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Business Development Assistant

Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2020 Full-Time


Norton Rose Fulbright has an immediate need for a business development assistant in our fast-paced Marketing and Business Development Department, directly supporting the Business group which consists of the Finance (Corporate and Public), and the Disputes group which consists of the Employment and Labor practice group. This position can be based in our Austin, Dallas, Houston or San Antonio Texas offices.

The primary responsibilities of this entry level position encompass bid and collateral support, tracking opportunities in the firm’s database, managing the client update process, and assisting with events.

The highly-motivated, detail-oriented individual will support the Business Development Managers and other members of the Business Group BD team by providing strategic thinking and tactical support of initiatives and campaigns. These initiatives include:

  • Enhancing market awareness and brand of the Business practice
  • Strengthening relationships with top clients
  • Promoting collaboration across the global practice

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the research, creation and production of bids, presentations, credentials and brochures
  • Assist with the creation of submissions to legal directories (such as Chambers and Legal 500)
  • Event support and delivery in collaboration with the in-house events team for conference sponsorships, client presentations and seminars, client dinners and other events
  • Monitor industry trends and conduct sector or organization research
  • Maintain updates to web content, practice descriptions and marketing collateral
  • Ensuring the practice experience content is up-to-date and representative of the firm’s best work
  • Assist with the development and execution of marketing campaigns and project plans to ensure effective and timely delivery
  • Coordinate the development and publicizing of thought leadership, client alerts and articles, in cooperation with the communications team where necessary
  • Maintain client information in the customer relationship management system
  • Coordinate and assist with production of client targeted marketing materials such as annual client value reports or relationship statement documents

Other duties:

Please note this job description does not cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of experience, preferably in professional services environment
  • Consulting, corporate or law firm experience a plus
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Self-starter with excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Proven organizational skills with project management experience and multi-tasking abilities
  • Hands-on experience using all programs under the Microsoft Suite (including direct experience with PowerPoint and advanced functions within Excel)
  • An innovative problem solver
  • Self-directed, highly motivated and results driven

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status