Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Sidley Austin LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

Posted on

Sep 15,2017

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Business Development and Marketing Coordinator Duties: Works with certain practices listed above to prepare and coordinate year-in-review reports for use in various industry survey submissions, e.g., Chambers USA. Helps to develop and implement systems to acquire and manage representative experience in the Firm’s experience management system. Assists Business Development and Marketing Managers and/or lawyers in the preparation of client proposals and pitches, through formal RFP response processes as well as on an ad hoc basis. Works with Business Development and Marketing Manager and others to help maintain library of materials for pitches, proposals and RFP responses. Updates practice information on the Firm’s website and intranet site, as well as coordinates occasional republication in external venues. Helps write and edit draft practice group descriptions, lawyer biographies and client presentations to further develop the Firm’s business development opportunities. Helps conduct research on clients/prospective clients, industry research and occasional competitive intelligence to develop knowledge about our clients, their industries and legal needs. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university. 2+ years of business development and/or marketing related experience. Demonstrated PC experience required: MS Word, PPT, Excel, Outlook, InterAction (or other CRM program). Preferred: Prior litigation experience including paralegals, JD Degree, docketing, etc. Legal marketing (especially in the practices listed above) and/or strategic planning, sales, market assessment or positioning in other professional services industry. Working knowledge of customer relationship management and other databases. Familiarity with docketing services and strong research skills. Strong organizational skills. Strong attention to detail. Good judgment. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others. Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion. Able to work under pressure. Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sidley Austin LLP
1 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603