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Denver

Legal Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number:1317

The Denver office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Legal Assistant. Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.   

Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, document productions, and hearings and trials. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager and Office Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials. 
Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials. 
Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms. 
Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage. 
Assists with document collection, review and production. 
Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed. 
Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies. 
Utilizes legal research software. 
Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings. 
Schedules lien searches and filings. 
Prepares closing sets. 
Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies. 
Organizes and schedules diligence materials. 
Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors. 
Prepares audit letter responses. 
Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet. 
Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. 
Excellent academic record. 
Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively. 
Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications. 
Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality. 
Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and the ability to work well under pressure. 
Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary. 

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Los Angeles

IP Litigation Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1188

The Los Angeles office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an experienced IP Litigation Legal Assistant.  The IP Litigation Legal Assistant will assist on all aspects of IP litigation matters.   Duties will include: Assisting  attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as daily assignments in relation to supporting active litigation matters and preparing for trial;  Supporting patent litigation, patent appeals and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC); Organizing  information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.

Requirements include:

  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.
  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief.
  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes.
  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures.
  • Prepare documents for discovery in response to opposing counsel requests.
  • Work with in-house and outside vendors for electronic litigation support.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work extra hours and travel as needed.

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New York

Attorney Recruiting Coordinator Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1323

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Attorney Recruiting Coordinator in the New York office.  

The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator plays a key role in the recruiting of the New York office’s associates and summer associates as well as the coordination the New York office’s summer associate program.  The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator also handles event planning and coordination for associate social and integration events and for a variety of recruiting functions organized by the Attorney Recruitment team.  Other responsibilities include: coordinating the onboarding process for the New York office’s summer associates; processing and reviewing associate and summer associate applications; coordinating the on-campus and callback interview process; updating and maintaining electronic summer associate assignment and evaluation system; producing and distributing attorney recruiting reports, candidate interview information and summer associate assignment evaluation information; coordinating law school student outreach efforts; and assisting Diversity & Inclusion, Career Counseling, Legal Personnel, and Professional Development teams as required.  

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum of two years of related recruitment experience is preferred.
Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.  Working knowledge of applicant database software.  
Knowledge of recruitment principles and concepts in a professional services or law firm environment.
Understanding of current regulations associated with a lawful recruiting process.
Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills.
Exceptional client service and problem solving skills.
Ability to work efficiently while multi-tasking.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while paying attention to detail.  
Demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary including attending Talent Development related events.

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Business Development Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1346

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Coordinator in the New York office responsible for providing support for business development activities for the Firm’s transactional practices, with the majority of time devoted to conference preparation, pitches/proposals and collecting/updating practice group experience information for submissions and rankings. This position works with lawyers, business development managers, and other Firm staff to coordinate practice group and individual attorney business development and marketing efforts. A successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and be dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our attorneys, our clients, and other members of the marketing department. 
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Supporting RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission.  Elements of this responsibility include, for example: 
o Working with attorneys, marketing staff, and other Firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.
o Organizing information relating to proposals and coordinating personnel contributing to the proposal processes.
o Identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content for proposals and pitches.
o Coordinating information and research requests with the Research Services and Finance & Accounting departments.
o Coordinating assembly/production and delivery of finished product.
Working with Business Development Managers to provide support for the full range of practice group marketing and business development activity, including sponsorships and presentations. 
Overseeing editing and production of individual practice or industry team newsletters or communications.
Collecting and coordinating data for practice group submissions to Chambers and other rankings/awards submissions.
Using InterAction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
Entering data into various databases, including: central proposal content database; attorney experience and deals databases; and pitch/proposal tracking database.
Managing practice group content on the Firm’s website, including biographies and experience highlights. 
Providing support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree required. 
Minimum of two years of marketing and/or proposal experience or related experience.
Prior experience in proposal assembly and creation preferred. 
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation. 
Ability to work independently as well as on a team. 
Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm. 
Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables. 
Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment. 

