Opportunities
Opportunities
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  • Client Services Coordinator - Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position will handle administrative and support functions for our Sports Practice group and the firm’s Recruiting department, including interfacing with clients, prospective clients, other industry decision-makers, law clerks and attorney candidates. This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational and analytical skills, excellent interpersonal skills and a client service orientation. Successful candidates will be confident, driven, responsive, and enthusiastic.

    • Provide administrative support including arranging travel plans, agendas and itineraries; preparing internal expense reimbursements, correspondence, memos, and reports; organizing and maintaining client files; and managing active calendars and schedules.
    • Assist in the development of marketing materials including presentations, proposals, articles, interviews, and social media campaigns.
    • Coordinate scheduling, logistics and materials for meetings and events and attend such meetings and events as necessary.  
    • Receive, prioritize and follow up on incoming inquiries from clients, prospective clients, law students, and attorney candidates and determine the appropriate course of action. 
    • Research and identify prospective clients and opportunities to promote the Balch Sports brand.
    • Submit public records requests and assist with managing contract databases.
    • Administer the interview process for law students and attorney candidates including scheduling and coordinating interviews, maintaining files, and tracking and reporting information and statistics. 
    • Other responsibilities as needed.

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong organizational skills necessary to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with key stakeholders.
    • Proven ability to discretely handle confidential information.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other  team members. 
    • Demonstrated ability to meet goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Highly resourceful, creative and forward-thinking approach.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel.   
    • Ability to work overtime and non-traditional hours as needed, including occasional out of town travel. 

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • 4 year degree preferred.
    • Two or more years of administrative, office management, marketing or comparable experience.  
  • Human Resources Director - Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Develop and manage strategies related to talent acquisition, staffing, engagement, retention, training and development. 
    • Support firm leadership and management by identifying issues; contributing information; analyzing data; and providing advice or counsel related to human resources expertise.
    • Prepare and provide analysis for key HR-related statistics and metrics.  
    • Develop, implement and review firm-wide policies and procedures and monitor compliance with such policies and procedures.
    • Comply with federal, state and local requirements related to human resources; initiate necessary training and changes to appropriate policies and procedures as needed to ensure legal compliance.  
    • Conduct and respond to employee investigations consulting with management and legal counsel on next steps.  
    • Build collaborative partnerships and relationships necessary to nurture the firm’s culture and achieve strategic initiatives. 
    • Manage annual performance management processes; leading performance calibration and coaching leaders on employee relation initiatives.
    • Manage the firm’s compensation strategy and payroll administration policies and processes.
    • Oversee the administration of the firm’s health and welfare benefit programs.
    • Prepare and monitor the departmental budget for the efficient utilization of firm resources and monies. 

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Working knowledge of HR laws and federal and state regulations.
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to deal effectively and courteously with all levels of employees and management.
    • Ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
    • Ability to multi-task and set priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Positive, flexible attitude that builds strong relationships across the organization.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and experience using HRIS and/or payroll systems
    • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.
    • Business and client service focused.
    • Some travel required.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or related field.
    • 7-10 years progressive experience in Human Resources and 5 years of management experience.
    • PHR or SHRM certification preferred.  
    • Prior experience working within the professional services environment preferred.

     
     

     

  • Messenger - Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Picking up and delivering packages.
    • Picking up deliveries.
    • Filing documents with Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts.
    • Scanning legal documents.
    • Indexing and retrieving files stored off-site.
    • Serving subpoenas as needed.
    • Ordering, receiving and stocking supply inventory. 
    • Assist in setup of conference rooms, coffee areas and other facilities or hospitality areas.
    • Answering switchboard and greeting guests.
    • Providing clerical and administrative support to attorneys and staff.       

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities.
    • Strong communication and customer service skills.
    • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance required.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    •  High school diploma or its equivalent required.