Business Development Coordinator, Finance

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Partners in the Finance, Latin America and Infrastructure & Energy Practice Groups with their business development initiatives and activities;
  • Prepare pitch, proposal and client meeting materials (talking points, research, etc.); offer recommendations and deliver tailored documents that tie into the proposed strategy and points of differentiation;
  • Conduct research on companies, industries, marketplaces and competitors related to pitches and other strategic initiatives; gather intelligence on legal industry trends to provide an overview of the competitive landscape and explore opportunities;
  • Collaborate with business development colleagues to maximize cross-selling opportunities;
  • Support practice-related events, seminars and briefings (planning, marketing communications, logistics);
  • Work with the Public Relations & Communications team on the implementation of communication strategies, including identifying hot topics in identified practice areas.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of experience in legal or professional services industry (preferred); BA/BS degree;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Fundamental knowledge of CRM systems (e.g., InterAction); proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project and document management systems; proficiency in online research and internet resources;
  • Research skills and ability to turn data into useful deliverables;
  • Knowledge of the needs and expectations of law firm operations, Partners and clients;
  • Knowledge of marketing principles, procedures, concepts and practical applications.

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