Job ID: 6245
Updated: Jan 11, 2022
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 seeking a resourceful, self-starter to assist with the general management of our business development team in New York, which includes supporting various marketing and client engagement initiatives, along with a variety of special projects. As the BD Administrative Assistant, you will provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the New York business development function, including answering phone calls, scheduling meetings/booking travel and organizing department resources and infrastructure. You will act as gatekeeper to the department, channeling and responding to requests quickly and appropriately. You should possess strong organizational, writing and time management skills with the ability to interact professionally with high-level attorneys, staff and guests of the Firm. Meticulous data entry, writing and proofing skills are also essential.
You will report directly to the NY BD Director, and will also communicate and collaborate daily with more than 135 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications activities of the Firm. Our international BD team provides seamless service to our attorneys with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness. [Your role will also intersect with many other administrative departments within the Firm including Accounting, Diversity & Inclusion, Support Services, Purchasing, etc.]
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
A history of taking initiative is essential to success in this position.
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