The Business Development and Marketing Specialist serves as a liaison assigned the Energy and Project Finance practice teams and reports to the Business Development and Marketing Manager. S/He will work directly with the partners in the group (across various offices worldwide) to develop and execute clear strategies and business plans, and manage an aligned range of marketing campaigns/programs, events, communications and key account activity.
Projects may include: securing panel and other appointments through the submission of written proposals/pitches; assisting in the maintenance of business development and marketing collateral for the group (including experience databases); monitoring progress against planned priorities; directory submissions and improving the profile of the practices and developing strategy for participation in or planning of major events. S/He takes an active role in learning about the practice and closely related practices. S/He helps developing projects to enhance the groups’ and the Firm’s internal knowledge about its clients and business in order to foster cross-selling.
Proposals and Pitches
Practice and Client Development
Other Marketing and Profile-raising Activities
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (the “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. Employees or applicants who need an accommodation should contact Human Resources. If you need such an accommodation, please email email@example.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
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
· 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