a platform to bring solutions (tactical and broader innovation), different mindsets on approach, technology and commerciality and opportunity to shape the law firm of the future from the inside.

The strength of the firm and our culture is evidenced by a number of recent awards, including:

  • Acritas’ Sharplegal Global Elite Brand Index, 2016 - ranked 1st/Brand Index: 100
  • The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 2011, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17: currently ranked 66th
  • The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2016: currently ranked 57th
  • Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2017: currently ranked 7th
  • Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2016: Five awards: Most Innovative International Firm for Women, Best International Firm for pro bono work, Best in tax, Best in Employment and Overall Outstanding Female Practitioner Award

To Apply

At Baker McKenzie we welcome direct applications.

Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Recruitment Team on either 020 7919 1000 or via email.

For more information about this position or to discuss any adjustments you may require during the process please contact in confidence, Aylin Berenti, Recruitment Officer on 020 7072 5772 or via email

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Please note Baker McKenzie does not accept unsolicited CVs. Please click here for details of our Agency Policy and commitment to sourcing directly.

Experience Required

  • Career-minded candidates who have legal sector or other professional services experience / background, i.e. from the Big Four or banking sector
  • Experience at supporting senior management level
  • 'Can-do' attitude, demonstrates proactivity and takes the initiative
  • Consistently demonstrates secretarial competencies to the highest level in all areas
  • Strong technical skills, including proficient in all software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • High level organisational skills
  • Understanding of the importance of Client Service
  • People Management experience

Personal Qualities

  • Flexibility, Dedication, Humanity and Efficiency

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm
  • Previous work experience in a professional services environment desired but not essential.
  • Experience in creation and formatting PowerPoint presentations/pitches both bespoke and templated.
  • Successfully completed training modules as per Document Production training path (including any externally recognised qualifications).
  • Experience of working in document production/design work.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, clarifying working instructions and working to deadlines, communicating with fee earners as appropriate to alert them to any issues and keep them informed of progress.
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to work alongside fee earning/business teams, often in pressured environments, and deliver to meet client need.
  • Be client service focused.
  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm.

Competency Requirements

  • People Management
  • Communication
  • Client Service
  • Technical and Specialist Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal Qualities

  • Flexibility
  • Dedication
  • Humanity
  • Efficiency
  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm


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