Business Development Coordinator

Boston, MA 02111

Posted: 08/28/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Sales & Marketing Job Number: 81896

A global law firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Business Development Coordinator to join their team. As the Business Development Coordinator, you will work with the Business Development Manager to strategize, coordinate and execute a range of business development initiatives for the Corporate and Capital Markets department. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Business Development Coordinator:
  • Develop a deep understanding of the firm’ s practice areas, including services, expertise, clients and competitors
  • Build strong business relationships with attorneys throughout the firm
  • Collaborate with Business Development Manager and other key stakeholders to develop, execute, and track various business development and cross-selling projects
  • Provide support for specific new business pursuits – including pitches, RFP responses and capabilities presentations
  • Develop best practice procedures for various programs designed to enhance the service provided from the team
  • Monitor market, industry and competitive trends for Corporate and Capital Market practice groups
  • Conduct research related to clients, prospects, industry segments and competitors
  • Work with Business Development Manager and Practice Group Leaders to plan, facilitate and attend department and practice group meetings, record notes and follow-up items
  • Assist in the collection and maintenance of key practice group information, including experience, client profiles, market intelligence and contact lists
  • Assist with the management of department and practice group budget processes
  • Plan conferences, events, seminars, webinars and other activities that offer networking opportunities and access to prospects for assigned attorneys
  • Liaise with Marketing and Communications team on website content, marketing collateral and other practice-specific content, respectively
  • Assist Marketing and Communications team to develop and raise practice area profiles through submission of rankings, surveys, league tables, sponsorships and practice group events
Requirements for the Business Development Coordinator:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree required and 4+ years of legal marketing experience, preferably with emphasis in business development
  • Ability to establish credibility with legal personnel at all levels of the Firm
  • Demonstrates an efficient mix of confidence, tact, patience and persistence
  • Intellectual curiosity and eagerness to understand the Firm's mission and business priorities, practice activities and related market dynamics
  • Commitment to client service
  • High levels of organization, communication and writing skills
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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