Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm with more than 2000 attorneys in 38 locations, currently has an excellent full-time Practice Development employment opportunity.
The Practice Development Specialist must be a self-starter who is flexible, collaborative, resourceful, and focused on supporting the firm’s Global Litigation Practice. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills (including an ability to prioritize), and the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, are essential. This candidate must possess a strong client service orientation and an ability to develop relationships within the firm. The Practice Development Specialist will be responsible for contributing to a broad range of practice-specific business development and marketing activities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work with regional and practice group managers and the business development team to support Litigation-related proposal requests and RFPs.
Create targeted proposals, utilizing practice descriptions, experience databases and client lists.
Maintain records of the firm’s Litigation experience, utilizing the firm’s experience database.
Assist in the deployment of programs and events hosted/sponsored by the firm, such as teleconferences, webinars, seminars and other events, including the development and production of marketing materials and on-site logistics.
Compile information and drafting submissions for directory and ranking authorities such as Chambers USA, Legal 500, IFLR, etc.
Organize regularly-scheduled practice group conference calls, as well as initiate following-up on specific action items arising from those discussions.
Draft, edit and distribute marketing materials, internal newsletters, press releases, seminar materials, client updates and other client communications, as needed.
Ensure the flow of information from attorneys to marketing team, including as it relates to attorney biographies, practice area description updates, experience tracking news and activities data, press releases, etc.
Collaborate with marketing professionals throughout the firm, including the communications team, marketing research team, RFP team, events team, and design team.
Work with marketing research team to gather research and analysis on targets, industries, and judges, as needed for business development purposes.
Skills & Competencies
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, including solid composition, research and editing skills.
Strong client service skills.
Attention to detail.
Qualifications & Prior Experience
Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or JD preferred.
Candidate will have a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in marketing or business development.
High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience at a law firm or other professional services firm is preferred.
At Greenberg Traurig, we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It has been, and continues to be our goal, to foster a well-balanced workforce that contains a significant presence of minorities and women.