Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Hill Newspaper's Jobs Listing

Jobs--Classified Listings in The Hill newspaper
(a small sample of what they have listed at their website)


Venable LLP, one of the top 100 law firms in the U.S., has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to partner with Government Division attorneys locally in Washington, D.C. and across the firm.

As an integral member of the firm's business development strategy team based in DC, the Business Development Manager will work closely with attorneys in the Government Division to develop and implement marketing programs for practice and industry groups; drive business development efforts, including RFP responses, client pitches and presentations; grow business from new and existing clients through the firm's national Targeted Client Team program; and ensure that the firm's marketing materials are aligned with strategic goals.

This position supports the efforts of the firm's top-ranked Legislative and Government Affairs practice, Government Contracts, Environmental, State and Local Government and Nonprofit Groups, amongst others. Candidates must have an excellent understanding of the business development process in a professional services environment; superior written and oral communication skills; strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and follow-up; the ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment; a minimum of three years marketing management experience, and a minimum of two years supervisory experience.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced marketing professional eager to contribute to the growth and success of our dynamic Government Division, especially in these turbulent and challenging times. The Business Development Manager – Government will report to the Director of Business Development.

Venable provides a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary and excellent working conditions in a professional environment. Visit our Web site at

Please respond to: Venable LLP, Attn: HR Dept., 575 7th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004; or e-mail to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Financial Services Paralegal (DC) (Job ID: 21538)

The DC office of Morrison & Foerster LLP seeks a Financial Services Paralegal to be part of one of the finest financial services regulatory practice groups in the United States. The firm brings to bear decades of banking experience and exceptional depth and breadth of financial services regulatory expertise. The position presents a unique opportunity to work directly with the firm’s financial services attorneys, who are deeply involved in both legislative and regulatory affairs on the federal and state levels. The position also presents many writing opportunities, including preparing and assisting in preparing articles, as well as outlines and PowerPoint presentations used for both internal and external speaking engagements and client presentations.
The firm requires extensive experience in dealing with banking and consumer financial services law issues and familiarity with federal financial services laws and regulations, along with familiarity with the federal legislative (including legislative history) process and federal regulatory process. Strong oral and written communication skills, research skills, superior proofreading and attention to detail, strong cite-checking skills and the ability to work independently, prioritize multiple projects, work overtime, and meet deadlines are required.
The firm also prefers a candidate with data security and privacy issues experience and a BA/BS degree along with related experience within a law firm, financial trade association, federal banking agency, or other organization involved in financial services issues.

Salary is competitive and the firm offers an excellent benefits plan.
Morrison & Foerster LLP, is an AmLaw 20 law firm with 16 offices worldwide and a premier global law firm committed to delivering success for our clients around the world. We achieve that by hiring the best talent for every position in our firm. Our progressive workplace policies and our commitment to diversity and collegiality create an environment ideally suited to teamwork and collaboration. We are proud of our numerous workplace awards, including being named to FORTUNE’s list of Best Companies to Work For, American Lawyer’s ''A'' list, and for several years running, have been the Vault survey’s #1 law firm for diversity.


Please apply on-line by visiting or click here to go directly to the Careers link.

This job is listed under job ID 21538.

Morrison & Foerster is not accepting resumes or referrals from agencies. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if Morrison & Foerster hires the candidate.

Legislative Assistant

Washington, D.C. office of a large national law firm seeks to hire a legislative assistant with experience/interest in health issues to join its dynamic, bipartisan public policy practice.

Responsibilities include counseling clients on policy initiatives; writing memos, issue papers, newsletters and other materials; conducting Hill and agency visits; keeping up to date on policy and legislative developments; and monitoring hearings, briefings and conferences.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree, 2-3 years of Capitol Hill or other public policy experience, strong oral and written communications skills, and experience with and interest in Federal policies relating to health issues and other areas such as appropriations.

We pay competitive salary and benefits. Please submit a cover letter and resume to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. EOE. M/F/D/V

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