Business Development and Communications Specialist

Business Development and Communications Specialist

Business Development and Communications Specialist


Marketing/Business Development


New York, New York

Employment Type



$85000 - $100000

Job Description:


• Assist in the drafting of website and social media content and ensure that website content and social media platforms (e.g., attorney bios, practice group descriptions, news, announcements) are consistently updated.

• Support internal and external (client) events.Track RSVPs, prepare handout materials, create and edit presentation materials (PowerPoint/InDesign), and identify off-site space when needed.Ensure that all sponsorship commitments are met.

• Support facets of a CRM rollout and maintain accurate data as a long-term endeavor.

• Aid in the preparation and distribution of Firm publications and communications (e.g., attorney announcements, client alerts, internal marketing newsletter).

• Assist in the preparation of directory and rankings submissions, responses to RFPs, and pitches and proposals.

• Assist in the coordination of firm-wide projects as assigned.

• Help develop and drive new processes and procedures for the department.

• Implement and adhere to all brand guidelines.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or another related field preferred. At least 2 years’ relevant work experience, preferably in marketing in a professional services firm, required.

Knowledge and Skills:

You have a basic understanding of CRM software platforms (hands-on experience a plus).You have familiarity with event planning procedure and details. You have advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, web editing and email marketing software.

Clear Communication and Attention to Detail:

You express yourself clearly and concisely, always highlighting the most important information. You proactively communicate the status of your work and share updates with colleagues when necessary. You ensure that your work is mistake-free. You have excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with strong attention to detail.

You are flexible to be available after hours and to work overtime as needed. You are comfortable in an environment where your responsibilities may vary from day to day. You demonstrate a "no job too big, no job too small" attitude, and take a collaborative, team-focused approach to rejuggling priorities and contributing to tasks across the Firm.

In addition, the successful candidate will be based in the New York area or willing to relocate.

Compensation: The expected base salary for this role ranges from $85,000 - $100,000 and is dependent on experience.