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Business Development (Market) Coordinator – Tax Practice

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Position Summary:

Business Development (Market) Coordinator supports the Tax practice business development (BD) team with client and prospective client requests, event logistics, database and CRM management and departmental system maintenance.

As Business Development (Market) Coordinator you will:
– Compile client and prospective client requested information and draft responses for requests for proposals (RFP’s) and pitches, track results and prepare summary reports
– Compile business and industry research in support of new business opportunities
– Track client information in the client relationship management (CRM) system and update touch points and deal stages
– Collect and coordinate matter tracking information in the firm’s central matter tracking system
– Coordinate client event logistics, including scheduling planning meetings, creation of mailing lists, tracking RSVP’s, preparing name tags, preparing PPT slides, coordinating giveaways and gathering handouts
– Gather information and details for legal directory submissions. Draft entries for legal awards and nominations
– Create and update business development collateral, including brochures, one-pagers and presentations
– Prepare practice newsletter and monthly operational reports
– Maintain inventory of marketing materials and related experience
– Assist with firm and practice initiatives
– Develop strong working relationships with practice attorneys and other members of the Business Development team

Job Specifications:
– Bachelor’s degree
– At least two (2) years of related work experience in a professional services environment
– Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
– Familiarity with client relationship management (CRM) software, Salesforce knowledge a plus
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Strong organizational skills
– Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities


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