BD and Marketing Coordinator – New York – Sidley Austin LLP

Job Information

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    Salary Dollar less-than-30000 /
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description


The Business Development and Marketing Coordinator is a key team member within the Marketing Department. The Coordinator supports a range of regional and firmwide marketing and business development initiatives designed to elevate the Firm’s profile and help lawyers connect with clients, as described below. They take an active role in learning about the service offering, lawyers, and clients of the office/region, and work closely with colleagues across offices and functions to coordinate a range of integrated business development and marketing efforts.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Works with lawyers and marketing colleagues to plan and execute Firm sponsored and hosted client events:
• * Identifies event and sponsorship opportunities aligned with the Firm’s regional practices
• Develops appropriate invitation lists and seeks relevant approvals
• Creates invitations in collaboration with the design team, distributes invitations, and processes registrations
• Coordinates the production of event materials
• Coordinates pre-event planning and post-event debrief meetings with stakeholders
• Defines event metrics to measure ROI
• Supports office/regional client entertainment activities, including management of the Firm’s ticket assets and allocation system:
• Acts as primary contact for all regional sports and event ticket requests
• Works with the BD and Marketing team and office/regional leadership to identify appropriate business development use of firm tickets
• Leverages the use of the firm’s ticket database to maintain accurate records of all ticket usage and works with the accounting department to appropriately document ticket expenses
• Tracks ticket usage and prepared utilization reports
• Assists with drafting and reviewing lawyer biographies for
• Liaises with lawyers to produce and distribute internal and external marketing communications, including new lawyer announcements and regional newsletters
• Drafts regional news announcements and other content for the intranet, website, and social media platforms
• Helps identify relevant speaking and other credentialing opportunities for regional lawyers and assists in the production of required materials
• Assists in the planning and execution of regional marketing initiatives and events that further the Firm’s SidleyWomen and Diversity programs
• Leverages firm technology such as Salesforce (campaign and project management), InterAction (contact relationship management), and Foundation (experience management) to document and track marketing activity
• Collaborates with the Creative team to produce marketing materials related to sponsorships and advertisements
• Assists in the selection, procurement, inventory, and distribution of firm promotional items for marketing activities
• Performs research and data collection on clients and contacts, industries, and competitors, as requested
• Assists in training lawyers and professional staff on InterAction, LinkedIn, and other marketing related tools
• Supports special projects as requested by Marketing Department management and regional lawyers
• New York Applicants: Salaries may vary by location. In New York City, the estimated target salary range of this role is $68,000-$78,000, in addition to bonus eligibility and a comprehensive benefit package. Salary determinations are made based on numerous factors, such as, but not limited to, the relevant market and the skill, experience, class or graduation year, and education of the selected candidate.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and Experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
• A minimum of two (2) years of marketing, business development, program planning, and/or other relevant experience
• Excellent writing and proofreading skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook

• Marketing or business development experience in a law firm or other professional services organization
• Working knowledge of customer relationship, pipeline, and experience management databases such as InterAction, Salesforce, and/or Foundation
• Familiarity with relevant company/market research tools, as well as law firm rankings, awards, and league table publications

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Good judgment
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Superior relationship building skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
• Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
• Able to work under pressure
• Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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