Business Development Coordinator - Regulatory Investigations - (Hybrid Schedule)
Company: Reed Smith LLP
Posted on: September 24, 2022
US Job Description
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700
lawyers in 30 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia
and the Middle East.
Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international
businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and
emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other
dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other
high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the
full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions.
Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including
financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising,
entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural
resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education.
For more information, visit reedsmith.com.
The Business Development Coordinator will handle marketing tasks
and help implement the business development priorities for the
firm's Global Regulatory & Investigations Group and its related
practice teams and task forces. Though the Group is global, this
role has a primary focus on the Reed Smith offices in the United
States. It is important the candidate for this role is based on the
East Coast and, ideally, within close reach of Washington D.C. The
successful candidate would play an important role in the team,
developing on the ground relationships with local attorneys and
supporting on firmwide marketing and business development
initiatives, as needed.
This is a varied and exciting role, which would give the successful
candidate experience of the full marketing mix. This professional
will coordinate requests for client/prospect research and analysis,
bio updates, and graphic design from relevant teams, as well as
assisting with pitches and proposals. The Regulatory &
Investigations Group is also active in producing thought
leadership, the successful candidate would assist and create social
media posts and blog posts and process client alerts for the
attorneys. This role would also assume responsibility for key
internal communciations, such as global update meetings and
internal newsletters. The candidate would also take on the
coordination of events and webinars, the profiling and tracking of
with experience and engagements, and other marketing and internal
They will also contribute as a core part of the broader business
development team supporting shared projects, in addition to
independently leading tasks and interacting with attorneys. This
includes coordinating a number of practice-specific tasks focused
on both internal and external organization and profile-raising,
including monthly newsletters and reports, internal meeting
coordination, award submissions, and social media promotion.
Additionally, access to our U.S. offices will be limited to
personnel who are fully vaccinated from COVID-19. If you believe
that you require an accommodation to this policy because of a
medical, religious or other reason, please let us know at the time
of your interview so that a reasonable accommodation can be
Develop and maintain well-rounded understanding of Regulatory &
Investigations Group lawyers and related sub-practice areas.
Support the Regulatory & Investigations team in various projects as
they relate to business development efforts associated with the
regulatory swimlane. Work closely with the Senior Manager based in
the US but also collaborate closely with the Senior Manager and
Senior Coordinator based in the UK to deliver on essential projects
for the Group.
Working with others, coordinate pitch materials, presentations and
responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs); facilitate presentation
preparation by assisting with creating and editing materials.
Interact with Regulatory & Investigations Group Leader and other
attorneys on firmwide business development activities; maintain
strong working relationships and a high level of day-to-day
interaction with lawyers in the regulatory space. The role will
involve collaborating with numerous members of the Business
Development Team and with regulatory lawyers in various groups
across the firm. Strong communication and people skills are an
essential for this position.
Edit and regularly update marketing collateral, including practice
area descriptions and attorney biographies for print, website and
intranet; facilitate posting updates to firm website and intranet
Coordinate regulatory webinars, including overseeing scheduling and
logistics, working with graphics and events team to develop and
disseminate invitations, arranging additional promotion of the
webinar through the firm's digital and social media channels,
assisting lawyers with related materials, and handling follow-up
tasks as required.
Work with the regulatory and related practice teams/task forces to
help prepare and edit drafts of various industry survey
submissions, plus maintain repositories of information on practice
group accolades and awards.
Manage and maintain the collection of information for, and
production of, internal marketing materials including monthly
newsletters, mailing lists, internal blogs, and capabilities
Assist with developing group and strategy meeting agendas and
presentations, and prepare and circulate meeting summaries.
Coordinate Reed Smith's participation in, and sponsorship of, local
and national conferences. Responsibilities would include handling
attorney reservations or RSVPs, and coordinating and submitting
advertisements, giveaways, logos, and other materials as needed for
sponsorships and other external activities.
Assist in coordinating and planning Reed Smith-hosted client
seminars and events. Responsibilities would include development of
invitations and invite lists, coordinating with venues on
logistics, coordinating speaker calls, and assisting with event
materials, event promotion, and day-of event needs.
Manage attorney experience and client information in Firmwide
experience databases and client relationship management (CRM)
system. Help maintain practice group/specialty group intranet
All other duties as assigned.
Condition of Employment:
All personnel designated as office-based, hybrid or flexible under
the Firm's Flexible Work Policy are required as a condition of
their employment to have had the initial series of COVID-19
vaccinations, meaning either two doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one
dose of Johnson & Johnson. This policy applies to all U.S. partners
and employees, regardless of full-time, part-time, temporary,
exempt, non-exempt, or any other status or classification.
If you believe that you require an accommodation or exemption to
this policy because of a medical, religious or other reason, please
discuss with the recruiter so that a reasonable accommodation can
Education: College degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or
related field preferred.
Experience: The candidate must be able to demonstrate exceptional
organizational and time management skills, strong writing ability,
a positive attitude, and great work ethic. Must have demonstrated
experience working independently as well as within cross-functional
teams in a collaborative, professional environment. A sound
understanding of, and the ability to competently use, the Microsoft
Office suite is an essential.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint.
Technologically savvy and able to quickly learn new database
Extremely detail oriented, proactive and self-directed with ability
to independently manage and appropriately prioritize multiple
projects and competing priorities under tight deadlines, sometimes
with minimal oversight.
Able to demonstrate sound professional judgment and a high degree
of poise and professionalism when interacting with internal and
Comfortable establishing effective firmwide working relationships
with individuals at all levels.
Possess, and be willing to continue to develop, strong
organizational, project management and problem solving skills.
Able to work independently as well as part of a team, and be
flexible in approach.
Strong people skills, able to interact with senior stakeholders
professionally and develop successful relationships with them.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Equipment To Be Used: Must be able to operate computer and other
office machines such as printer, fax, calculator, telephone,
Typical Physical Demands: Requires manual dexterity sufficient to
operate standard office equipment such as computers, printers, fax
machines, calculators, telephones, etc.
Typical Mental Demands: Requires the ability to efficiently
multi-task and handle projects from various individuals with
competing deadlines. Must also address diverse issues on a daily
basis. Must be able to handle stressful situations and interact
with various personalities at all levels in the Firm. Must be able
to make sound judgment decisions and adapt to changing work
situations. Must be able to quickly grasp and apply new ideas.
Working Conditions: Occasionally called upon to work in excess of
40 hours per week. Works in a typical office setting. Limited
travel may be required.
Reed Smith offers a challenging work environment, business casual
dress code and a total compensation package that includes a
competitive salary, flexible benefits program, tuition assistance,
and generous 401 (k) plan.
Reed Smith is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reed Smith's success
depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people,
regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or
expression, disability, veteran's status, or any characteristic
protected by law. As a firm, we adhere to and promote equal
employment opportunity for all.
Reed Smith provides reasonable accommodations for persons with
disabilities, including in the application and interview
Qualified candidates only. No search firms.
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