Practice Development Specialist - Direct Hire

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 21, 2023
Closes
Feb 11, 2023
Ref
JCS - 925
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
A boutique law firm has an immediate opportunity for a legal Practice Development Specialist. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced marketing professional to work within various practice groups to help increase business.

Responsibilities:
  • Working with Business Development Strategist and/or attorneys to develop and implement marketing, business, and client development activities and projects for designated groups and initiatives.
  • Supporting RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission.
  • Working with attorneys, marketing staff and other firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.
  • Understanding and identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content for proposals and pitches.
  • Coordinating information and research requests with research analysts and finance & accounting staff.
  • Managing the relationships and logistics associated with conferences and sponsorships.
  • Drafting and managing practice group content on the firm's website, including regular updates of biographies and experience highlights.
  • Providing support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree Required.
  • 5-7 years of related experience in marketing, business development or client relations role, preferably in a professional services company or firm. Legal marketing experience is preferred.
  • Proficient with Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Comfortable using a variety of proprietary marketing databases.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of business development processes required; knowledge of proposal process preferred.
  • Ability to work well under pressure essential.
  • Self-motivated, with strong attention to detail and demonstrated effective project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.