Senior Business Development Coordinator

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Mar 16, 2023
Apr 13, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

The Boston, MA office of Finnegan, one of the world's leading and largest intellectual property law firms, is seeking a Business Development Coordinator. The individual will support the firm in the areas of business development, marketing, and client relations. The coordinator will work with managers to ensure initiatives align with firm strategy and practices.


  • Assist the business and client development managers with developing proposals and presentations for pitch opportunities.
  • Serve as co–lead support for regional marketing efforts for the Boston office, Robotics and Media working groups, and the Nor'easter's group. Also work with managers, DBD, and CMO to support the BD activities of across other firm working groups, as needed.
  • Support managers with in–house education opportunities for clients and prospects, as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Events team to develop and execute in–person and virtual marketing events, such as firm–hosted seminars, client receptions, and sponsorships for the Boston office, Robotics and Media working groups, and the Nor'easter's group.
  • Provide standard reporting across the primary areas of support, including the Boston office.
  • Track activities related to the client intelligence initiative, in–house education, research, etc., as directed by managers, DBD, or CMO.
  • Provide back–up support for research related to corporate profiles, venue/judge statistics, and firm experience (technologies, courts, counsel, etc.).
  • Maintain inventory of marketing materials and promo gift items in Boston.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum three years of experience in a professional business environment.
  • Knowledge of and/or demonstrated aptitude for analytical research, with experience in a wide range of research tools, including advanced Internet searching, Monitor Suite, Lex Machina, Pacer, or other related legal databases.
  • Basic understanding of intellectual property law a plus.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with ability to synthesize data and succinctly convey facts and strategic implications.
  • Adept user of various technologies, including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and video–conferencing technologies (Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WebEx). Exposure or experience with SharePoint a plus.

The firm offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer