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Business Development Coordinator - DC or NY

Do you love marketing? Do you have experience in the legal industry? Would you like to work with one of the top law firms in the US? If so, R & W Group has a great new opportunity! One of our favorite law firm clients is looking for a Business Development Coordinator in NY or DC. In this role, you would be responsible for supporting the business development activities for the Transactional practice groups. The majority of time will be devoted to pitches/proposals and practice group experience information for submissions and rankings. You would work closely with lawyers, business development managers, and other firm staff to coordinate practice group and individual attorney business development and marketing efforts.  You must be a self-starter, with a strong work ethic, dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our attorneys, clients, and other members of the marketing department. While you would have plenty of individual responsibilities, this individual works as part of team that supports each other as needed on all marketing and business development projects.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission.  Elements of this responsibility include, for example: 

  • Working with attorneys, marketing staff, and other Firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.

  • Organizing information relating to proposals and coordinating personnel contributing to the proposal processes.

  • Identifying most applicable content and editing existing content for proposals and pitches.

  • Coordinating information and research requests with the Research Services and Finance & Accounting departments.

  • Coordinating assembly/production and delivery of finished product.

  • Working with Business Development Managers to provide support for the full range of practice group marketing and business development activity, including sponsorships and presentations.

  • Overseeing editing and production of individual practice or industry team newsletters, blogs, or other communications.

  • Collecting and coordinating data for practice group submissions to Chambers and other rankings/awards submissions.

  • Using InterAction to identify and confirm relationship targets.

  • Entering data into Foundation, the firm’s database for proposal content, experience items and pitch/proposal tracking.

  • Providing support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Minimum of one year of marketing, business development, and/or proposal experience, preferably in professional services or law firms.  Legal marketing experience is preferred.  IP or Environmental experience is a plus.

  • Minimum of three years of writing experience. 

  • Prior experience in proposal assembly and creation preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation.

  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.

  • Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.

  • Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables.

  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.


The anticipated base salary for this position is $60,000 to $75,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.  Solid benefit package.   

To be considered, please click here to submit a cover letter and resume to us online or register with us at


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