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Content Specialist (Pitch Center)

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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Are you a creative, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Are you naturally curious and interested in the technology industry, including the innovative intersections between innovation, tech and life sciences? Do you love working with smart, dynamic and diverse teams and driving progress on projects? 

The Role: Orrick has an exciting opening for a Content Specialist (Pitch Team) who is ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm. This hybrid position will be in the based in any of Orrick’s U.S. offices (Austin; Boston; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Menlo Park; Orange County, Portland, Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Monica, Seattle, Washington DC or Wheeling, WV).

What will I do? In this role, you will provide direct support to our Marketing Team and lawyers in the execution of client-focused opportunity responses for our Corporate and Transactional practices – with a focus on the Technology sector. You will also have the chance to support client opportunities across our Tech & Innovation, Energy & Infrastructure and Litigation & Regulatory practices on occasion. 

With each new opportunity, you could be crafting a winning pitch focused on anything from our wide array of capabilities to support startups from capital raising through public listing to our leading corporate governance and ESG practice. In collaboration with our Marketing and Communications teams, you will create and manage strategic firm and practice content. As a member of the Pitch & Pursuits Team (Pitch Team), a key unit within our overall global Marketing department, and at the direction of the P&P Managers, you will play a dynamic role in supporting the firm’s, department’s and team’s objectives and strategies.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • In collaboration with lawyers and staff, you will lead pitch, proposal and RFP response drafting and coordination
  • You will regularly analyze and review practice marketing collateral to ensure brand and messaging alignment
  • Collaborating with a wide team of contributors, you will lead superior maintenance and organization of marketing materials within the department’s materials library
  • Track the status of existing opportunity responses and manage opportunity data for assigned pitches, proposals and RFPs, including outcomes collection
  • In collaboration with practice marketing and data teams, regularly review current experience related to assigned practices areas, ensuring its inclusion in core materials
  • Cover tight turnaround proposals within the required timeframes and meet deadlines – including flexibility in after-hours and occasional weekend responsibilities
  • Participate in pitch debrief sessions to identify areas of strength and areas for improvement across content and process
  • Develop and own specific P&P functions, as assigned by the P&P Managers, to improve firmwide marketing and P&P processes, technology utilization and/or content
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Your Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in Communications, English or other writing-intensive field preferred.
  • Strong writing skills, with the ability to craft a compelling corporate story within a sales context. Applicants will be required to provide writing samples.
  • Three to five years of prior law firm or professional services firm writing and/or business development experience preferred.
  • High-level attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Advanced ability to analyze large amount of information and data for key takeaways and crafting of messaging points.
  • Technology sector knowledge and/or Corporate or Transactional practice knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent word-processing computer and Internet skills necessary; high proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as SharePoint.
  • Ability to become proficient in the use of the following marketing systems and tools: Orrick's Biography Tool, ServiceNow Project Management Platform; Orrick's Portal; and other relevant firm systems.
  • Superior project management skills, including independent discernment and decision-making with strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to gain agreement and to build positive relationships within the firm through quality work and through leadership.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing list of priorities and excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly productive, flexible and can handle stress with the ability to effectively balance projects and prioritize tasks.

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today serves clients in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration. Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*.  

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off. 

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm. 

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/careers/

No phone calls please. 

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

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Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-09-03

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