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Job ID: 4909
Updated: Feb 4, 2019
Location: Los Angeles, CA, 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
Qualifications & Requirements
Kirkland & Ellis is seeking an entry level, energetic, organized assistant to join the West Coast Business Development (BD) team in Los Angeles. This position reports to the BD Director in LA and will work closely with the local team, as well as BD colleagues in the Bay Area.
You will need to possess strong organizational, writing and time management skills with the ability to interact professionally with high-level attorneys, staff and guests of the Firm. You must be able to work independently while making intelligent, informed decisions. A successful candidate should have the ability to multitask and prioritize while working in a deadline-driven environment.
The West Coast Assistant will also communicate and collaborate daily with the more than 100 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. In short, we are looking for a self-starter, with good judgement and an interest in a professional services career.
The position is currently located in Downtown Los Angeles, but will be relocated to Century City in December of 2019.
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