US Business Development Coordinator

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide day-to-day business development and office support for the Americas Projects, Global Loans, Project Finance and LATAM Project Finance practice teams; collaborate with BD colleagues in other offices to help support these groups globally;
  • Work directly with the attorneys to draft/edit competitive requests for proposals, credentials, pitches and presentations both locally and internationally;
  • Conduct market research on existing and prospective clients and market issues which may impact clients' businesses; provide advice on effective marketing strategies to address these issues;
  • Work with the PR Manager to maintain effective press coverage on major deals, hires, client alerts and market developments;
  • Create and maintain the practice group’s collateral including meeting materials, practice brochures and general firm credentials;
  • Plan and manage client events and seminars including client dinners, hospitality events and seminars to ensure maximum stand-out and ROI.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of professional services experience working in a high-profile, fast-paced environment; experience in, and ability to deliver at, a complex organization;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), and ability to flex communication styles effectively;
  • A tenacious, proactive approach to achieving results and a demonstrable track record of helping to successfully grow a practice group; willingness and enthusiasm to develop an in-depth understanding of markets in which your practice areas operate;
  • A self-starter with the ability prioritize, multi-task and drive forward multiple projects, using limited partner availability in the most effective way; ability to meet tight deadlines while keeping calm and focused;
  • A strong team player, with experience developing successful working relationships with other business development team members;
  • Culturally astute with a strong ability to work effectively with colleagues from other countries on cross-border activities.

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