Recognitions Specialist

Recognitions Specialist

Recognitions Specialist


Marketing/Business Development


New York, New York

Employment Type



$82300 - $11600

Job Description:

* Assist with elevating the firm's recognitions content strategy and implementation to contribute to the firm's overall growth strategy;

* Participate in high-level content strategy meetings with Recognitions Manager and other BDEV team members and attorneys across the firm in preparation for directory and award campaigns;

* Help cultivate a culture of information sharing working in close collaboration with colleagues across Business Development;

* Form relationships with submissions editors and researchers;

* Help set best practices for creating submissions-ready descriptions for Business Development colleagues;

* Prepare and oversee the preparation of materials for recognitions-related interviews;

* Serve as an editor/writer for submissions as necessary, ensuring all involved have a clear understanding of deadlines, and are given ample time to create compelling submissions; and

* Track and benchmark the firm's recognitions activities against strategic competitors.

Job Requirements:


* An in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of Chambers and Legal 500 and the factors which impact rankings within and across categories;

* Excellent verbal and communication skills, including attention to detail and proofreading;

* Good judgement, critical thinking, and creative problem solving;

* A high level of customer service orientation; and,

* Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects and deadlines.


* Bachelor's degree (required);

* At least 5 years of writing experience (required);

* At least 5 years of editing experience (required);

* At least 3 years of experience with Chambers and/or Legal 500 submissions (required);

* Advanced proficiency in English language, punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills;

* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;

* Advanced proficiency in internet research and resources (Lexis Nexis, MediaMap);

* Advanced proficiency in project management;

* Advanced knowledge of the relevant surveys, rankings, directories; and

* Fundamental knowledge of legal concepts.