Marketing & Business Development Specialist

Marketing & Business Development Specialist

Marketing & Business Development Specialist



New York, New York

Employment Type



$90000 - $110000

Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the firm’s Business Development and Marketing managers to identify targeted, strategic submissions for practice, industry and attorney rankings, surveys and awards.
  • Coordinate and draft firm and individual attorney nominations for priority awards.
  • Maintain database of firm recognitions for use in various marketing materials.
  • Organize and maintain firm ranking database with strict attention to detail and accuracy in reporting.
  • Interact with various attorneys to secure required information for awards and nominations.
  • Maintain and manage editorial calendar for awards and submissions.
  • Coordinate with Business Development and Marketing team on overlapping submissions.
  • Liaise with media and ranking publications.
  • Maintain centralized media contact lists.
  • Assist in monitoring media coverage of the firm, its lawyers and practices.
  • Support internal communications through the firm’s online mechanisms. This can include drafting content for the firm website, internal firm newsletter, and social media.
  • Update website pages as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

Position Specific Skills and Requirements:

  • Creativity, resourcefulness, and ability to work independently, and as part of a team with the ability to build credibility and develop internal and external relationships.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization and planning skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Strong editing skills and familiarity and/or willingness to learn AP Style.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to perform in a fast-paced environment, meeting frequent, sometimes quick turnaround deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Thorough understanding of confidentiality.
  • Ability to identify survey and media trends, including potential risks and opportunities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Education and General Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience in a communications role at a law firm, public relations/marketing agency, or other professional services environment (e.g., private equity firm, consulting firm).