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Business Development Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1348

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Specialist in the New York office.  Working closely with the Senior Business Development Manager, the Business Development Specialist will primarily focus on providing support for the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Group. The candidate must be able to proactively and independently lead, prioritize and coordinate various projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Coordinating team meeting logistics and post-meeting follow-ups. 
Working with the Market Research Department to conduct and maintain competitive intelligence on clients, industries and competitors. 
Developing and coordinating events, client trainings, webinars and conferences.
Documenting and maintaining industry-specific experience and credentials.
Creating, editing and disseminating materials, including pitches/proposals and RFP responses.
Helping to execute and track progress of industry business development plan and strategy.
Developing an understanding of priority clients within the industry’s current work, key contacts, and practice offerings and work with Senior BD Manager on relationship building strategies.
Collaborating with team members and lawyers across the Arnold & Porter offices on cross-practice integrated client outreach and marketing campaigns related to the Financial Services industry.
Liaising with various Firm departments to carry out Firm wide initiatives related to the Financial Services Industry Group.
Handling additional related projects as assigned.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree required. 
Minimum of three years of marketing experience in a law firm or professional services firm; client or industry focus experience preferred. 
Basic market knowledge of the financial services industry.
Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
Excellent computer and internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
Use of InterAction and Marketing databases required.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Demonstrated maturity and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.

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Project Real Estate Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 2 Openings
New York

Job Number: 1338

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has two (2) Real Estate Project Legal Assistant openings in the New York office.  Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.    
Real Estate Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for pre and post-closing transactional work and due diligence investigations. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from deal inception through closure.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
Schedule lien searches and filings.
Preparation of closing sets.
Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
Organizing and scheduling diligence materials.
Update minute books and summaries of officers and directors.  
Preparing audit letter responses.
Conduct research using various resources including databases and the internet.
Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
Excellent academic record.
Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively.
Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality.
Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and the ability to work well under pressure.
Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary.

 

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Senior Collection Coordinator Research Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1314

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter is looking for a Senior Collection Coordinator to work in the New York office as part of an energetic, creative and service oriented team located firm-wide.  The Coordinator handles purchasing, invoice processing, serials and other activities to ensure the integrity of the print collection. The Coordinator also provides reference support for research services as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships and working with vendors on billing issues.
Acquiring print materials, processing invoices and maintaining firm and department databases, and allocating client-matter charges.
Conducting desk book audits, communicating with attorneys, and recording decisions.
Sorting and processing mail, establishing and maintaining serials and routing records and distribution lists, and checking-in and routing materials. 
Supporting cataloging by creating and maintaining holdings, item and patron records and processing new materials in the integrated library system.
Maintaining the resources, including shelving, withdrawing titles, filing and/or overseeing the filing contractor, shifting and shelf reading. 
Providing basic research support including interlibrary loan and document delivery services.  
Participating in collection review projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration, accounting or related subject preferred.  
Minimum of two years of experience providing collection management or technical services in a library, preferably law or business.
Knowledge of legal and business literature, including print and electronic resources.
Experience with integrated library systems.    
Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate large amounts of data.
Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for working with numbers. 
Ability to multitask.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.   
Strong client service skills.

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Washington, DC

Business Development Assistant Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1352

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has a Business Development Assistant opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Business Development Assistant provides project and administrative support to the Business Development Team preparing pitches, collateral materials and directory submissions for both the adversarial and transactional practices. A portion of this role is devoted to the collection and data entry of experience items into the firm-wide experience databases. This position provides general assistance to the full Marketing department as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Primary contact for filling routine requests for marketing materials from attorneys and lateral recruiting.
• Preparing pitchbooks, meeting materials, and other marketing collateral for clients and client prospects.
• Assisting in the development, editing, and production of PowerPoint presentations and other custom marketing materials.
• Assisting with general research requests, including lateral and competitive intelligence research.
• Tracking business development activities, including data entry and maintenance of the Firm pitch tracking database.  Preparing weekly pitch reports.
• Coordinating weekly firm-wide Business Development Activity reporting in InterAction.
• Guided by the Business Development team members, creating new records and making changes to Content Library custom experience pieces.
• Assisting the transactional BD team members with league table experience data.
• Assisting with the coordination of submissions to legal directories (e.g., Chambers, Legal 500) and subsequently entering or updating matters in the experience database.
• Serving as the primary liaison with Document Processing and Office Services Departments for the creation of marketing materials in service centers firm-wide. Including training, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise.
• Providing backup support including web site postings for the Marketing Communications Team when assistance is unavailable.
• Preparing and processing invoices, bills, and expense reports.
• Maintaining the CLE database and tracking other relevant presentations.
• Providing administrative support including setting up meetings, booking conference rooms, travel, and copying meeting materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:   

• Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
• A minimum of one year of work experience in a similar administrative support role.
• Proficient in a range of computer software applications, including programs and databases such as, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of general office support functions required.
• Extremely detail-oriented, with strong proofreading and editing skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate with staff and attorneys clearly and concisely.
• Proficiency in handling multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
• Ability to work smoothly as part of a cohesive, multi-functional team, with a positive, problem-solving and can-do attitude for a variety of tasks.

 

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Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1305

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the Washington, DC office. The BD Manager is  responsible for managing the creation and implementation of the Government Contracts Practice and the Aerospace, National Security and Defense Industry business development strategies, as well as other initiatives as needed. The Manager serves as the primary liaison between practice and industry groups and the Marketing Department and is responsible for coordinating the resources of the Marketing Department and other Firm resources in implementation of those plans. The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Practice/Industry group leaders and members to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage the day-to-day business development activities to ultimately grow the Firm’s practices.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the Government Contracts practice group.  Collaborates with the attorneys to develop business plans and marketing strategies for implementation.
Works with Practice and Industry Groups to identify trends and opportunities, and develops new business approaches and targeted cross selling opportunities.  Creates customized pitch material for specific opportunities.
Works closely with Practice Group lawyers to develop individual business development plans.  Provides regular check in and follow up with coaching as necessary to ensure success. 
Collaborates with Business Development Managers across all practice/industry groups and offices to identify or develop cross-selling opportunities.  
Manages RFPs, pitches and proposals from initial planning with the attorney team through to final submission.
Collaborates with Director of Business Development to evaluate opportunities and develop multi-disciplinary new business pitches and responses to RFP’s.
Works closely with Practice Group Leaders and Practice Management staff to develop effective practice/industry group meeting agendas and ensure follow up through communication of minutes and agreed upon action items.
Coordinates with event planning staff to identify, sponsor or create targeted industry conferences, in-house client seminars/webinars, speaking engagements and other special events for Practice and Industry Groups.  Identifies targets and works with Mailing List team to identify or create appropriate lists.
Coordinates with the Market Research team to secure the necessary business development research (including client, industry and competitive intelligence).  
Uses Interaction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
Identifies work or issues that are potentially media-worthy for the Media Relations team to implement PR, directories and other media placements for the assigned practice groups.
Coordinates with the Marketing Communications team in the development of  marketing materials and website content including practice area descriptions, brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
Leads the strategy and execution for directories and surveys such as Chambers and other ranking submissions.
Facilitates the integration of lateral partners and counsel into Practice Groups.  Works closely with new laterals to ensure execution of their business development plans.
Develops and manages Practice Group budgets.
Works with Practice and Industry Groups to measure and report progress on business plans and business development efforts.
Works with key client teams associated with designated practice groups.
Supervises and mentors Business Development Coordinator and Assistant activities including pitch and proposal materials; updates to practice descriptions, experience items and attorney bios; directory submissions and event logistics.

Qualifications: 

Four-year degree required.  Masters or J.D. degree useful.  
Minimum of seven (7) years of marketing experience; professional services or law firm background preferred, particularly in government contracts or related area.
Excellent computer and internet  skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
Use of InterAction and Marketing databases required.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
Demonstrated maturity and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
Knowledge of business development process in a services industry required.  
Experience in budget planning and client account management critical.

