Do you have a passion for events and building relationships? Do you love working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? Are you excited about working with the most disruptive tech companies and their founders? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for!
Orrick currently has an opening in either our San Francisco or Silicon Valley office for a Marketing Specialist that will support Strategic Partnerships & Events for our technology companies group.
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. Our venture capital practice ranks #3 globally (Pitchbook) and we advise 3,000 of the most exciting tech companies on all aspects of growing their business. 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 #1 law firm on the 2019 list.
WHAT WILL YOU DO? Under the direction of the senior marketing manager, and in collaboration with our sales team, you will be responsible for the planning and execution of strategic business development and marketing initiatives, with a focus on driving event strategies to a high-standard. Responsibilities will include, among others:
Taking primary responsibility for planning and facilitating exceptional in-person events
Maximizing engagement and manage relationships with key partnerships
Implementing ROI tracking & analysis to quickly determine the success of each partnership or event
Providing thought leadership, strategic insight, and clear communication
Working successfully in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; manage multiple requests, assess priorities and achieve solutions
Communicating effectively with partner-level attorneys, key stakeholders and other professionals via email and phone
Performing other marketing and business development related responsibilities to support our tech focused marketing team
DO YOU POSSESS THE FOLLOWING?
Bachelor's degree; 4+ years of experience in event planning, community management, marketing
Tech, startup, incubator experience a plus
Organized, detail-oriented with strong project management skills and willingness to take initiative
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and CRM systems and knowledge of social media
Strong sense of accountability, ownership, and responsibility
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Must be available to travel domestically and work overtime
If you are a well-organized, detail-oriented individual with knack for events and a proven track record of combining business understanding and technical skills to effectively and efficiently manage projects, we would love for you to apply.
Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.
To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing 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 from consideration.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP