Overview

Washington, DC

Summary 

Responsible for providing assistance with the day-to-day coordination and administration of services and activities for the department, with an emphasis on research and analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary

  • Conducts research of prospective targets, industries, markets, competition via firm-wide resources, online databases and librarian searches.  Stays abreast of best practices and market and industry trends; provides competitor research to assist the Business Development Managers in making strategic recommendations to the practice group leaders.
  • Updates and maintains practice-specific marketing materials, including lawyer biographies and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Produces local pitch books and presentations and conducts follow-up with key attorneys after client pitches.
  • Coordinates and participates in practice-sponsored events.
  • Analyzes industry sponsorships and executing agreements/logistics.
  • Maintains practice ranking submissions, deal lists and firm accolades.
  • Prepares meeting minutes and outlines action items from practice group meetings.
  • Supports a variety of marketing initiatives across the firm.

Secondary

  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Qualifications

Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience 

  • At least two years’ experience in business or marketing in a law firm.

Special Knowledge 

  • Superior analytical and research skills required.  Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and proofreading ability.

Technical Skills 

  • Strong technical proficiencies, particularly in the use of CRM/contact databases, Excel, PowerPoint and on-line research databases.

Attributes 

  • Must be proactive, detail-oriented, professional, self-directed and capable of executing/managing projects under tight deadlines.

Other Qualifications 

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and capable of working effectively with attorneys as well as professionals in all administrative departments.

Working Conditions

  • Job is performed in a typical office environment, but is subject to time pressures and constraints, and is often dependent on input from others.
  • Long hours are required periodically.

Salary: Competitive market compensation
Date Active: 4.20.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt