Job ID: 5323
Updated: Feb 25, 2020
Location: New York, NY, 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
This position will support the Business Intelligence (BI) efforts of the Firm, as part of the Marketing & Business Development (BD) Department. 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. As a Specialist, you will be a key member of the BI team—driving research requests and strategic projects forward using the lifeblood of strategic decision making: research + data.
Key responsibilities include mining a variety of resources to create intelligence briefings, compiling competitive metrics, and managing high-level cross-marketing and targeting projects. You will also help steer some of the BI team’s proactive market monitoring initiatives. This position will focus on Kirkland’s Transactional practice, and you should have thorough knowledge of the private equity space as well as the elements of an M&A transaction, with the ability to distinguish between various types of deals.
This position will report to the BI Manager in New York with additional guidance from the Global BI Associate Director and the New York BD Director. The BI group operates alongside nearly 125 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.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
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