Global Proposal Coordinator

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Title :

Global Proposal Coordinator

Location :

Orange County

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, Washington, D.C., or California, the Global Proposal Coordinator will support the Global Proposal Assistant Manager and will be responsible for helping to manage and develop complex, strategic business development proposals, including responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), direct client pitches, other specialized business development projects, and fee proposals.   This position requires a professional, highly motivated, organized individual capable of functioning in a fast-paced legal environment and comfortable reporting to manager based in another office and time zone.

This role reports to the Global Proposal Assistant Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead strategic proposals, including responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), various information requests from clients, and other specialized projects to further business development opportunities and new business generation.
  • Liaise directly with firm partners to strategize approach to proposals and develop content to assemble high-quality submissions for clients.
  • Work closely with other firm department heads to coordinate various proposal requirements and ensure a cohesive response in a timely manner.
  • Manage proposal reference materials to ensure accuracy and consistency across responses.
  • Track pitch and proposal outcomes for the entire department and assist with the monthly pitch report as needed.
  • Track and maintain client panel engagements.

Qualifications

  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound professional judgment and think strategically with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure;
  • Positive and professional demeanor;
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team oriented environment;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of contact management software;
  • Working knowledge of AP and Bluebook style guidelines.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, journalism or a related field;
  • 3+ years of public relations or marketing experience, preferably in a professional services setting;
  • 2+ years of proposal and/or business writing experience in a professional services organization.

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 $70-80k. 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.