Job ID: 5943
Updated: Aug 23, 2021
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
We are looking for an assistant to support the marketing and business development efforts of the Firm’s Litigation Practice as part of the Business Development team in our New York office.
The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, strong work ethic, a general understanding of the Firm’s core litigation practices, and is eager to pursue a career in legal marketing.
The assistant will support a variety of functions, including pitches and proposals, events, speaking engagements, conferences, contact relationship management, marketing collateral maintenance, litigation tracking and reporting, survey responses and award submissions, business intelligence and communications.
You will report directly to the Litigation Associate Director in New York with additional oversight and direction from the Associate Director, Manager and Coordinator for Litigation Business Development based in our Chicago office.
The assistant will also communicate and collaborate daily with more than 125 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
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