Paralegals & Professional Staff Openings

Marketing & Business Development Coordinator

Silicon Valley, CA
#198677
03/12/2013

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Marketing & Business Development Coordinator in the Silicon Valley, CA office.

The Marketing and Business Development Coordinator’s primary role is to support and assist firm strategy and initiatives under the direction of the specialist, manager or director and to coordinate projects efficiently and effectively for the marketing and business development department. The M&BD Coordinator is a member of the M&BD team that supports and serves the attorneys.

Responsibilities:

• Firm-wide M&BD department initiatives as assigned
• Coordinate projects for assigned practice group(s) as well as track practice group initiatives
• Coordinate and assist all marketing and business development initiatives for the practice group(s), including:

  • Practice group business development projects
  • Market research and competitive intelligence for prospective and current clients
  • Market positioning programs, including advertising and sponsorships
  • Survey and directory submissions
  • Pitches, proposals and responses to RFPs
  • Fact sheets, brochures and other collateral materials
  • Lawyer biographies
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date content on practice group web pages
  • Maintain and collect information for transaction/matter lists
  • Client alerts, invitations and announcements
• Coordinate research, analysis and monitoring of financial, technological and demographic factors to support new market opportunities for leveraging service offerings
• Prepare client, prospect and industry dossiers as assigned
• Assist and coordinate the involvement of firm attorneys in professional organizations
• Maintain an acute level of quality control to ensure all marketing collateral, communications, etc. are consistent and error-free
• Under direction of supervisor:
  • Support projects in association with the communications team to create media opportunities, provide proactive ideas to enhance the practice group’s strategic market position and messaging
  • Support projects in association with firm’s Client Relationship Program
  • Update and keep current practice group collateral material on all available sources, including the Web site, practice group Portal pages and Proposal Center
  • Assist in preparing and keeping up-to-date overview and presentation on assigned practice area
  • Assist and support all members of the marketing and business development team
  • Maintain and notify various firms systems and communication vehicles (Morning Report, Dashboard, Web-site, Portal and Proposal Center, among others) of developments in the assigned practice group

Qualifications:
• One to four years of experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred.
• Excellent word-processing computer and Internet skills necessary; high proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• A natural curiosity and interest in technology, including familiarity with social media platforms
• A willingness to learn about industry sectors key to practice coverage and to perform independent research to build knowledge around key sectors
• Accepts accountability and involvement with projects and maintains high level of attention to detail
• Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable and agile
• Highly productive, flexible and can handle stress
• Maintains a "can-do" attitude
• Able to coordinate multiple projects while prioritizing work assignments
• Excellent writing skills and communications skills, with a strong commitment to teamwork
• Builds rapport well among M&BD team and lawyers and is a good listener
• Degree in marketing or communications a plus

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please select the Apply For This Job option at the top of the page. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered.

No phone calls please.

AA/EOE