Job ID: 5621
Updated: Apr 7, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Category: Administrative Management
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 LLP is seeking a Pro Bono Coordinator. This individual will support the firm’s pro bono initiatives, working with our New York and Firmwide Pro Bono team. This is a non-exempt position, reporting to the global director of pro bono and supporting the New York and Firmwide pro bono practice.
The Pro Bono Coordinator will work closely with the pro bono team to assist in helping attorneys find meaningful pro bono work that interests them. Primary responsibilities include, interacting with legal service organizations and nonprofits to solicit or bid for new matters, determining capacity and interests of attorneys in the New York office (and elsewhere, at times), communication with partner coordinators regarding program goals, assisting with high-volume projects, and otherwise supporting the pro bono program.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, flexible and adaptable, possess excellent proofreading and communication skills, have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, be able to meet concrete deadlines, have a can-do attitude, and be a solid team player.
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