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Business Development/Marketing Assistant
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Requirements

Required:
• At least three years of marketing-related experience
• A Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university, preferably in finance, economics, business, marketing or similar field
• Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility and take initiative to drive projects
• Strong organizational skills for workload
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
• Excellent writing and proofreading skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Able to multi-task and prioritize
• Demonstrated PC experience required: MS Word, PPT, Excel
• Proven professional demeanor including punctuality, clear and appropriate communication and ability to work within a structured environment

Preferred:
• Legal marketing (especially in the practices listed above) and/or strategic planning, sales, market assessment or positioning in other professional services industry
• Energy, Finance, business or professional services marketing knowledge a plus
• Experience with legal industry advisory rankings in Chambers and other media outlets

Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Good judgment
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
• A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
• Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

Description

The Business Development and Marketing Coordinator will be a central part of the team that primarily serves a portfolio of practice area teams including Energy and Project Finance. The Coordinator is involved in a variety of projects including: assisting in the creation and maintenance of business development and marketing collateral (including pitches, presentations and web materials); coordinating drafts of directory submissions and client references; and coordinating activities to improve the profile of the practices involving outside organizations, such as sponsorships and other major events. S/He takes an active role in learning about assigned practice areas and developing the groups' and the Firm's internal knowledge base regarding its clients and potential clients. The Business Development and Marketing Coordinator also works closely with the other Business Development and Marketing Managers, Specialists and Coordinators in other global offices to coordinate marketing efforts. It is essential that the Business Development and Marketing Coordinator is a self-starter, who works well in a team environment across multiple offices and time zones.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In coordination with the team’s Business Development and Marketing Manager and the Director of Business Development and Marketing Manager:

• Works with certain practices to prepare and coordinate year-in-review reports for use in various industry survey submissions, e.g., Chambers USA and Chambers Global.
• Helps to develop and implement systems to acquire and manage representative experience lists and facilitates maintenance of experience databases. Coordinates with colleagues in international offices to foster and expand facility with experience database.
• Assists Business Development and Marketing Managers and/or lawyers in the preparation of client proposals and pitches, through formal RFP response processes as well as on an ad hoc basis.
• Works with Business Development and Marketing Manager and others to help maintain library of materials for pitches, proposals and RFP responses.
• Updates practice information on the Firm’s website and intranet site, as well as coordinating occasional republication in external venues.
• Drafts practice group content, lawyer biographies and client presentations to further develop the firm’s business development opportunities.
• Helps conduct research on clients/prospective clients, industry research and occasional competitive intelligence to develop knowledge about our clients, their industries and legal needs.

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