Requisition Number: 2022-11-04126-0167-001
Job Title: Data Steward
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Data Steward

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Description/Job Summary

The Data Steward is responsible for supporting the Business Development department by organizing, maintaining and analyzing information and data to improve the efficiency of data-related processes and expand the ability to report on business development activities. The Data Steward will work with various teams throughout the Department to capture and input data into a centralized CRM database. This role will require the ability to synthesize information from various sources, including media reports, research platforms, BD work product, etc. The Data Steward should have experience working in Excel and maintaining records within a CRM database.


  • Support the quality of the Firm’s CRM database by analyzing records, evaluating data sources and implementing accurate updates
  • Improve data integrity by utilizing research platforms and data maintenance reports to identify out of date and incomplete information
  • Convert Business Development activities into structured data to improve the Firm’s ability to identify opportunities and stay connected to our clients
  • Maintain distribution lists by reviewing email bouncebacks and outdated contacts
  • Conduct research on new companies and contacts to improve reporting capabilities
  • Support the Communications team with cataloging media activity and Firm accolades, generating reports and maintaining records in the Firm’s CRM database
  • Assist in collecting, organizing and maintaining transaction experience and competitive intelligence reports for use across multiple channels
  • Support Business Development projects and other Firm initiatives as needed
  • Perform additional duties as needed

Required Skills

  • 1 plus year of entry level data entry or data management experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform these and other general business development routine assignments from an entry level to a professional role
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively in a highly competitive and demanding environment
  • Strong attention to detail and self-motivated to produce accurate, timely and complete work product
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills, initiative and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Must be comfortable working in a data and research-heavy role
  • Ability to apply logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs such as Outlook, Word, and Excel, with particular emphasis on the ability to manipulate and manage technical data
  • Must be flexible and willing to work overtime as needed

Preferred Experience

  • 1 plus year of office experience preferred
  • Prior experience researching and analyzing data preferred
  • Prior experience updating a Client Relationship Management (CRM) system (Salesforce experience preferred)

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Major in Technology, Business or related field preferred


Salary Information

The estimated base salary range for this position is $50k to $60k at the time of posting. The actual salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

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