Job ID: 4487
Updated: Mar 14, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Business Development
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 Litigation Business Development efforts of the Firm.
You will report directly to both the Director of Litigation Business Development and the Litigation Development Manager with additional oversight and direction by the Litigation Development Specialist. In this role, you will also communicate and collaborate daily with nearly 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm. Our international BD team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
In this role, you will be assisting with new pitch preparation, client presentations, internal and external events, marketing collateral maintenance, matters database maintenance, CRM maintenance, research, and award submissions, and nominations.
An Ideal candidate must possess outstanding analytical skills and be able to simply (and concisely) convey complex information. You should have a general understanding of the core legal practice areas of the Firm, including knowledge of the various types of litigation cases.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
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