The fast-paced Richmond office of Troutman Sanders LLP has an immediate opening for a Business Development Senior Coordinator. The Senior Coordinator will execute and implement marketing, business development and client service functions as deemed necessary by the Richmond Sr. Manager of Marketing & Client Services based on firm, practice group and office needs. The Senior Coordinator will assist with the implementation of strategic plans with support from the wider Marketing & Client Services team. The Senior Coordinator will coordinate business development opportunities and implement tactics to support practice group strategic plans both independently and under direct supervision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Planning and Execution - Liaises with Sr. Manager and Practice Group Leaders on strategy and logistics related to their groups' efforts.
Research - Conducts research related to tactics needed to drive practice group strategic plans.
Sponsorships - Handles sponsorships and associated logistics for assigned practice groups and teams. Liaises with sponsor organization contacts to ensure all sponsorship opportunities are met.
Tickets/Entertainment - Assists with communications and logistics related to client and attorney networking/entertainment needs.
Contact Relationship Management - Handles InterAction-related functions as necessary for assigned practice groups, including coordinating work on marketing lists, research, reports, and adding activities, etc.
Directories & Awards - Oversees basic coordination of directory listings and award nomination submissions as needed and coordinates resulting web updates, etc.
Events - Coordinates logistics for select office and practice group events.
Social Media/Bios/Web Sites - Ensures the web presence of assigned practice groups and attorneys are up-to-date, including bios, social media sites, firm web site, etc.; Helps maintain the firm's Experience Database.
PR and MarCom - Serves as liaison for requests with Atlanta PR and MarCom department, including, but not limited to graphics, public relations, brochures, advisories, etc.; Assists with drafting and maintenance of practice area descriptions and collateral, etc.
General Admin - Coordinates check requests for marketing related expenses, develops and conducts surveys for internal initiatives, handles logistics for practice group meetings and tracks meeting results, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent organizational skills and communication skills.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands.
Ability to meet deadlines and complete day-to-day projects in a timely fashion.
Self-motivated and able to work independently with little or no supervision.
Flexibility to manage demands outside of traditional business hours.
Ability to follow complex instructions.
Excellent writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading skills.
Ability to respect confidentiality.
MS Office Word at an intermediate level; Typing skills of approximately 45 wpm (solely to function in fast-paced environment).
Education and/or Experience:
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelors Degree. Prior law firm experience is strongly preferred. In addition, the candidate should have strong writing, interpersonal skills and planning/organizational skills.
This position description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job. The statements contained in the position description are not necessarily all-inclusive and additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as determined by business needs.
This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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