Business Development Coordinator

For the New York Office of a Boutique International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Support attorneys in the development and implementation of practice area, industry, office and market-driven BD initiatives;
  • Conduct competitive intelligence and benchmarking research and prepare briefing materials for attorneys on potential targets;
  • Assist in developing, executing and maintaining marketing collateral including pitch and proposal content, RFP responses, attorney biographies, practice descriptions and internal/external communications;
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of and act as Firm resource regarding: attorney and practice group expertise, client base and Firm experience, legal industry and business trends, practice-specific marketing materials and media;
  • Monitor and report on trends and issues impacting clients and report on market trends, internal financial information, competitor information and pitch activity;
  • Develop strong working relationships with key partners in all practice areas and the other members of the Marketing & BD team.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of legal experience; bachelor's degree required;
  • Intellectually curious, motivated, team player with an entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Experience with the use of online information databases, tools and resources; strong research and writing skills;
  • Outstanding client service orientation and listening skills; comfortable and confident in interacting with Firm leadership and attorneys;
  • Self-motivated with excellent project management skills and attention to detail;
  • Proactive problem solver and issue spotter.

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