Posted on August 25, 2021
Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for a Business Development Coordinator to support the Firm’s transactional practice areas and related sectors.
This is a new position on the team and will provide opportunities to engage in projects involving lawyers and team members across the US.
This role is best suited for an individual who is high-energy, detailed and organized, has a high degree of intellectual curiosity, and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
This role will report to the senior business development manager overseeing the team, and work regularly with team members to liaise with lawyers in support of various projects and initiatives to drive the development of new business.
Provide support in the creation, preparation and coordination of RFPs / proposals / pitches for new business development opportunities.
Maintain practice marketing materials and collateral.
Support the production of the group's client alerts, newsletters and related external client announcements.
Assist with collecting information and preparing drafts for Chambers USA and other rankings and directories and awards submissions.
Compile and track practice matter experience in firm’s global credential database.
Draft new lawyer bios and update existing lawyer bios with new content, including matters and awards / rankings.
Assist with conferences, sponsorships, webinars and other events and coordinate with lawyers and others to develop required materials.
Provide assistance for research projects, including client, industry and competitive intelligence and compile research reports for business development opportunities.
Support the development of PowerPoint and other types of presentations and exhibits for lawyers' speaking engagements.
Collect and maintain information regarding business development plans and budgets.
Coordinate and track status of various business development initiatives.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Experience & Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 2-3 years business development experience in the professional services industry is required;
previous experience at a law firm is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented, self-motivated individual with the demonstrated ability to prioritize, manage multiple assignments, deal with ambiguity, and function as part of a cohesive team.
Must have strong communication skills; an ideal candidate will possess a strong professional presence, interpersonal communication, attention to detail, organization, time management and problem-solving skills.
Must be self-motivated while working in a team environment to drive forward numerous deadline-driven projects.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; experience with CRM a plus.
Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Dentons US LLP is an Affirmative Action Employer.
Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.