This job posting is no longer active
Job ID: 6388
Updated: Mar 15, 2022
Location: San Francisco, CA, 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
Kirkland & Ellis is one of the world’s leading law firms recognized as a market leader across M&A, commercial litigation, Intellectual Property and restructuring, with approximately 3,000 lawyers practicing from 18 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. We are seeking an Associate Director of Business Development and Marketing to drive strategy and provide hands on day-to-day support for Kirkland’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.
Kirkland & Ellis is looking for a sophisticated business development professional to drive the business development and marketing strategy for Kirkland’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. The Business Development Associate Director is a member of Kirkland’s firm-wide business development and marketing department and is responsible for a full range of business development and marketing activities for Kirkland’s San Francisco and Palo Alto offices.
The Associate Director of Business Development (Bay Area) is part of a growing West Coast Business Development team that includes business development professionals in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City and is part of a larger 140-person international business development team.
In this position, you will work closely with the Bay Area partners to drive strategic business development and marketing initiatives to strengthen relationships with key firm clients as well as to create targeted initiatives to attract new clients.
The ideal candidate is a strategic, self-motivated innovative leader who is an effective communicator with with strong business acumen and the ability to execute multiple projects and priorities simultaneously. A market leader in M&A handling more transactions than any other law firm since 2017, the successful candidates will have deep corporate M&A and related experience in the legal, financial services (private equity, investment banking, etc.) or professional service industry.
Essential Job Functions
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in Kirkland & Ellis LLP. To complete an application and submit your resume, please click "Apply Now."
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
The www.kirkland.com job postings and recruiting mailbox are for candidates only. If you are a recruiter, search firm or employment agency, and do not have a signed contract with Kirkland & Ellis LLP ("K&E") and have not been asked specifically to submit candidates, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if K&E hires the candidate. Direct contact with K&E employees in an attempt to present candidates is inappropriate and will be a factor in determining any future professional relationship with the Firm. #LI-Hybrid