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We are searching for a Business Development Coordinator to work in our New York City office. This position is responsible for a wide variety of duties supporting the marketing and business development initiatives of the New York office as well as the Financial Restructuring & Reorganization practice group firm wide. The ideal candidate has law firm experience, is detail oriented and has excellent communication and project management 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 usage, writing skills, etc.). Working knowledge of legal terms and concepts are a plus. In this position, overtime will be required.
The position will report to the Business Development Manager in New York.
Perform other marketing and business development related responsibilities and projects as necessary.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Alston & Bird is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
Qualified candidates should visit our Career section of our website at www.alston.com and apply on-line. All cover letters and resumes need to be addressed to Vanessa Dobson, Human Resources Manager, New York Office. 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.
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