Requisition Number: 2022-12-04353-0174-001
Job Title: Content Management Coordinator
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hours: 40

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.

Content Management Coordinator

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Description/Job Summary

The Knowledge Department’s mission is to improve client value, efficiency and professional satisfaction by streamlining processes, capturing and leveraging the Firm’s knowledge by turning matter data into useful insights, and helping lawyers find documents and information faster. 

The Content Management Coordinators (CMCs) will be part of the Knowledge Support Services function that assists the various Groups within the Knowledge Department. The CMC will provide services including data entry, data extraction, data migration, legal technology support and research support.

As a CMC at Simpson Thacher, you will have the opportunity to work with a team that is breaking new ground in knowledge and innovation.  If you are detail-oriented, tech savvy, collaborative, eager to learn and seek to be part of a dynamic team on the leading edge of technology, the CMC role may be the right opportunity for you.


  • Perform data entry, cleanup and housekeeping on various databases and systems (e.g. entering data from hard-copy (pdf) forms into an electronic database)
  • Perform data extraction and data migration (e.g. extracting, organizing and moving data from a database to the Firm’s iManage document management system)
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of documents in the Firm’s and Knowledge Department’s collections in various databases, including SharePoint and iManage
  • Maintain document repositories
  • Assist in updating process documents (e.g. documenting and updating step-by-step instructions, playbooks and process guides for the services delivered by Knowledge Support Services)
  • Profile Knowledge documents with metadata to conform with the Firm’s content governance policies
  • Assist with the administration of various legal technologies (e.g. setting up, adding content to and maintaining client collaboration sites)
  • Conduct research (e.g. researching profiles on LinkedIn, finding public documents on corporate websites, etc.).
  • Provide administrative support, as needed

Required Experience

  • Experience in an office setting
  • Understanding of computer networks, databases and libraries
  • Advanced experience with MS Office; tech savvy
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to proofread for contextual, grammatical and spelling errors
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities in a high-pressure environment with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Highly professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Willingness to learn

Preferred Experience

  • Previous work with a law firm or knowledge department preferred

Required Education

  • High School diploma required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Salary Information

The estimated base salary range for this position is $55k to $65k 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. This role is non-exempt meaning that it is overtime pay eligible.

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