Staff from global business support services firm Williams Lea recently spent time speaking with seniors at Wheeling Park High School and John Marshall High School about the career opportunities available at the company after graduation.

Williams Lea announced in March a plan to add an additional 100 jobs to its Wheeling services delivery center by the end of 2019. The company currently employs over 560 people at the location.

Jobs at Williams Lea offer the opportunity for employees to perform big city work with world-class international clients while based in a location that offers an affordable cost of living. By speaking in the schools, the Williams Lea teams hope to encourage students to explore career options close to home.

“We offer so many career options, and we really wanted to get into the schools and let upcoming graduates know what we have for them right here at home,” said managing director Michael Santamaria. “For graduates ready to enter the workforce right now, we have many entry-level positions with opportunity for rapid advancement. For those heading to college, we have more senior and specialized roles available when they return.

“We’ve always found it important to be really involved in the community,” Santamaria said. “Our hope is that by talking about what Williams Lea has to offer we can keep this amazing talent here in Wheeling.”

Ohio County Schools superintendent Dr. Kimberly Miller added, “Patriot students leave Wheeling Park High School prepared for college and careers. Part of that preparedness is due to partners like Williams Lea. Their representatives meet with our students to give them an idea of the options available to them at Williams Lea, but they also make them aware of the trends and opportunities available to them throughout the business world.”

Interested students are invited to attend an upcoming onsite hiring event at Williams Lea. The company will conduct open interviews from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the Stone Center office, located at 1030 Main St. The event is also open to all interested candidates.

Available positions range from document workflow associates and billing associates to service supervisors and account managers. Williams Lea Wheeling has experienced rapid growth over the last 18 months because of interested students are invited to attend an upcoming onsite hiring event at Williams Lea. The company will conduct open interviews from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the Stone Center office, located at 1030 Main St. The event is also open to all interested candidates. the trend of AM200 law firms quickly moving to outsource their front and back office administrative support services. The location has doubled in size over the past two years, adding hundreds of professional roles.

For more information on current openings, visit www.williamslea.com/careers or call 304-231-3601.

About Williams Lea

Williams Lea is the leading global provider of skilled business-critical support services to financial, legal and professional services firms.

From its humble beginnings as a print shop in London to its position today as a global outsourcing leader, the business is built on a strong heritage, great relationships and a talented team.

Williams Lea delivers efficient business processes in complex and highly regulated environments, connecting people, processes and technology to manage documents and streamline key back office functions. Empowered by a global workforce, the company’s strength is unparalleled and helps improve efficiency, increase effectiveness and reduce risk for our clients.

Williams Lea is part of Williams Lea Tag. Williams Lea Tag has combined revenues of $1.2 billion and 10,000 employees worldwide, operating in over 195 cities across 40 countries and is backed by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors.

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