About Kirkland & Ellis
Essential Job Functions
Qualifications & Requirements
Kirkland & Ellis is seeking an energetic, organized assistant to join the West Coast Business Development (BD) team in Los Angeles. This position reports to the BD Director in LA and will work closely with the local team, as well as BD colleagues in the Bay Area.
You will need to possess strong organizational, writing and time management skills with the ability to interact professionally with high-level attorneys, staff and guests of the Firm. You must be able to work independently while making intelligent, informed decisions. A successful candidate should have the ability to multitask and prioritize while working in a deadline-driven environment.
The West Coast Assistant will also communicate and collaborate daily with the more than 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to the broader BD, 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. In short, we are looking for a self-starter, with good judgement and an interest in a professional services career
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