Motivated, self-directed Directory and Research Coordinator to work in the Marketing Department and assist Marketing personnel and firm attorneys on directory and survey submissions and general research requests. The Coordinator plays a critical role in managing the firm’s responses to directories, surveys and ranking requests, including managing the overall effort, as well as guiding the Practice Development Liaisons in developing concise and informative responses. This position also helps to bolster the firm's diversity efforts by compiling information from multiple departments to respond to firmwide diversity surveys from both clients and outside publications. A secondary role for this position is supporting the Marketing team in the research function. In this capacity, the Coordinator manages our research tools, creates appropriate templates, trains the Practice Development Liaisons on the use of the tools, and provides direct research when required.
Successful candidates will have a strong capacity for working in a client service role in a team environment. The candidate must be extremely comfortable with writing and analysis to provide critical feedback in the directories and research reporting portions of the position. The Coordinator must also be proficient in the use of online information research services.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills—ability to synthesize, interpret and summarize relevant information from various sources and share insights in an actionable recommendation.
Basic acumen of businesses financials; understanding of SEC filings a plus.
More importantly, have an innate desire and curiosity to learn about business, industries and markets.
Previous experience in directories support required.
Knowledge or experience with Capital IQ, Bloomberg, Monitor Suite or other competitive/market intelligence tools required.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products required; experience with InterAction or other CRM application a plus.
Self-motivated and able to lead and work independently on projects as well as support team members in major initiatives as required.
Strong project management skills with experience in managing multiple projects at once.
Vedder Price is an international business-focused law firm serving sophisticated clients of all sizes and industries from offices across the U.S. and in the UK and Asia.
|Company Name||Vedder Price|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with experience|