Boardroom Services Assistant

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Toronto
  • Jun 07, 2019
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Entry Level Legal

Job Description

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, has an immediate opening for a Boardroom Services Assistant to join the Boardroom Services department. Please note that this position requires moving and lifting furniture.

As a Boardroom Services Assistant, you will report to the Manager, Catering & Boardroom Services.  This position will play an important role in this dynamic, fast-paced environment where communication is essential. The Boardroom Services department is a full-service client conference centre that is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. However, hours of work will be from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that proper materials, equipment and furnishings are set up in boardrooms as per booking requests, and returning furniture and equipment to storage as required
  • Ensuring the client conference centre is professionally maintained
  • Setting up the Firm’s AV equipment based on best practices and meeting requirements – training will be provided
  • Liaising with department staff to ensure rooms are prepared/set up for next-day meetings and events


  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds according to safe lifting/moving practices
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
  • Able to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Technical aptitude of audio and visual equipment, i.e. PCs, monitors, portable projectors, portable teleconferencing and video conferencing units
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Available to work overtime and weekends as required

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your application and include your cover letter and résumé directly to our application portal.

Blakes wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Who We Are:

At Blakes, we care about our people. We are committed to providing exceptional experiences for not only our clients, but also our employees by fostering an open and inclusive workplace culture. As a winner of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers awards, we understand the importance of fostering an environment that brings out the best in each person. Our success as a firm starts with the hiring, development and retention of top talent.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.