Legal Business Development & Marketing Specialist

Employer
The Ford Agency
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 05, 2022
Closes
Dec 08, 2022
Ref
724422116
Hours
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?Candidates for this position must be based in DC, MD, or VA area or have independent plans for relocation. The Ford Agency is actively recruiting for a creative, poised, and sharp Business Development Specialist to join the busy marketing team at a top DC firm. The Specialist works closely with attorneys and marketing team to facilitate the firm's business development initiatives. This is an exciting role for a Marketing or Business Development Coordinator to learn the ins and outs of the industries they support while creating marketing and business development strategies to take the firm to the next level! If you have a solid 2 years of marketing experience and are looking to take the next step in your career with a collaborative team of professionals, we want to hear from you! Responsibilities Include: Put together pitches and presentations and track progress for teamDevelop a deep knowledge of the practice groups and clients that are assigned to further business development goalsSecure speaking and sponsorship opportunitiesCollaborate with practice group leaders and attorneys to develop business development and marketing plansManage content marketing including digital, email, blog posts, and podcastsDeliver high quality responses to RFPs and other solicitations from clientsMaintain up to date knowledge of client needs and industry trendsCreate pitches and proposals, writing in a persuasive and professional manner to better position the firm to potential clientsCollaborate with the events team to coordinate client facing events, webinars, conferences, and seminarsPrepare award and survey submissions for various practice groupsUpdate website content including attorney bios and practice group descriptionsGather and enter data into marketing databases/reports including the CRM and mailing listsConduct market research to aid with business development efforts including company and industry researchOrganize monthly meetings to discuss ongoing marketing initiativesAssist with other marketing and business development projects and initiativesQualifications Include: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, English, Communications or related field2+ years of marketing experienceLaw firm or other professional services firm preferredUnderstanding of marketing functions/needs of attorneys and clientsExcellent writing and proofreading skillsStrong attention to detail and organizational skillsTechnical Skills:Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter)MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)Adobe InDesign preferredCRM experienceThe Ford Agency is a recruiting firm based in Washington, DC We represent a broad range of organizations including: non-profits, associations, legal, consulting, and government relations firms. This position is an opening with one of our clients. This is a direct hire position and is available immediately. For consideration, please submit your resume to:jobs@ Attn: Business Development CoordinatorTo see more open positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at .

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