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CRM Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1195

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a CRM Coordinator in the Washington, DC office. The Coordinator is responsible for collecting and maintaining client information in support of firm-wide marketing and client development efforts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain all master and marketing/event mailing lists; ensure security groups are established and maintained; regularly audit lists against established "list hygiene" parameters and take appropriate actions to resolve data quality issues.
  • Create folders for campaign marketing lists; perform advanced/complex searches to meet campaign-audience criteria and populate lists; create and share web links to marketing lists and key functions.
  • Oversee the subscription management and email delivery failures processes and complete or route contacts' requests to update preferences and/or data.
  • Suggest ways to improve list quality and highlight opportunities to segment lists.
  • Manage data cleanup tasks for mailing list contact records including monitoring the system for duplicate contacts, merging duplicate contacts, ensuring contacts are associated with companies, etc.
  • Monitor CRM mailbox(es) and resolve or route requests,
  • Serve as primary trainer for ARC support and administrative staff with respect to marketing contacts and list management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of two years of CRM experience with LexisNexis InterAction.
  • Knowledge of CRM and Data Quality Management concepts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Strong Internet research search skills and proficiency with Customer Relationship Software platform LexisNexis InterAction required. Experience with financial databases will also be considered.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to manipulate data in common formats such as Excel and .CSV files.
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities within tight time constraints.
  • Ability to complete daily tasks while working on long term projects.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team.
  • Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously, to field conflicting priorities, to manage and meet multiple deadlines with minimal supervision, and to be a self-starter.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Director of Strategic Marketing Communications Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1347

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Strategic Marketing Communications in the DC office.  The Director is responsible for driving all activities related to visibility raising, marketing communications, PR and Media strategy;  and brand messaging for the Firm.  The Director is responsible for the Firm’s internal communications program including managing regular communications from the Firm’s leadership and oversight of the Firm’s intranet.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Developing and managing the positioning and messaging of the Firm. 
Enhancing the brand and raising the visibility for the Firm globally.
Building the recognition of Firm expertise across practices and industries.
Overseeing Firmwide PR and media relations including outside consultants.
Managing the full Marketing Communications Department and staff budget.
Supervising related Directors, Senior Managers and other staff as required. 
Serving as the senior advisor to partners, practices/industries, teams and affiliate groups seeking to raise their profile through marketing communications.
Serving as a senior advisor to Firm leaders/management. Providing guidance and preparing media talking points and Q&As, as appropriate for Firm management.
Overseeing the marketing communications efforts for new laterals: press releases, bios, internal and external announcements.  Serving as point person for Marcom integration.

Qualifications: 

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business is required. 
A Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business preferred.  
Minimum of ten years of marketing communications management required (in the professional services area desired.) 
Significant experience in the public relations and media relations is required.
Previous law firm experience a significant plus. 
Strong computer skills; preferred proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Experienced at strategic communications planning and implementation across all media.
Professional services marketing knowledge relevant to direct meaningful programmatic development and generate substantive recommendations.
Analytical skills, especially related to the ROI of Marketing Communications investment.
Strategic planning skills, especially related to brand/positioning.
Experience with managing social and digital media campaigns.
Experience in the integration of video in marketing campaigns.
Experience working with graphic designers to develop and implement a means to maintain graphic/design consistency across the brand in print/online/multimedia. 
Knowledge of public relations and implementation of related strategies for positioning and messaging to enhance brand awareness.
Excellent managerial, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
Superb communications skills, written and oral.
Creative, innovative thinker.
Strong media relations/journalism/message management skills. 

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Document Review Specialist Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1334

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Document Review Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The Document Review Specialist is responsible for the review and organization of documents before they are scanned into the Firm's records management and document management systems. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Coordinating and organizing material for destruction under the guidelines of the Firm's records retention policy; ensuring the data entry of the Firm's records management system is updated timely and meets the retention schedule; collaborating with attorneys and other legal staff with regards to material that should be maintained in hard copy form and/or destroyed; monitoring the firm-wide retention schedules for both physical and electronic files; coordinating the return of appropriate client files to clients upon their request; and assisting with the retrieval of physical files from off-site storage and assisting with updating the Firm's records management system as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

A minimum of two years' records management and/or legal assistant experience.
Ability to type 30 words per minute. 
Basic knowledge of scanning equipment. 
Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills. 
Ability to interact professionally with all levels of the firm. 
Ability to maintain confidentiality and be committed to providing excellent customer service. 
Experience with Records Management software, a plus. 
Ability to work additional hours as necessary. 
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. 

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HRIS/Administrative Coordinator Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1340

The Human Resources Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a HRIS/Administrative Coordinator in the Washington, DC office.  The HRIS/Administrative Coordinator is responsible for assisting with administrative compliance and annual evaluation projects and internal system audits.  The Coordinator will maintain the committee and administrative intranet pages and schedule/set-up meetings.  The Coordinator will report to the Director of Administration & HRIS.

Qualifications:  

Four-year college degree and or equivalent experience. 
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Intermediate Excel Micros/Macros knowledge.
Experience using Visio and SharePoint preferred.
Excellent administrative and organizational skills. 
Strong project management skills required.  Attention to detail is paramount. 
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously. 
Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively. 
Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.  
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent customer service.

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Information Security Assurance Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1336

The IT Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Information Security Assurance Analyst in the DC office. The Analyst is responsible for primary information security support related to client security requirements and obligations and litigation support business operations.  The Analyst coordinates responses to client audit requests and questionnaires as well as Firm-sponsored audits of third-party suppliers and vendors used by the Firm.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•        Client Support - Outside Counsel Guidelines and Terms & Condition Requirements 
o   Review & assess data security / protection requirements from submitted client Outside Counsel Guidelines and other applicable contractual requirements
o   Record and track all approved data security / protection requirements by client - including regulatory compliance obligations
o   Identify and assess client data security compliance requirements that will impact IT operations and projects
•        Client Support - Client Assessments & Reviews
o   Respond to client requests for information and questionnaires in support of client assessments and review of Firm IT operational and data security controls 
o   Create and maintain key artifacts and documentation as appropriate and needed to support client assessments and demonstrate controls as required 
o   Track and coordinate client remediation activities - including developing and coordinating internal remediation plans and activities
o   Provides assessment responses based on direction given by the Director of Information Security & Compliance
•        Security Compliance and Operations Support
o   Identify and track applicable enterprise security compliance obligations
Help assess compliance with key requirements and identify potential gaps for remediation
Track and document remediation efforts as appropriate and assigned
Provide reporting to management on compliance matters as specified by the Director, Information Security & Compliance
o   Support enterprise third-party risk management - helping to assess and ensure third-party compliance with applicable security requirements and controls; and, monitor and assist in the management of third-party access to key Firm technology and data resources.
o   Update and maintain appropriate information security documentation - including (but not limited to):
Information Security Policies, Standards and Procedures
Security and IT operations logs and records
IT operations and network diagrams and flowcharts
Other compliance evidence as specified and applicable

Qualifications:

College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.  
Minimum of three years of experience in one of more of the following areas: security, legal information technologies, compliance management, or information assurance.
Demonstrative knowledge of key technical skills and concepts including: information technology operations and architecture; information security control concepts and solutions; security compliance requirements; and security assurance/assessment methodologies.
Demonstrated effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation related to information security.
Demonstrated ability to identify, inquire, research and use independent judgment regarding challenges that are difficult to identify or where facts may be insufficient and misleading.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to champion causes with positive impact and change.
Knowledge of or interest in developing knowledge of information security standards and methodologies including security processes, tools and latest technologies.
Experience gathering and analyzing large amounts of data, generating reports, presenting information, and providing recommendations.
Experience maintaining and updating policies and procedures.
Experience handling sensitive or confidential information.
Experience preparing regular reports (daily, monthly, yearly) for a department or organization.
Experience maintaining records of regulatory compliance.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

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Manager of Marketing Operations Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1341

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Marketing Operations in the DC office.  The Manager is responsible for the  day-to-day operations of the  Marketing Department including facilitating the smooth administrative functioning of the team and the Department’s interaction with other resources in the Firm.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Development and ongoing management of the Marketing Department Budget
Facilitating  the development of the Firmwide Business Development budgets and expense approvals.
Working closely with Marketing Directors to manage the administrative requirements for strategic projects and initiatives.
Managing the onboarding and lateral attorney integration process within the Marketing Team.
Scheduling and assisting in the planning and organization for Practice Chair and Partner/Counsel meetings.
Coordinating the Marketing Department resources around new A&P office openings 
Managing and facilitating relationships with Marketing vendors including photographers, videographers and others as needed across firm-wide offices.
Working with the Firm and Marketing Department resources to implement projects like the Arnold & Porter History project and Alumni initiative.
Manage the compliance of Marketing Department contracts with HBR Consulting and other relevant departments.
Creating and maintaining the department org charts, job descriptions and job postings.
Interfacing with administration on Marketing Department space and equipment requirements.
Coordinating orientation and integration of the Marketing team staff firm-wide.  
Managing the Marketing Department Intranet pages.
Development of Marketing Department Policy and Procedures documentation and communication.
Planning the Marketing Department meetings, retreats and social gatherings.

Qualifications: 

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business is preferred. 
Minimum of six years of marketing communications or related business management required (in the professional services area desired.) 
Previous law firm marketing experience a significant plus. 
Strong computer skills; preferred proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. 
Expert in managing, analyzing and reporting in Excel.  
Experienced user of PowerPoint to create reports, org. charts, and graphs.  
Demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism, and the ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
Excellent managerial, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. 
Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. 
Successful candidates will be confident and comfortable working with senior administrative management of the Firm.  

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Project Assistant Teacher Children's Center 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1326

The Children's Center of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Project Assistant Teacher to assist in all of the classrooms (infant through pre-school) as a floater providing coverage for a temporary vacancy.  We anticipate this project role to last a period of approximately six months.  The hours for this position are 10:00a.m. - 6:30p.m., Monday through Friday.  The Assistant Teacher will work with the classroom teachers to implement our curriculum and to maintain a positive and welcoming environment. The Assistant Teacher will use his/her knowledge of best practices to support the development of the children.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• At a minimum a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
• A minimum of two years of experience working in a childcare setting.
• CPR/First Aid certification.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
•  Ability to perform activities with children for extended periods of time and be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities.

 

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Records Center Clerk Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1350

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has a Records Center Clerk opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Records Center Clerk provides support to both legal and non-legal staff. The core responsibilities include but are not limited to the receipt, maintenance and delivery of the Firm’s client/matter files and attorney’s personal files; Trust & Estate deposits; prepping of material for scanning/imaging; and maintaining inventories of files for accurate and prompt retrievals. 

QUALIFICATIONS:   

• Prior records experience in a law Firm is preferred. 
• Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstration of general clerical and typing skills.
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
• Ability to plan and organize work.
• Must type a minimum of 20 words per minute.
• Ability to maintain pleasant working relations with all levels of personnel.
• Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential
• and sensitive material.
• Must be available for overtime as determined by the Manager, Records Department.
• Must be available to work alternate shifts when requested.
• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

 

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1353

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Service Desk Analyst in the Washington, DC office working the 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday shift. The Service Desk Analyst is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm. Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of three years of experience in end-user support.
• Two-year college degree preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
• Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
• Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

 

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Staff Recruiting Coordinator Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1339

The Human Resources Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Staff Recruiting Coordinator in the DC office.  The Coordinator assists the Director of Support Staff and Staff Recruiting Manager with the logistics, scheduling and administrative aspects to the full-cycle recruitment process for all non-attorney positions as well as all temporary positions for the U.S. offices.  The Coordinator will report to the Staff Recruiting Manager and Director of Support Staff.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Recruiting

Scheduling interviews (telephone, in person, videoconference) which includes requesting conference rooms, sending calendar invitations, notifying the lobby of each office, requesting VC technology as needed, creating recruiting checklists, updating viRecruit and updating the recruiting documents. Also, greeting all DC office candidates.
Emailing candidates the software assessments and Firm application in advance and ensuring the information is received and disseminated to the Director of Support Staff and Staff Recruiting Manager prior to the interview.
Maintaining the viRecruit database which includes: entering/accepting candidates into the database, entering interview information, following up for feedback, closing applicant files and sending self-identification emails to candidates as needed.
Posting new positions on the Firm website, Intranet as well as other external sites.
Contacting employment agencies when new positions open. The Coordinator is the primary contact job boards.
Conducting reference checks and verifying dates of employment
Participating in the hiring of temporary staff.  

Administrative 

Processing expenses in Chrome River for staff recruiting.  
Providing clean-up in viRecruit.  Merging positions and cleaning data as needed.
Providing back up to others within the Human Resource department when they are out of the office as well as conducting orientation as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience.
A minimum of one year of human resources experience.
A minimum of 40 wpm typing.
Proficient in a range of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).  Experience working with applicant tracking systems is a plus.  
Excellent administrative and organizational skills. 
Attention to detail is paramount.  
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.  
Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously.  
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.  
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
Some recruiting knowledge would be helpful, but not required.

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Talent Development Assistant Talent Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1322

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Talent Development Assistant in the Washington, DC office. 

The Talent Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Attorney Recruiting, Career Counseling, Diversity & Inclusion, Legal Personnel, and Professional Development teams with a variety of administrative tasks.  Position may also include assistance with other talent development duties.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: process and maintain applications for summer associate and lateral associate candidates in applicant database; provide administrative support for on-campus interview, callback interview and offer decision-making processes for summer associate candidates; provide administrative and logistical support for summer associate program orientation, assignment and evaluation process, and events; provide administrative and logistical support for professional development and career counseling programming, meetings and events; provide administrative and logistical support for new associate on-boarding and orientation; provide administrative and logistical support for Diversity & Inclusion programming, meetings and events; process and track department expenses and invoices; manage Chief Talent Officer’s calendar, travel and expenses; process expenses for Directors and Managers in the Talent Development Department; monitor and process departmental email accounts; update departmental information on the Firm’s intranet site; and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  

Four-year college degree and a minimum of two years of administrative support experience in professional services, corporate or law firm environment or in lieu of a four-year college degree, a minimum of four years of administrative support experience in a professional services, corporate or law firm environment required.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint. 
Proficiency in HTML preferred. 
Excellent administrative and organizational skills. 
Strong project management skills required.  Attention to detail is paramount. 
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously. 
Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively. 
Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.  
Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary including attending Talent Development related events.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent customer service.

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Website & Digital Media Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1180

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Website & Digital Media Manager in the Washington, DC office. The Manager will fulfill a trendspotting function, understand changes in the digital marketplace and implement strategies that raise the bar and position the Firm as a digital marketing leader in the marketplace. The Manager will manage and support the development of marketing operations tools and systems that meet the big-picture needs of the Firm. This position oversees the spectrum of digital marketing systems, including the Firm's website, micro-sites, blogs, email marketing, social media, online video, accessibility, SEO, and analytics. This role will understand and implement best practices across the Firm's digital assets, social media, and other brand and marketing systems and proactively monitor them for improvement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the ongoing development needs of the Firm's website, including a focus on user experience and user interface design.
  • Ensure proper functionality of the Firm's marketing technology platforms, including but not limited to public websites and microsites, blogs, social networking platforms, email marketing, and related electronic templates.
  • Manage the maintenance and integrations required for the website, social media initiatives, search engine optimization tools, Google analytics, and other related systems.
  • Collaborate in pursuit of producing innovative and cost-effective digital media solutions and advise on best digital practices.
  • Responsible for the supervision of at least one other staffer. Also serves as the primary liaison with external website and digital media vendors and internal IT support staff.
  • Provide user training and support and creation of manuals and functional documentation for website technology platforms.
  • Establish priorities and recommend additional resources and tools to support website planning and execution.
  • Ensure functionality and data flow are working optimally between integrated systems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience working in a similar role. Experience working in a professional services organization preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience.
  • Prior experience working within a digital marketing landscape and in seeking out new technologies to help drive business in a competitive marketplace.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to exercise good business judgment, diplomacy, and discretion in complex situations. Ability to interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Able to translate technology 'language' to non-technology savvy people and have the ability to train others in the marketing/business development department on technology needed to support the department.
  • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter who is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and successfully, many with tight deadlines.
  • Able to work with all levels of Firm management and as part of a team.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and adjust and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to lead meetings, teams, and work groups to encourage participation, mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among participants; ability to coordinate the activities or tasks of people and/or groups.
  • Ability to manage conflicts and tensions that arise.

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