Business Development Coordinator or Sr. Coordinator - Government Matters

Business Development Washington, District of Columbia Atlanta, Georgia Houston, Texas New York, New York Chicago, Illinois

King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, seeks a Business Development Coordinator or Senior Business Development Coordinator to provide support related to marketing materials, pitches and RFPs, events, award submissions, new business and marketing strategy and initiatives, competitive intelligence research, marketing operations, and other business development and marketing activities as required for the Government Matters (GOV) practice group. The GOV practice group consists of eleven award-winning teams handling high-profile matters that make headlines:  Special Matters & Government Investigations, International Trade, Data, Privacy & Security, Antitrust, Environmental, Health & Safety, Government Advocacy & Public Policy, Government Contracts, National Security & Corporate Espionage, Securities Enforcement & Regulation, FDA & Life Sciences, and Healthcare. Over 120 King & Spalding professionals have prior government experience, in particular, many of the lawyers in the GOV practice group alone are former federal prosecutors or high-ranking enforcement officials.

The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plans, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing, on-site gym access, discount programs, back-up childcare services, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.

This person will be a member of the global Marketing and BD team in one of the following offices: Washington, DC, New York City, Atlanta, Houston, or Chicago. This person will report to the Senior Business Development Manager in Washington, DC. 

The Business Development Coordinator or Senior Coordinator will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Marketing Materials – Create and maintain marketing materials including fact sheets, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, placemats, and other tailored materials
  • Experience Lists – Gather and centralize experience lists for use in pitches, proposals, submissions, and other materials
  • Pitches/RFPs – Assist with and, at times lead, pitches and RFPs; gather relevant materials and oversee final production of electronic and hardcopy deliverables to meet deadlines; maintain pitch/RFP files, log in pitch tracking system, and obtain outcome updates
  • Event Support/Coordination – Provide support for K&S-hosted events including coordinate development of invitations, other types of content, and event materials with the branding team and the marketing technology team; track follow-up activities of partners after events
  • Conference Sponsorships – Provide support for sponsorships and coordinate all activities involved with sponsorship commitments
  • Directory and Award Submissions – Use LexTrack to coordinate and help compile submissions related to legal directories and awards and arrange researcher interviews as applicable
  • Client targeting and business planning – Support the managers on strategic client targeting and business planning efforts including client teams within GOV and those that span across other practice groups
  • Client Alerts/Newsletters – Assist with the coordination of client alerts and development of newsletters, including the GOV Newsletter
  • Tracking/Reporting – Track partner BD-related activities
  • Research – Conduct research on a variety of topics including prospective and current clients, competitors and industry, and market trends to aid in the development of client teams, pitches, RFP responses, and other internal and external marketing initiatives
  • Lateral Onboarding – Assist with lateral onboarding activities
  • Assigned practice – Depending on level of experience, may also get assigned to lead a designated team

Candidates must possess exemplary interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and the ability to incorporate feedback into their performance. Due to the highly sensitive nature of many of our matters, the candidate must be able to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of marketing and business development-related activities is required. Bachelor's degree required. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint. Microsoft Teams, iManage, Microsoft Dynamics, Interaction, and Vuture experience desirable, but not required.  3+ years of relevant legal business development/marketing experience strongly 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.