Berkeley Research Group

Office Services Assistant

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/13/2018 10:50 AM)
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Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting.


The DC office is seeking a motivated and customer service oriented individual for a full-time Office Services Assistant. The Office Services Assistant will serve as a key resource performing a combination of the following tasks requiring 50-75% of the day be spent away from the desk providing inventory and supply management, maintaining the office work space and equipment, as well as coordinating logistics for meetings and events.


Common Areas

  • Maintain neatness of the office common areas.
  • Serve as liaison with building services regarding common area maintenance such as light bulb replacement and carpet stain extraction.
  • Assist reception with responding to reports from staff related to building issues – ie office hot/cold.

Conference Rooms

  • Maintain conference rooms throughout the office to include resetting after meetings and restocking supplies as needed. 
  • Set up and reconfigure conference room layout for meetings or events to include but not limited to moving tables and chairs as needed.
  • Notify IT/OM if AV equipment is malfunctioning.


  • Ensure copy rooms and copy stations are neat and stocked with supplies according to established levels. 
  • Inventory and order supplies weekly or as needed.
  • Receive and stock supplies upon arrival.
  • Ensure the storage areas are neat and organized.
  • Occasionally run errands to local supply company for special project needs.


  • Open office coffee bar and set up coffee concessions in the AM.
  • Ensure kitchen areas are clean and stock food, beverage and paper goods according to established levels.
  • Set up mid-morning and afternoon snacks.
  • Load, run and unload dishwashers as needed throughout the day.
  • Inform the office of the refrigerator cleaning in accordance with the schedule established with the Office Manager.

Meetings and Event Support

  • Receive, set up and send office wide communication for the weekly breakfast on Monday.
  • Assist with planning event logistics with caterers to include but not limited to ordering and setting up food.
  • Assist with special events held after-hours.

Office Equipment

  • Ensure office equipment is properly maintained; troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and contact appropriate vendor for resolution as needed.
  • Monitor printers/copiers to ensure adequate supply of paper each day, and discard previous day print jobs.
  • Maintain copier/printer toner inventory and reorder according to established levels.

Office Space

  • Set up offices/work stations for new staff.
  • Set up and reset hoteling spaces for visiting staff.
  • Coordinate and assist with internal office moves as needed.

Print Projects

  • Complete reproduction projects in a timely and accurate manner as needed, which may include binding and index preparation.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors to complete large or complicated copy jobs.

Mail and Storage

  • Deliver incoming USPS mail. 
  • Assist with coordinating outgoing Federal Express and courier packages.
  • Assist with storing and retrieving files from on-site and off-site storage.
  • Conduct postal drop at the end of the business day.

Reception Backup

  • Provide backup receptionist support during lunch break and PTO to include but not limited to front desk coverage, ordering food for meetings, and responding to requests timely and professionally.



  • High School diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.


  • Minimum of two years of office services experience in a professional service environment, preferably consulting or legal, with an emphasis on customer service. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to use web-based applications. 

Ability to:

  • Be a problem solver, proactively use or find resources, and seek guidance when appropriate.
  • Observant personality with the ability to notice things out of order – ie lights out, stains in carpet, expiration dates; paper clips.
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail with emphasis on accurately completing assignments.
  • Ability to function efficiently in a fast paced environment with multiple and shifting priorities and deadlines. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; the ability to effectively work well with team members and office personnel. 
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to manage inventory and maintain organization of storage spaces.
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot office equipment such as copiers, printers, AV equipment and fax machines.
  • Flexibility and willingness to occasionally work overtime if required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift or maneuver up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, push, pull and crawl.
  • Ability to stand/walk 50-75% of the day.


Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship.

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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