23 days old

Business Development Specialist

Arnold & Porter
New York, New York 10019
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Specialist in the New York office.  Working closely with the Senior Business Development Manager, the Business Development Specialist will primarily focus on providing support for the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Group. The candidate must be able to proactively and independently lead, prioritize and coordinate various projects simultaneously.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Coordinating team meeting logistics and post-meeting follow-ups.
• Working with the Market Research Department to conduct and maintain competitive intelligence on clients, industries and competitors.
• Developing and coordinating events, client trainings, webinars and conferences.
• Documenting and maintaining industry-specific experience and credentials.
• Creating, editing and disseminating materials, including pitches/proposals and RFP responses.
• Helping to execute and track progress of industry business development plan and strategy.
• Developing an understanding of priority clients within the industry’s current work, key contacts, and practice offerings and work with Senior BD Manager on relationship building strategies.
• Collaborating with team members and lawyers across the Arnold & Porter offices on cross-practice integrated client outreach and marketing campaigns related to the Financial Services industry.
• Liaising with various Firm departments to carry out Firm wide initiatives related to the Financial Services Industry Group.
• Handling additional related projects as assigned.




• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Minimum of three years of marketing experience in a law firm or professional services firm; client or industry focus experience preferred.
• Basic market knowledge of the financial services industry.
• Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
• Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
• Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
• Excellent computer and internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
• Use of InterAction and Marketing databases required.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Demonstrated maturity and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
• Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.

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: 2019-07-26 Expires: 2019-08-25
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