Directories Specialist

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Title :

Directories Specialist

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

 

Based in New York, the Directories Specialist will support the firm’s participation in industry directories and surveys with the goal of increasing external recognition for the firm and its lawyers.  The Directories Specialist will work with the team on the firm’s participation in Chambers, Legal 500, Euromoney publications, including Benchmark Litigation and IFLR, among others, as well submissions and surveys for various legal and industry publications.

 

This role reports to the Associate Director of Directories.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Draft directory submissions for the firm, practices and individuals
  • Organize a calendar system to track and manage deadlines
  • Assist with individual and firm profiles that appear in directories
  • Track results and draft/post results write-ups to firm website/intranet.
  • Handle administrative support functions, such as handling invoices, booking awards tables, reprints
  • Assist with scheduling of directory interviews
  • Quickly and accurately proofread submissions
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members

Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and organized
  • Exceptional professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact with executives comfortably
  • Strong written communication and editing skills
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as a self-starter and as part of a highly collaborative team environment
  • Excellent client service skills and a positive, high-energy attitude
  • Willingness to learn

Experience

  • University degree, preferably in Communications, English, or Journalism
  • 1-3 years of experience in directories-related legal marketing or communications is required.
  • Chambers-related experience is a plus. Prior experience in a law firm or other professional service firm is also a plus.

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

 

 

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $90-105k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.