1+ months

Content Specialist (Pitch Center)

Silicon Valley, Ca

Are you a creative, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working with smart, dynamic teams? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Orrick has an exciting opening for a Content Specialist (pitch Center) who is ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm. This position can sit in our Global Operations Center (GOC) in Wheeling WV or one of our U.S. practice offices.

In this role, you will provide direct support to our practice Marketing team members and lawyers in the execution of client-focused opportunity responses for the Energy & Infrastructure practices, primarily, and across assorted practice areas, as needed. Additional key responsibilities will include independent creation and ownership of strategic firm content and practice content management and updates in collaboration with practice Marketing. As a member of the Pitch Center and at the direction of the Pitch Center Senior Manager, you will play a dynamic role in supporting the firms, departments and teams objectives and strategies.

What responsibilities will you have?

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • 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 effective and consistent messaging on the practice/industry/geography and firmwide levels

  • Collaborating with a wide team of contributors, you will lead superior maintenance and organization of marketing materials within the departments materials library

  • You will manage comprehensive review of opportunity data for assigned pitches, proposals and RFPs, including outreach to partners for opportunity outcomes

  • You will regularly review current experience related to assigned practices areas, ensuring its inclusion in core materials

  • You will participate in pitch debrief sessions to identify areas of strength and areas for improvement across content and process

  • Additional team initiative and special project participation will be assigned to you at discretion of manager

Job Requirements:
  • Four-year degree in Communications, English, Marketing, Business or other related discipline preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong writing skills, with the ability to craft a compelling corporate story within a sales context. Three to five years of prior law firm or professional services firm writing experience preferred.

  • Extraordinary attention to detail and proofreading skills. Applicants will be required to provide writing samples.

  • Advanced ability to analyze large amount of information and data for key takeaways and crafting of messaging points.

  • Energy & Infrastructure sector 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 Proposal Software; Orrick's Portal; and Relevant Marketing Resources therein, such as: O(ex); Enterprise Search; Client Snapshot; and eReports.

  • Strong 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.

  • Extraordinary ability 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 we are: Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. 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, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

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.

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



Posted: 2019-07-15 Expires: 2019-10-10

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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