Business Development and Marketing

Business Development Coordinator/Specialist

Friedman Williams

Business Development Coordinator/Specialist New York NY

Job ID: 14396

Our client is seeking a Business Development Coordinator/Specialist to join our Marketing Department. This position will focus on assisting attorneys across all practice areas and office locations with business development activities. This position will report to the firms Business Development Manager and interact with all members of the firms Marketing team as well as firm attorneys and outside vendors and resources.

Job Responsibilities:

Prepare client communications, practice overviews, attorney bios, pitch and proposal content, and rankings submissions

Support attorneys on the development and implementation of practice area, industry, office and market-driven business development initiatives

Assist the Business Development Manager in supervising Business Development Assistant on rankings, pitch and proposal content and research assignments

Assist the Business Development Manager in supervising Marketing Assistant with client relations program and identify ways to improve and expand it

Populate and assist in the management of experience database, client lists and other database needs as necessary

Monitor and report on trends and issues impacting clients and provide competitive analyses

Develop strong working relationships with key partners in the practice areas and the other members of the Marketing & Business Development team

Develop in-depth knowledge of and act as firm resource regarding: attorney expertise, practice group expertise, client base, firm experience, industry/trade group organizations, legal, industry and business trends, practice-specific marketing materials, and practice-specific media

Interpret analyses of market trends, internal financial information, competitor information, and pitch activity as requested

Available to respond to requests during hours outside of the workday

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelors degree from a 4-year accredited college or university required

Knowledge of the legal industry and 2-4 years prior experience in business development in a law firm

Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent project management skills, organizational ability, and attention to detail

Familiarity with email marketing software (Interaction or other CRM experience a plus)

Demonstrated competency with PC applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Interpersonal Skills:

Intellectually curious, motivated, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

Ability to work independently without direct guidance on recurring assigned tasks

Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects with little direction

Self-motivated with excellent time management skills

Highly organized and detail oriented, while still being able to adapt to changing requirements in a fast-paced environment

Ability to maintain composure under pressure

Strong work ethic, highly reliable and dependable; flexible and able to work against deadlines; uses sound judgment

Outstanding client service orientation and listening skills; comfortable and confident in interacting with firm leadership and attorneys

Must be able to represent department and the firm in a professional and positive manner

If interested in this position, please send your resume to

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