The Corporate Business Development Coordinator will work with the Corporate Business Development Team on corporate-specific business development and marketing initiatives for the Firm, as well as drafting content for corporate submissions and other marketing materials.
+ Assists with drafting, editing and proofreading pitch materials, responses to RFPs, submissions to directories and legal ranking publications, partner biographies, practice overviews and other business development materials;
+ Conducts research and analysis to help identify new business opportunities and cross-selling initiatives with existing and prospective clients and submissions-related opportunities;
+ Prepares research memos for partners on new business targets, submissions interview memos and comparative rankings analysis reports;
+ Develops and executes on strategic initiatives to find new business opportunities;
+ Monitors and reports on news, industry trends and issues impacting current and prospective clients;
+ Maintains and updates corporate practice text, deal descriptions and partner biographies for use in business development materials and Firm brochures;
+ Tracks business development activity in internal databases;
+ Updates and maintains corporate submissions tracking calendar, including submissions deadlines and key milestones;
+ Works with the Firm’s website team to maintain and keep current corporate partner biographies and practice information on the Firm’s external website;
+ Maintains and updates corporate practice information in business development databases; and
+ Performs other marketing and business development-related duties as necessary.
+ Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in business or finance;
+ Preferably 2 years of experience in a law firm, investment bank or other professional service firm;
+ Strong understanding of terminology and deal types associated with mergers and acquisitions, commercial banking and capital markets;
+ Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills;
+ Strong editing and proofreading skills;
+ Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
+ Must have an articulate and professional demeanor;
+ Must be extremely detail-oriented;
+ Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments and use initiative and judgment to accomplish results;
+ Ability to work under pressure and complete assignments in an accurate and timely manner;
+ Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise high standard of judgment and discretion;
+ Ability to work in a collaborative team environment; and
+ Must be flexible with working overtime, including nights and weekends.
This position is located in our New York office and the hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with regular overtime. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.
External Company Name: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
External Company URL: http://www.cravath.com/