Job ID: 6966
Updated: Dec 29, 2022
Location: New York, NY, 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 an energetic, organized coordinator to support the marketing and business development efforts of the Firm’s market-leading, award-winning Investment Funds Practice Group (IFG).
As a key part of the Business Development (BD) team in our New York office, the IFG coordinator will contribute primarily to survey and directory responses, and media and awards nominations on behalf of IFG practice. In addition to crystalizing IFG’s topflight brand in directories and other media outlets, the candidate will also assist with various marketing and business development initiatives, including events, pitches and proposals, contact relationship management, branding, business/relationship intelligence, and internal communications.
The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer, verbal communicator and critical thinker. The candidate possesses excellent organizational and project management skills, outstanding editing and proofing skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment, strong attention to detail, and a professional and polished demeanor. Excellent judgment and discretion in handling confidential or sensitive information is also required.
The position will interact with attorneys and administrative staff across practice areas and all of the Firm’s offices, and work closely with two other local team members. The coordinator will also communicate and collaborate daily with the more than 140 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader BD, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm. Our international marketing team provides seamless service to our attorneys, with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
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