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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Business Research Coordinator, Temp, Orrick (Various incl. NY)

(Orrick has an NYC office and will consider it as a location for this position.)

Business Research Coordinator, TemporaryOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLPLocation: Wheeling, WV or Any US office

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a temporary Business Research Coordinator. This position will be located preferably in the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV. We will consider other Orrick US Office locations.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is one of only five law firms to make the 2017 list.

Responsibilities:As a Temporary Research Coordinator, your primary responsibility will be to coordinate and handle research requests from members of Orrick's Marketing and Sales teams, as well as Orrick attorney’s, staff and other internal departments.

Using the necessary databases, both external and internal, you will also provide basic research for some requests.

         You will handle the process of compiling information from a several internal departments at Orrick, including, but not limited to, Reports, Finance, Conflicts, R&I and KM and organizing this information into a finalized deliverable.
         You will provide some business research assistance using a variety of internal and external databases and resources, such as experience and relationship databases, BoardEx, LinkedIn, Monitor Suite, etc.
         You will participate in special projects as assigned by the Business Research Manager.

Qualifications:         Bachelor's degree in Business, Library Sciences, English, Journalism, or other communications-related discipline required
         You will have experience within a professional services or corporate environment; law firm experience preferred, especially project management experience
         Knowledge of web research techniques; database skills and familiarity with some standard market research sources
         Excellent computer and Internet skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with document management systems preferred.
         Ability to adapt to a changing environment and to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, flexibility and innovation required.
         Experience in working and communicating (written and orally) with lawyers and other professional staff required
         High level of initiative and independent thinking required
         You will possess excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
         Highly motivated and enthusiastic
         Possess the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
         You will be able to consistently meet deadlines
         Detail oriented
         Demonstrated customer focus and customer service orientation

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 formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, a team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.

Our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.
Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit 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 Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered.

No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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

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