Operating in over thirty countries – and at the forefront of our industry – Allen & Overy is one of the world’s leading law firms. The work we do makes headlines, breaks new ground and sets precedents. Ambitious, creative and inclusive, we embrace new ways of thinking. That’s why we’ve been named the Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe by the Financial Times five times. By combining our strengths and investing in our teams, we provide our people with the support they require to unleash their potential.
Join our firm and you’ll be part of a flexible and inclusive culture underpinned by openness and acceptance. We’re driven by the belief that, to perform, people need support, space and the right tools to collaborate. By combining those values with an ambitious outlook, we can give you the opportunity to learn from a dynamic team in a fast-paced and rewarding environment.
Our Luxembourg Business Development and Marketing & Communications (BD & MarkComs) department is currently looking for an Intern for a 6-month internship (m/f) starting in January 2021.
Our Luxembourg BD & MarkComs team contributes to the setting and achievement of the Luxembourg office’s overall strategy and business objectives, supporting lawyers in developing their business. This includes building and maintaining client relationships, winning new clients, focusing on key client sector groups, increasing the visibility of the firm on the Luxembourg market and across borders, and positioning the firm as the leading and the most advanced law firm on the market. Thanks to the international nature of the work of our Luxembourg office, our team collaborates on a daily basis with the members of A&O’s international network of business development and marketing professionals, providing support across offices, practice groups, sectors and clients.
Role purpose and responsibilities
We are currently looking for a motivated, responsible and a detail-oriented team player who will support our BD & MarkComs team across several of its functions and activities, notably in respect of:
Contact management (expected to cover 70% of the intern’s time):
Maintaining up to date the office’s contact management system
Ensuring data remains consistent across the database
Working with the various relevant stakeholders in ensuring that relevant data processes are followed
Acting as a point of contact for general questions and queries within the office in respect of the database
Marketing activities (expected to cover 30% of the intern’s time)
Providing support with respect to the organisation of virtual and hybrid seminars/conferences
Providing support with respect to social media campaigns, e-alerts, brochures and publications
Providing support with respect to the preparation of client presentations
Excellent communication (written and oral) and collaboration skills – engaging with others and working effectively as a team
High attention to detail (quality over quantity)
Organised and capable of anticipating as well planning ahead.
Willing to suggest new ideas and taking initiatives
Who we are looking for
You are currently at University, ideally at Masters degree (1st or 2nd year) level
You are looking for a 6-month internship starting in January which is covered by a university agreement
Ideally, you have already had a first professional experience as an intern with a large company. Any past experiences dealing with database management and marketing activities would be considered an asset.
You have a good command of English (written and oral). French or German would be considered an asset.