R & W Group has a number of phenomenal opportunities with some of its one of its favorite law firm clients! We are looking for a Business Development Coordinator and Manager to work with a stellar team! In this role you will assist in the creation and maintenance of BD and marketing collateral, coordinate outside events to improve the profile of the practices handled by your team, and draft Attorney bios, RFPs, team charts, presentations (in addition to other job duties).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Coordinator/Specialist):
Update practice information on the Firm’s website and intranet site, as well as coordinating occasional publication of practice and transaction specific information on external websites.
Work with Manager and regional marketing team on practice group events and seminars. Coordinate and arrange monthly practice development meetings and CLE presentations as requested by Managers.
Assist Manager and/or lawyers in the preparation of client proposals and pitches, through formal RFP response processes as well as on an ad hoc basis.
Help develop and implement systems to acquire and manage representative experience and transaction lists.
Draft and edit practice group descriptions, lawyer biographies and client presentations to further develop the Firm’s business development opportunities. Work with Manager and pitch/proposal team members to help maintain library of materials for pitches, proposals and RFP responses.
Conduct research on clients/prospective clients and industry trends along with occasional competitive intelligence projects to develop knowledge of our clients, their industries and their legal needs.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university, preferably in finance, economics, business, marketing or similar field
3 + years of marketing-related experience
Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility and take initiative to drive projects; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
Excellent writing and proofreading skills
MS Word, PPT, Excel, InterAction (or other CRM program) experience
Legal marketing and/or strategic planning, sales, market assessment or positioning in other professional services industry
Finance, business or professional services marketing knowledge a plus
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Business Development Manager):
Business Development Manager position will entail formulating and installing business development strategy across several practice groups; coordinating and overseeing large scale projects in tandem with Business Development staff, marketing staff, and practice group leaders; and working in tandem with individual practice group/department personnel to come up with high-level means of increasing business and visibility.
The successful candidate will have eight or more years of relevant Business Development experience, with strong preference being shown to shown to qualified candidates with at least three years of high level Business Development management in a law firm environment. Candidates must have experience managing high-level RFP, presentation and pitch, design, and event planning work. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience handling complex departmental budget work, managing multiple levels of marketing and business development personnel, and juggling several high level projects at once.
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