Job ID: 6165
Updated: Nov 22, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, 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
Business Intelligence (BI) is one of the fastest-growing areas in the firm, and deals with the lifeblood of strategic decision making: data. Pairing information with insight, the team equips partners with vital knowledge and drives new business initiatives forward.
The BI Manager in Chicago will have oversight of BI initiatives and team members dedicated to the office. In this role, you will help direct the pipeline of research requests—for local and other key geographies—and compile various types of briefings as needed. You will collaborate with BI leadership, senior attorneys, and other administrative staff to identify high-value projects and opportunities, such as targeting initiatives and competitive intelligence. You will also be instrumental in helping shape the growth and development of the full BI team.
The BI Manager will also be an active contributor to a broader team of more than 135 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to Kirkland’s overall business development, marketing and communications function. Our international Business Development Department 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
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly an expertise with Excel, PowerPoint and Word, is required. Experience with Adobe and SharePoint are preferred.
This job operates in a fast-paced, professional office environment. A poised demeanor and adaptability are important. Occasional overtime work may be needed.
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