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About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
Kirkland & Ellis is seeking an assistant to support the Business Intelligence (BI) efforts of the Firm, as part of the Marketing & Business Development Department. This position reports to the Global BI Director, with additional oversight by the BI leads in Chicago and New York. The BI group operates alongside nearly 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to Kirkland’s overall business development, marketing and communications function. Our international team provides seamless service to some of the brightest minds in the legal industry, with an emphasis on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
Business Intelligence is one of the fastest-growing areas in the Firm, pairing information with insight to equip our partners with vital knowledge and drive new business initiatives forward. In this role, you will sit at the core of the BI team, dealing with the lifeblood of strategic decision making: data. Key responsibilities include mining a variety of resources to create intelligence briefings, compiling competitive metrics, and supporting cross-marketing and targeting projects. General industry and/or practice-based research projects may also be assigned as needed. A successful candidate will have a general understanding of the Firm’s core legal practices, with particular knowledge of the elements of an M&A transaction and the ability to distinguish between various types of deals. You must also have strong analytical and communication skills, and be able to convey complex information simply and concisely. Attention to detail is imperative.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly an expertise with Excel, PowerPoint and Word, is required. Experience with Adobe and SharePoint are preferred.
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