Business Development Coordinator
Ballard Spahr has a terrific opportunity for a detail-oriented marketing professional with excellent research, organizational and communication skills to join our marketing team. As part of a small, hands-on collaborative team reporting to the Senior Business Development Manager, this position is responsible for supporting the business development efforts of practice groups, industries, and offices. This position primarily interacts with members of the Business Development Team. The incumbent may also interact directly with attorneys, Directors of Practice Management, legal administrative assistants, and team members from other administrative departments such as Finance, Pricing and Legal Project Management, and Risk Management to coordinate and complete projects. This position can be located in any Ballard office on the East Coast or Minneapolis.
The incumbent must be incredibly service-minded with a penchant for processes and problem solving and can work independently and maintain a focus on priorities while meeting strict deadlines. A collaborative, consultative, inclusive working style is paramount. Similarly, relationships and the ability to quickly grasp the subtler elements of the firm’s culture are essential. A strong sense of urgency and an eye for detail are required. This role has a heavy administrative and project support function with the opportunity to support more complex projects.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, 2-3 years of professional experience, strong computer skills, specifically with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience working with multi-location teams. Previous experience in a law firm or other professional services firm preferred. Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
Resume, cover letter and salary requirements are required.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.