Description

The Business Development (BD) intern will be an integral part of the Firm's NA BD team, supporting the implementation of strategic business development, client development and marketing activities in the region. 
 
Responsibilities:
 

Firm Profiling and Events

  • Works with the NA BD team to execute webinars and special events taking place in our major NA markets
  • Drafts and edits presentations, internal communications and external communications, with oversight from the NA BD team
  • Updates and maintains client mailing lists
  • Updates event budgets based on actual and projected spend

Business Development and Client Development 

  • Supports the NA BD team by editing and formatting proposals and capability statements
  • Working with the NA BD team, supports strategic client development projects and provides support for activities that focus on target clients in the region
  • Uses internal databases to research client financial information such as revenue, billing, matters and timekeepers
  • Creates reports on client activity in the region, with oversight from the NA BD team
  • Supports the NA BD team with requests for client research, including liaising with the Firm's global research team

Marketing Collateral and Brand Management

  • Makes edits to marketing collateral, as directed by the NA BD team
  • Drafts and edits attorney and economist CVs, as directed by the NA BD team
  • Updates internal NA BD website and databases, as directed by the NA BD team
  • Researches branded promotional items to be used at client programs, and places orders when instructed by the NA BD team
  • Processes payments for promotional items with the Firm's accounting teams
 
Skills and Experience:
 
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree, preferably in Communications or Marketing
  • Strong judgment and ability to make well-reasoned decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; strong reporting skills
  • Basic understanding of strategic market communications and issues
  • Comfortable working across multiple cultures and time zones in a matrix organization
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills, including a pleasant nature, and demonstrated ability to work with a team
  • Strong organizational skills and high level attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills and capacity to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Familiarity with internet and web-based platforms
  • Strong computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, or similar)
  • High level of energy and persistence, and a good understanding of the importance of delivering exceptional customer service to clients
  • Genuine interest in commercial and business issues

 

The hourly base compensation for this position is $20.00 per hour if located in New York City.