The Business Development Assistant position is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties supporting the marketing and business development initiatives of Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles office. This position will also support the Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices as requested. The ideal candidate has law firm experience, is detail oriented, and has excellent communication and follow-up skills. The ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment is essential, as is the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial (spelling, grammar, writing skills, etc.). Working knowledge of legal terms and concepts are a plus. The position will report to the Senior Business Development Manager in California and work closely with the Senior Business Development Coordinator.
Pitches and Proposals
Tickets and Inventory
Communication with the Senior Business Development Manager and Senior Business Development Coordinator is of utmost importance. Weekly project status updates are required, as well as key information updates more frequently if necessary/requested.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Education and Experience Requirements
The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time.
Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position. In accepting a position, it is understood that continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. A satisfactory background check is the absence of a criminal record which bears a demonstrable relationship to the applicant/employee’s suitability to perform the required duties and responsibilities of the position. Alston & Bird is not currently accepting resumes from agencies for this position. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if Alston & Bird hires the candidate.
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