Business Development Coordinator

  • Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
  • Portland, Seattle, Mountain View
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Full Time Business Development Legal Marketing

Job Description

Business Development Coordinator - Portland, Seattle, or Mountain View 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, a leading Pacific Northwest law firm with over 180 attorneys ‎across eight offices, is seeking a Business Development Coordinator to work closely with the ‎firm's Client Relations Team and support the Industry Group Managers (IGM). ‎


This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate as Schwabe has transformed to serve ‎clients by industry. Our understanding of six key ‎industry sectors—Healthcare and Life ‎Sciences; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and ‎Construction; Technology; and Transportation, Ports and Maritime —allows us to help clients ‎achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional ‎legal counsel. We are looking for someone ‎with a strong work ethic and initiative who is eager to work with us in supporting the firm’s ‎strategic plan. The Client Relations team is fast-paced and dynamic, seeking a team member with ‎fresh ideas who is eager to embrace evolution to better serve our clients and innovate within the ‎legal marketing and business development fields.‎

The role will entail the following:‎
‎●‎ Pitches and Marketing Collateral: Assist with the production and review of pitch ‎materials, RFP responses, ‎PowerPoint presentations, e-blasts, press releases, internal ‎communications, and other materials.‎
‎●‎ Research: Collaborate with Knowledge Management to conduct and disseminate ‎research/gather intelligence for prospect/client presentations, RFPs/proposals, ‎competitive intelligence, etc.‎
‎●‎ Contact Relationship Management: Update contact information for clients, alumni, ‎and friends of the ‎firm in interaction, the firm’s ‎contact management database.‎
‎●‎ Pipeline Management: Track and capture all relevant information on client and ‎prospect RFPs and proposals.‎
‎●‎ Sponsorships: Work with IGM to strategically fill tables with the correct attendees, ‎both internal and external. ‎
‎●‎ Website: Update and maintain ‎attorney biographies and other website/intranet ‎content.‎
‎●‎ Public Relations: Work with IGM to effectively promote industry ‎initiatives/events/partnerships, etc. ‎
‎●‎ Client Engagement: Assist team in event logistics, execute event deliverables, attend ‎and staff events as needed. ‎
‎●‎ Writing: Attend educational tours/seminars and produce client-focused content to ‎highlight takeaways.‎
‎●‎ Meetings and Follow up: Assist in the planning and scheduling of meetings, ‎including arranging logistics ‎to ensure proper audio/visual and catering set-up.‎
‎●‎ Budgeting: Submit budget requests through Concur; send check requests for vendors, ‎sponsorships, etc. ‎
‎●‎ Other administrative duties and responsibilities as assigned.‎

Specific Requirements:‎
‎●‎ The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, shows initiative, is detail-oriented, and is ‎a self-starter with excellent ‎writing and ‎communication skills.‎
‎●‎ Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, business or related field with at ‎least two years of experience.‎
‎●‎ Strong writing and communication skills.‎
‎●‎ Project management and organizational skills are key to success. ‎
‎●‎ Diplomacy, tact and ability to maintain confidentiality.‎
‎●‎ Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple ‎priorities/projects.‎
‎●‎ Special awareness around delivering exceptional client service.‎
‎●‎ Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).‎

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter ‎to the Hiring ‎Manager at Recruiting@schwabe.com. ‎Please also clarify which office you are applying to.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment, offering ‎competitive salaries and excellent benefits including medical, dental, ‎life, LTD, 401(k)/profit ‎sharing retirement, tuition reimbursement, EAP, transit ‎subsidy, and paid time off.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ‎color, religion, ‎ancestry, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual ‎orientation, gender identity or other status protected ‎by law.‎

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree