Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential. If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Marketing & Business Development Department in our Chicago, IL, New York, NY or Washington, DC offices as a Marketing & Business Development Specialist.
Position Summary: Marketing administration in support of the adversarial practice marketing and business development team through the collection and maintenance of matter data, preparation of research reports and other related activities. Manage day-to-day responsibilities to ensure that assignments and projects are effectively managed and in alignment with the firm’s overall strategic efforts, and that service to clients is exceptional
Essential Functions: Support responses to RFPs, and pitch, presentation, and other opportunities via the development of written proposal and presentation materials for assigned practice(s), and liaise with client teams and industry groups when relevant. Collection of matter data for adversarial practice globally and management of matter database to ensure data quality and the availability of matter data firm-wide. Develop and maintain league table/industry survey content for assigned practice(s); and respond to league table/industry surveys requests or ranking submissions. Tracking of the adversarial practice pipeline activity in the United States. Engage in research and analysis and competitive intelligence-gathering for strategic planning, competitive firm positioning, and business development activities for assigned practice(s), and identify speaking opportunities. Periodically review and consult with lawyers in assigned practice(s) regarding their profiles and practice descriptions to ensure that they are kept current. Support direct marketing and business development programs for assigned practice(s), including support for seminars, sponsorships, and other events pursued by the firm. Provide additional ad hoc support for the adversarial practice as required.
Education/Training/Certifications: An undergraduate degree, preferably in a marketing, business, research, or communications-related field, and a secondary degree (e.g., a Masters degree, a Ph.D., an M.B.A., or a J.D.) is desirable
Technical Skills: Proficiency with MS Office suite of offerings. Ability to quickly learn and utilize firm databases and outside vendor databases
Professional Experience: Four or more years of demonstrated success in a marketing, research, management, and/or communications-related field, either in the professional services (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position(s) in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors.
Performance Traits: Proven project management skills. Solid problem-solving skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Detail oriented and have the ability to work independently and make decisions for next steps. Demonstrated good judgment, a team-first orientation, meticulous and results driven. Ability to draft new copy; some technical writing.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on www.mayerbrown.com or https://jobs3-mayerbrown.icims.com/jobs. EOE m/f/d/v