Business Development Coordinator-Litigation

Lewis Roca

Posted July 26, 2017

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is seeking a Business Development Coordinator for its Litigation practice group in our Phoenix office.  Our firm is an AmLaw 200 law firm that provides a wide range of legal services in the areas of intellectual property, litigation, business transactions, regulatory and government relations.
As a Business Development Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to provide your mark on a new, high-functioning marketing and business development team, designed to deliver value to the firm.
Summary:
The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the business growth of the respective practices.  Duties include assisting with business development planning and execution, proposal and pitch preparation, event execution, and other duties as assigned.  This classification is full-time, non-exempt, and will report to the Director of Business Development.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, plus 3-5  years of experience in business development and/or marketing, and experience in the following areas: researching, writing, and managing projects; utilizing MS Office Suite to develop spreadsheets and databases, aggregate data, generate reports, and manage workflow;  assisting with the development and delivery of business development plans; communicating with attorneys to follow up on action items; and collaborating with various teams and departments to execute projects, and identify process improvements.  Previous experience working in legal, accounting, consulting, or a similar professional services firm is preferred.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist with preparation and execution of business development plans, including drafting business development and practice group meeting agendas, drafting and distributing notes, and following up with individual attorneys on action items.
  • Update and manage various data sources including sponsorships and contributions management tools, request tracking mechanisms, certain elements of department budgets/expenditures, proposal pipeline and outcomes.
  • Coordinate attorney involvement with contributions and sponsorships, including interface with external organizations and associations, execution on sponsorship elements, assistance with strategic networking events and follow up.
  • Perform market and competitive research to support business development programs or individual attorney requests.
  • Assist with preparation of client proposals and pitch materials.
  • Collaborate with team members on execution of various projects, or to identify best approaches and process improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a closely related field required.
  • At least 3-5 years business development, marketing, or related experience required.
  • Previous experience working in legal, accounting, consulting or similar professional services industry preferred.
  • Experience in law firm business development preferred.
Skills and Requirements:
  • Research, writing, and project management skills, with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Resourceful nature and comfortable in working with minimal day-to-day direction and supervision.
  • Heavy use of spreadsheets and simple databases to track and aggregate data, generate reports and manage workflow.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Familiarity with and ability to quickly learn online and proprietary research tools.
  • Knowledge of English language including interpersonal communications skills, executive presentation, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading.
No phone calls please. We will contact you if your resume indicates that you are a strong candidate for this position.
We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.