Administrative/Research Opportunities

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Market Research Assistant – for global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position supports the Market Research Manager and department.  Ideal candidate is a college grad with at least a year of administrative assistant experience in a law firm or other fast-paced professional environment.   Candidate will be conducting market and competitive intelligence research supporting the Firm’s client relationship management program in a wide variety of research activities.  Prior experience (internships count) in the marketing field is preferred.   Duties for this position include: Assisting with marketing research projects such as; preparation of company profiles, bios, litigation, corporate transactional and government regulatory data summaries, and news research. Candidate will also maintain and track market research requests.  Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, Proficiency in MS Office required, experience in Interaction or other client relationship management software is a plus, a minimum of one year of administrative assistant or analyst experience in a law firm or other fast-paced professional environment required, prior experience performing business-related research and analysis on markets, industries, companies, and individuals, strong written and interpersonal communication skills, excellent time management skills and attention to detail.  Salary is commensurate with experience, generous employee benefits offered.

Security Officers – Two opportunities with a prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.The hours for this position are either: the evening shift (2:30 PM. - 11:00 PM, Monday - Friday) or the midnight shift (9:30 PM - 6:00 AM, Monday - Friday.). Both full time positions with generous employee benefits and paid OT. This position is responsible for general overall safety for staff, employees, clients and property.  Some of the duties for this position:  Conduct safety and security patrols, provide escorts to parking facilities and metro stops for firm employees working after-hours, provide escorts for firm vendors throughout the office space, respond to medical emergencies, maintain daily security log for after-hour security operations, properly distribute security reports, obtain duplicate keys, issue visitor passes, conduct security brief for new hires, install various locks and replace/repair to malfunctioning equipment.  Position Requirements: Prior experience with MS Office, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, candidate must maintain qualifications as Special Police Officer, at least 2 years security/law enforcement experience required (law enforcement college credits may be substituted), Associates Degree from an accredited college, or graduate of a recognized law enforcement academy preferred, must be certified in CPR and First Aid by recognized Association, EMT Certification is highly preferred and must be attained within one year of employment. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Market Research Manager – for marketing department of prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for conducting market and competitive intelligence research/analysis to support business development initiatives, pitches, RFPs, and client targeting efforts. Some of the duties for this position include: manage and support production of competitive intelligence research and analysis, monitor key industry sectors and related news sources to identify information regarding potential new business opportunities, evaluate effectiveness of current research tools, processes and deliverables and make recommendations for improvements, supervise team members regarding research methodologies and tools.  Candidate should maintain a high level of understanding of the latest research methods and tools.  Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required, 5+ years of experience conducting business-related research and analysis, ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information into reports, Interaction experience preferred, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, prior successful experience working with high-level executives and professionals, prior experience working in a law firm or professional services firm.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Administrative/Practice Assistant for prominent International Arbitration law firm in DC. Ideal candidate has 4+ years of law firm experience supporting high level Partners. This position is responsible providing administrative support through all phases of an arbitration. Responsibilities for this position include:  preparation of client work; monitor incoming mail and email and responding appropriately; drafting correspondence (letters, memos, reports, emails, etc. including from dictation and markups); proofreading/editing correspondence; manage/coordinate schedules and calendars and make travel arrangements including transportation, accommodation, and itineraries;  schedule client meetings and events (including booking conference rooms and setup); assist with preparation of marketing pitches and other business development materials; assist with new business intake and new matter opening;  prepare client bills, budgets and process final invoices.  Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree, 4+ years of successful experience working in an equivalent role in a professional services environment; experience gained working in a similar role, ideally with exposure to arbitration/litigation.  Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, integrity and discretion when handling confidential information, prior experience with complex calendar management and scheduling, some billing experience strongly preferable,  prior experience with research and document production; specific knowledge of LexisNexis, Westlaw or equivalent would be helpful, Typing at 60 words per minute. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Conflicts Research Assistant – for prominent DC law firm.This position is responsible for compiling reports of client and potential client related entities and business relationships, utilizing a variety of databases.Some of the duties for this position include: drafting well-organized written replies to attorneys and staff regarding results of database search, business research, and database reports, assisting with maintenance of a confidential internal database of information regarding firm clients and all related parties to specific matters (including adverse, co-party, and “other” parties), assists in statistical analysis projects.Position Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of law firm or legal related research experience, prior experience conducting business and legal research, experience with Dun & Bradstreet, Hoovers, corporate family tree research, and the use of the Internet for legal and non-legal research; experience using Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw helpful, superior writing, analytical and business research skills, strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work well under pressure, Bachelor’s degree.Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Conference Room Scheduler - for prominent law firm in DC.  Take your hospitality (hotel/airlines/retail/restaurant) experience to the next level! Great opportunity to work in a highly regarded global law firm in their conference services department.  This position is responsible for being the "director of first impressions" for the firm and delivering superior customer service to clients and guests.  Candidate will answer busy phones and schedule meetings, seminars, lunches and other events in the firm's 80+ conference rooms.  Must be tech savvy with proficiency with Word, Excel and prior database experience. Training is provided on firm scheduling software. Ideal candidate can make a two year commitment and is looking for a career in the hospitality/events field.  Typing 40+ wpm required.  This is a busy spot requiring strong organizational/multi-tasking skills and excellent interpersonal communications skills. **Ideal candidate has 1-2 years of experience in the hospitality industry--hotels or airlines, for example. Prior professional experience in a front desk position or people/service position (waitress, event coordinating etc.) required, law firm experience preferred.  The hours for this position are 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.