Business Development Coordinator

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 03-14-2018
KJM Staffing Solutions has a great opportunity for a Business Development Coordinator. Our client is a top ranked global law firm and this role will be based in the New York office (hours are 9:30-5:30).  This role offers a high base, excellent benefits and growth opportunities within a large law firm.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Support Business Development Managers (BDMs) with research, writing, editing and production support for pitches, RFP responses and proposals, ensuring on-time delivery of a high-quality work product
  • Update and maintain the firm’s matter database, and marketing and business development collateral
  • Provide BDMs and lawyers with high-quality competitive intelligence research using proprietary data, subscription databases and Internet-based research
  • Write effective content for a wide variety of end products, including research dossiers, pitch materials, marketing collateral, social media and the firm’s website  
  • Prepare and submit responses to Chambers, Legal 500 and other legal directories; working closely with BDMs on content development
  • Assist BDMs with planning and executing events in the firm’s amphitheater, as well as off-site events involving clients and third-party organizations; provide on-site support for major firm events
  • Collaborate with BDMs to create and maintain mailing lists, contact lists and client data using the firm's CRM database, InterAction
  • Regularly collaborate with other firm professionals and perform other related duties as assigned
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous law firm or professional service experience in a similar role preferred
  • Knowledge of business development principles, procedures and concepts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Proficiency in researching companies, industries and individuals, and an ability to distill key concepts into concise executive summaries
  • Basic understanding of InterAction or a similar CRM program
  • Excellent writing skills required with the ability to effectively edit and proofread
  • Detail oriented; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative group of professionals
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