The BD Coordinator is an integral part of our centralized BD function. This function works across our practice groups, industry groups and client account teams to provide the very best support for the BD activities and initiatives these groups undertake to realize their commercial and marketing goals.
The BD Coordinator team will be highly trained in all aspects of our market-leading BD processes and systems and will be responsible for globally consistent, high quality output to ensure rapid and successful execution of their part in our BD initiatives Duties and Accountabilities1 Our team of BD Coordinators will primarily support the Global BD team-members across the network (as well as some regional / global support in English language with the responsibilities of the role) including, but not limited to : - Liaise with regional BD Managers to scope out their requirements from the team and act as a gateway between them and the Coordinator support base - Assisting with matter research, lawyer biographies and other content preparation needed to support pitches, proposals, capability statements and other client presentations and seminar materials;
Updating and maintaining our matters database in our global Matter Profiling System; - Assisting with creation and maintenance of our client marking lists for electronic campaigns;
Education and training of Pas / secretaries on use of our InterAction Opportunities system; - Maintaining databases of new and closed transactions to ensure deals are correctly profiled and entered into the Firm’s Matter Profile System database, and opportunities are captured in the Firm’s CRM database;
Supporting the drafting of submissions for legal directories (Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, etc.) and award entries, by research and assistance on submission preparation and gathering of client referees from our partners;
Real time submissions and regular review / reporting for our various league tables; - Producing all English language BD bulletins and newsletters produced across the network;
Support the Client & Industry BD team to help drive the implementation of sector and client action plans in support of the section’s business plan, and related business development initiatives in London and globally;
Client, market, sector and decision-maker research and analysis as required; - Opportunity spotting research and communication with relevant BD team members to aid with rapid response’ opportunity spotting for our target clients;
Review of relevant legal / trade media and sharing of relevant information to BD team-members; - Other ad hoc projects as required.
Graduate with relevant and in depth business development experience in a professional services firm. Relevant marketing (CIM) or a post-graduate qualification would be a distinct advantage.
This role reports to Senior BD & Marketing Manager Tokyo
1The above is only a general description of the essential duties associated with this position and does not represent an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all duties.