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Staff and Legal Support

Occasionally we have requirements for paralegals and legal support positions for individuals with experience working in a law firm.

To enquire, please send your CV together with a covering letter to:

Keran Hampson 
Jones Day, 21 Tudor Street,
London EC4Y 0DJ, United Kingdom

Available position(s):

  • Business Development & Communications (BD&C) Proposals Coordinator (Amsterdam, London, or Paris)
  • Practice Coordinator - Global Disputes

Business Development & Communications Proposals Coordinator (Amsterdam, London, or Paris)

Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Working as part of the global Business Acquisition Unit (part of the global Business Development & Communications department), the Proposals Coordinator supports all aspects of responding to RFPs and creating proposals and pitches, including developing drafts, finalizing the end product, overseeing submission to the client or prospective client, and follow-up to determine the result.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, time, and project management skills, able to handle many tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent English oral communication and business writing/editing skills, with meticulous attention to detail; multi-lingual a plus.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork, able to establish effective working relationships across regional, practice, and Firm lines.
  • University-level degree, minimum three years experience in a business and/or professional services environment, experience in the legal environment preferred.

ONLY RESUMES (C.V.s) IN .PDF FORMAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED
Principals only - No search firms
To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume and relevant results to tbanwell jonesday.com.


 

Practice Coordinator - Global Disputes

Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Practice Coordinator will be responsible for supporting leaders of Firm’s Global Disputes Practice with respect to their global Practice management and business development activities, as requested, working cooperatively with other lawyers and staff to advance and complete related projects and activities. The Practice Coordinator will from time to time provide similar support relating to the European activities of other litigation-oriented Practices, working in coordination with the leaders of, and the Practice Coordinators who provide primary support to, those practices. Assigned tasks may include analyzing management reports; drafting internal presentations and other communications (newsletters, quarterly reports); coordinating and providing research and analytical support for practice strategic planning and business development efforts; reviewing new client matters; assisting in the preparation of submissions for league tables, lawyer directories, and surveys; and maintaining internal resource systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • Four year college degree.
  • Minimum two years of experience working within a law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Previous Jones Day experience is preferred.
  • General knowledge of and familiarity with all Practices within the Firm, including specific knowledge regarding litigation and arbitration disputes, is preferred.
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work with a wide range of people in a team setting.
  • Strong organizational, time management, analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond positively to changing priorities.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships within the Practices, Department, and others in and outside the Firm.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Proficiency in general office applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email), and other generally used systems such as the Intranet and Firm website.

ONLY RESUMES (C.V.s) IN .PDF FORMAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED
Principals only - No search firms
To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume and relevant results to tbanwell jonesday.com.