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Senior Specialist - US Sponsorships

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 5, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Senior Specialist - US Sponsorships is an integral part of Latham’s Administration team. This role will be responsible for providing assistance to the Manager – US Sponsorships to run a successful sponsorships program in the US , while pro-actively leading the entire lifecycle of sponsorships and the firm’s participation, including vetting the opportunity, negotiating benefits package, submitting deliverables, leading planning meetings, outlining checklists, budget tracking, expense processing, vendor management, data management, and post-sponsorship analysis. This role will be located in either our New York , Washington, D.C. or Los Angeles office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Working with key stakeholders to define objectives and thoughtfully map out sponsorship participation accordingly
  • Evaluating sponsorship opportunities and advising on next steps
  • Negotiating and identifying favorable terms to achieve cost savings with vendors
  • Attending key sponsorships to evaluate opportunities and/or manage setup
  • Attending specified practice or industry group meetings to gain a working knowledge of subject matter basics

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact and communicate effectively with clients and staff at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Display the ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferably events qualification
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a business development or marketing role, preferably with professional services environment experience

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

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Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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Pay Range

USD $90,000.00 - USD $120,000.00 /Yr.