Senior Business Development Coordinator – Newark, NJ

Alchemy Legal - Newark, NJ

Senior Business Development Coordinator – Newark, NJ


A leading national super-boutique law firm, seeks a Senior Business Development Coordinator for its Health Care and Life Sciences and Litigation practices. This position is based in Newark, NJ. This is an opportunity to be part of a collaborative business development team, while working closely with the firm’s marketing-savvy attorneys. The culture is collegial, entrepreneurial, and provides work-life balance.

The Senior Business Development Coordinator is involved in a variety of marketing and business development activities, including targeted industry research; event planning and management; identifying speaking opportunities; assisting with production of pitches, RFPs, and other client presentations; and general business development support.

This position is located in Newark, New Jersey with a need to travel to the New York City office bi-monthly and occasionally to Princeton, NJ.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Perform research on companies, targets, competitors and industries using the firm’s research tools and internal databases.
  • Prepare detailed client research and analysis of targets in support of business development efforts.
  • Identify speaking opportunities to targeted audiences.

Pitches, Proposals and Presentations

  • Produce pitch materials and RFP responses, including drafting and editing materials; monitoring and tracking trends; and reporting results.
  • Advise on presentation strategies and the ability to create advanced PowerPoint pitches.
  • Assist attorneys with background preparation, coaching, and mock meetings.

Business Development

  • Support the execution of marketing and business development strategies, plans and projects, including the tracking and follow-up of specific efforts.
  • Monitor and develop reports on trends and issues impacting clients.
  • Populate, and assist in the management of, an experience database and client list, and providing other database needs, as necessary.
  • Develop and keep updated practice marketing collateral, brochures, biographies and practice group descriptions.
  • Assist in production of high impact submissions for key legal directories for the practices.

Events and Sponsorships

  • Manage practice sponsorships, firm hosted events, conference attendance/booths, webinars, and speaking engagements.
  • Conduct event venue research and coordination of event management and logistics.
  • Complete management of logistics and content for firm hosted webinars.


  • Develop strong working relationships with key attorneys and with other members of the Marketing and Business Development team.
  • Exercise project management skills to meet deadlines with short turnaround time while maintaining firm branding and standards.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Marketing, Business, English, or Communications.
  • 5 – 10 years' experience in a law firm or professional services organization.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proofing and copyediting skills are critical to the role’s success.
  • Ability to work professionally with the firm’s attorneys and to take initiative when working with other staff.
  • Ability to work without direct day-to-day oversight from supervisor.
  • Solid analytical abilities.
  • Must be a strong writer with experience in pitch and RFP writing strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Detail oriented, proactive, self-directed, and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to staff events including evening events in NYC.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.

Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.

To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

Posted On: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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