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Business Development Assistant

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has a Business Development Assistant opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Business Development Assistant provides project and administrative support to the Business Development Team preparing pitches, collateral materials and directory submissions for both the adversarial and transactional practices. A portion of this role is devoted to the collection and data entry of experience items into the firm-wide experience databases. This position provides general assistance to the full Marketing department as needed.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Primary contact for filling routine requests for marketing materials from attorneys and lateral recruiting.
• Preparing pitchbooks, meeting materials, and other marketing collateral for clients and client prospects.
• Assisting in the development, editing, and production of PowerPoint presentations and other custom marketing materials.
• Assisting with general research requests, including lateral and competitive intelligence research.
• Tracking business development activities, including data entry and maintenance of the Firm pitch tracking database.  Preparing weekly pitch reports.
• Coordinating weekly firm-wide Business Development Activity reporting in InterAction.
• Guided by the Business Development team members, creating new records and making changes to Content Library custom experience pieces.
• Assisting the transactional BD team members with league table experience data.
• Assisting with the coordination of submissions to legal directories (e.g., Chambers, Legal 500) and subsequently entering or updating matters in the experience database.
• Serving as the primary liaison with Document Processing and Office Services Departments for the creation of marketing materials in service centers firm-wide. Including training, troubleshooting and resolving issues as they arise.
• Providing backup support including web site postings for the Marketing Communications Team when assistance is unavailable.
• Preparing and processing invoices, bills, and expense reports.
• Maintaining the CLE database and tracking other relevant presentations.
• Providing administrative support including setting up meetings, booking conference rooms, travel, and copying meeting materials.





• Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
• A minimum of one year of work experience in a similar administrative support role.
• Proficient in a range of computer software applications, including programs and databases such as, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of general office support functions required.
• Extremely detail-oriented, with strong proofreading and editing skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate with staff and attorneys clearly and concisely.
• Proficiency in handling multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
• Ability to work smoothly as part of a cohesive, multi-functional team, with a positive, problem-solving and can-do attitude for a variety of tasks.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04
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