Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.
Based in New York, the Secretarial Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the secretarial support team. This is an exciting and dynamic role, managing a 50+ person team of assigned Secretaries, Team Support Secretaries and Executive Assistants.
The successful candidate will ideally have prior experience managing staff in a hybrid environment and will be able to actualize their vision for the future of secretarial support within the legal industry by recognizing new developments within the field – including keeping abreast of the latest technologies and methodologies that supplement this vision. This position will be responsible for strategy, training and development and innovation within the department.
This role requires a strong communicator at all levels who relishes building trust and exceptional working relationships with the secretarial team and key stakeholders while maintaining a high degree of comfort with change and change management. This role functions as an ambassador for the secretarial team and will work closely with the team and office leaders to positively implement change, navigate new ways of working and develop efficiencies as the business requires.
The candidate must be passionate about people management and have proven experience in a similar role, monitoring and managing workflow to ensure consistently high levels of support are provided to all stakeholders.
This role reports to the Director of Administration and will also work closely with the Assistant Office Administrator and other local office leaders. This position will be responsible for monitoring, developing, and managing consistently exceptional levels of support by working directly with office leaders, attorneys and practice group leaders.
Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.
Compensation & Benefits:
The annual compensation range for this position is $125-175k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.
Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.
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