POSITION:  Sr. Business Development Specialist

COMPANY: Fenwick & West LLP

LOCATION:  This position can be based in any Fenwick office

Firm Overview

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

Job Description Summary

Fenwick has an opening in their marketing department for a Senior Business Development Specialist who will further the firm’s marketing efforts through support of the corporate practice groups, individual partners, senior marketing staff and oversight of marketing coordinators and assistants. This position can be based in any of our U.S. offices.

Responsibilities Include:

    • Support and sometimes lead pitch, proposal and RFP opportunities for the corporate practice and key industry teams. 
    • Prepare research and marketing/sales materials for meetings with prospective clients. 
    • Conduct data entry and maintenance of pre- and post-pitch activities to CRM database. 
    • Manage and help maintain updates to marketing client lists, experience management database and pitch templates. 
    • Assist the BD Manager in supporting partners’ business development goals, including monitoring progress of their business development efforts and relationship management goals. 
    • Support and sometimes lead practice related events and sponsorships. 
    • Prepare background research on event attendees prior to an event to help partners maximize and strategically think through event participation. 
    • Serve as lead responsible for producing an event in consideration of business development, partner and firm goals. 
    • Coordinate event planning logistics including list development, promotion, vendor selection and management, execution and post-event participant engagement evaluation. 
    • Assist in reporting of key metrics that help improve the efficiency of the firm’s business development and event goals. 
    • Help ensure that events are cost-effective, delivered on time and within budget. 
    • Assist BD Manager/Director in development of practice budget. 
    • Liaise with multiple offices, practice groups and other firm internal functions (e.g., FLEX by Fenwick, Diversity & Inclusion, Pro Bono) on cross-departmental events as appropriate.

Skills & Qualifications

Reporting to the BD Manager, the qualified candidate will have 5+ years of business development experience in a fast-paced professional services environment (law firm experience a plus). The ideal candidate will also have experience coordinating complex projects (and working within deadlines). Bachelor’s degree required.

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