POSITION: Capital Markets Business Development & Marketing Manager
COMPANY: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
LOCATION: New York, NY
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’s Capital Markets Practice Group is experiencing phenomenal growth and has a broad mandate to integrate into all aspects of the Firm’s work for private fund sponsor and public company clients. As the Capital Markets Manager, you will liaise closely with the lawyers in the Firmwide practice and your colleagues to facilitate various projects and strategic initiatives to drive new business. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships among lawyers and staff to achieve results. Meticulous writing and proofing skills, and experience in the legal, financial services and/or professional services sectors are highly desirable.
You will also communicate and collaborate daily with the more than 140 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader business development, marketing and communications efforts of the Firm. Our international marketing team provides seamless service to our attorneys, with a focus on quality, innovation and responsiveness. We are looking for a self-starter, with good judgement and an interest in a professional services career. It’s an exciting time to join a collaborative team providing essential support for new and ongoing business opportunities.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
This role requires interaction with attorneys and administrative personnel on a regular basis, as well as communicating deal information to various groups within the Business Development Department. The successful candidate will possess outstanding proofreading and communication (oral and written) skills, and the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment with meticulous attention to detail and a professional demeanor.
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