Job ID: 6703
Updated: Jul 19, 2022
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Category: Business Development
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
We are seeking a coordinator to support the efforts of the Contact Relationship Management (CRM) team within the Firm’s Marketing/Business Development (BD) function. Kirkland has a very robust and successful CRM program and this position presents the opportunity to support the CRM efforts of our Texas offices.
You will be the CRM expert and point person in one of the Firm’s Texas offices while also being a key member of the global CRM team. You will be responsible for ongoing data maintenance, business development department support and end user support of the Firm's CRM system. You will use your previous CRM experience to perform database entry and maintenance, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of information in the CRM. You will be responsible for researching and updating CRM data, executing searches and reports to analyze data, conducting trainings for Business Development team members and working with the CRM and IT teams to test system changes and updates.
This position will report to the Business Development Associate Director (CRM) and will work closely with other global CRM team members. You will also communicate and collaborate daily with approximately 150 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
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
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