Business Development Coordinator- Finance Specialty Teams & Finance Services Industry Group

Business Development New York, New York Atlanta, Georgia

We are seeking a Business Development Coordinator to support our Finance Specialty Teams and Finance Services Industry group. The ideal candidate should be professional, self-motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative, and passionate about building a business development career in a fast-paced, high-performance environment. The Business Development Coordinator will work alongside another coordinator to provide support and regularly work with various business development managers and lawyers.

Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  •  Create dynamic presentations in PowerPoint and Word for practice area pitches and RFPs under the direction of lawyers and business development managers.
  • Compile and maintain marketing materials including PowerPoint presentations, fact sheets, tombstones, content for the website, and other custom materials. Work with Branding and Design to apply brand standards and firm templates to projects. Routinely gather and centralize experience lists for use in pitches, proposals, submissions and other materials.
  • Coordinate with communications team and BD managers to compile information and draft submissions related to legal directories and awards, such as Chambers, Legal 500 and Law360.
  • Coordinate internal and external communications, including newsletters, press releases and ads.
  • Develop a deep understanding of specialty area and industry group goals and clients and apply understanding of plans to support cross-sell initiatives and draft compelling content.
  • Work with events team to coordinate and provide support for K&S hosted events such as meetings, seminars, receptions, dinners, and other events. Provide support for sponsorships and coordinate all activities involved with sponsorship commitments.
  • Provide support and coordinate all activities involved with sponsorships such as processing payments, providing logos, shipping booths and materials, setting up booths, and ordering give-away items
  • Assist in the monitoring of BD-related activities and generate and distribute reports on progress.
  • Conduct research on competitors, industry or market trends to aid in the development of client teams, pitches, RFP responses, and other internal and external marketing initiatives.
  • Assist with lateral onboarding activities, including tracking client targeting outreach and efforts.
  • Support department-wide initiatives and special projects.
  • Assist with lateral onboarding activities, including tracking client targeting outreach and efforts.
  • Support department-wide initiatives and special projects.

 Requirements:

  •  Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work as part of a team and to communicate clearly with marketing and BD teams, and with a diverse group of clients, lawyers and staff.
  • Strong Microsoft Office capabilities (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient with client/contact relationship management databases, such as Microsoft Dynamics
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2-3 years of marketing and/or business development experience preferred.
  • Law firm and/or professional service experience is preferred.

We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which now encompasses more than 1200 lawyers and business professionals in 23 offices worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us.

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.