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Job: Business Development Coordinator – Litigation / Government

Title Business Development Coordinator – Litigation / Government
Categories Business Development, Law Firm, Legal Industry, M&A, Private Equity
Location Washington DC
Job Information

Our top-tier global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Business Development Coordinator to assist senior team members with business development and strategic planning initiatives. Prior legal marketing/business development, paralegal or government relations experience preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with business development, marketing and strategic planning with a primary focus on┬ádriving business growth objectives across the litigation and government/regulatory practices
  • Under guidance of the Senior Manager execute strategic plans for individual attorneys, partners, practice groups, client teams, and industry groups across the US
  • Analyze and report on progress of all marketing objectives
  • Provide hands-on marketing and business development support including the preparation of pitches, proposals, RFPs/RFIs, and marketing collateral
  • Assist with awards, rankings and the directory submission process
  • Work with colleagues to coordinate and administer events, speaking engagements, sponsorship and thought leadership initiatives
  • Work closely withe the Business Intelligence Group to obtain and analyze client, prospective client and market research to identify business development opportunities and competitive advantages
  • Create and distribute of marketing collateral and thought leadership pieces
  • Assist internal communications team with the award submission process
  • Manage department database updates, practice and subject matter descriptions, website, biographies, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years’ of relevant experience in the legal, professional services, goverment or financial services industry
  • Highly motivated with a keen interest in developing a long-term career in business development and marketing
  • Paralegals or government employees seeking to transition to legal marketing / business development are encouraged to apply
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to process and summarize complex information required
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and achieve measurable results
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work in a high pressure and often stressful corporate environment
  • Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Resourceful, motivated and driven attitude with a “can do” attitude
  • Willingness to work overtime, including occasional weekends required
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