Job: Practice Group Specialist

Title Practice Group Specialist
Categories Administrative Support Staff (Law Firm)
Job ID 2658
Location New York
Job Information

Our client, at a top-tier law firm, is looking for a Practice Group Specialist to join their firm.

Overall marketing administration in support of the transactional practice marketing and business development team through the collection and maintenance of matter data, preparation of research reports and other related activities. Manage day-to-day responsibilities of assigned sub-practice areas to ensure that assignments and projects are effectively managed and in alignment with the firm’s overall strategic efforts, and that service to clients is exceptional.

Essential Functions:

-Periodically review and consult with lawyers in assigned practice(s) regarding their profiles and practice descriptions to ensure that they are kept current.
-Support direct marketing and business development programs for assigned practice(s), including support for webinars, seminars, sponsorships, and other events pursued by the firm.
-Support thought leadership campaigns, including project management and mining of campaign data for business development opportunities.
-Assist with new matter openings as requested.
-Support responses to RFPs, and pitch, presentation, and other opportunities via the development of written proposal and presentation materials for assigned practice(s), and liaise with client teams and industry groups when relevant.
-Collection of matter data for transactional practice globally and management of matter database to ensure data quality and the availability of matter data firm-wide.
-Support as needed league table/industry survey content for assigned practice(s); and provided back–up as needed in responding to league table/industry surveys requests or ranking submissions.
-Tracking of the transactional practice pipeline activity in the United States.
-Engage in research and analysis and competitive intelligence-gathering for strategic planning, competitive firm positioning, and business development activities for assigned practice(s), and identify speaking opportunities.
-Provide additional ad hoc support for the transactional practice as required and provide back-up as needed to fellow members of the adversarial Business Development team.


-Bachelor’s degree in a Marketing, Business, Research, or Communications required.
-Proficiency with MS Office suite of offerings
-Ability to quickly learn and utilize firm databases and outside vendor databases
-Four or more years of demonstrated success in a marketing, research, management, and/or communications-related field, either in the professional services (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position(s) in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors

Performance Traits:

-Proven project management skills
-Solid problem-solving skills
-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Detail oriented and have the ability to work independently and make decisions for next steps
-Demonstrated good judgment, a team-first orientation, meticulous and results driven
-Ability to draft new copy; some technical writing

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