Business Development Coordinator

May 24 2023
Industries Legal
Categories Commercial, Corporate, Business,
Toronto, ON • Full time

At McCarthy Tétrault, we offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities and are delighted to have been selected for the eleventh consecutive year in 2023 as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. Our culture is built on professional excellence, collaboration, innovation, thought leadership and entrepreneurialism. We embrace inclusion in all its forms and we provide the tools and opportunities to help our people develop to their full potential.

This position can be based out of Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary or Montreal. McCarthy Tétrault employees benefit from a hybrid work environment.

As a Business Development Coordinator, you will be:

  • Supporting various marketing and business development initiatives for the Firm’s International Markets Group and other identified industry groups, including acting as a liaison with partners, tracking initiatives, managing schedules and calendar invites, submitting invoices for payment, following up with stakeholders, updating data and preparing reports.
  • Providing support for marketing, business development, and go-to-market strategy initiatives, with guidance and support from and in collaboration with Clients & Markets Leads for industries and practice groups.
  • Supporting lawyers with time-sensitive client requests for firm information related to identified industry groups such as credential packages, info sheets and deal lists.
  • Fulfilling industry sponsorship requests by working with lawyers and other team members, including preparing and submitting branding, lawyer profiles, signage, marketing materials and reviewing sponsorship contracts.
  • Gathering client/prospect and industry intelligence with support from the Research and Information group.
  • Assisting in the planning, scheduling and preparation for various meetings and/or conferences.
  • Ensuring marketing materials related to initiatives are up-to-date.
  • Regularly updating and maintaining the Firm’s referral and visits databases, including generation of reports, follow ups and inputting data.
  • Providing the initiative leader with various reports related to different markets including expense budgeting.
  • Providing support on special initiatives projects and to the Marketing and Business Development team, as necessary.

As our ideal candidate, you will distinguish yourself by the following profile:

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field
  • Two years of relevant experience, preferably in a professional or legal services firm
  • Strong communication skills, including business writing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and accommodate rush requests
  • Ability to complete designated tasks in a systematic and logical way with a great attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Team player and go-getter who can work under little supervision
  • Self-starter attitude, with a proactive, problem-solving approach. Confident making day-to-day decisions, but also knows when to escalate and seek supervisory assistance.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a professional exterior.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities with challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to complete designated tasks in a systematic and logical way, with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment with flexibility and adaptability.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite; ability to quickly learn and leverage new technology solutions. Experience working with
  • Salesforce and SharePoint an asset.
  • Excellent word processing, spelling, grammar, editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to proactively engage with multiple stakeholders in a matrix reporting system.
  • Flexibility to work occasional overtime to support events outside of regular working hours.

As a member of the McCarthy team, you will have access to:

  • Outstanding benefits from day one, including insurance premiums paid by the Firm and wellness and technology reimbursements.
  • Competitive compensation, paid overtime and generous time off, including a day off to volunteer and a day off for your birthday.
  • A commitment to professional development and growth opportunities for our people at all levels, supported by a culture that fully embraces and encourages two-way feedback.
  • Strong community involvement and a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • A collaborative, cohesive culture that connects lawyers and business teams through collective purpose.

We thank all applicants for their interest in McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status. McCarthy Tétrault is an equal opportunity employer that fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment. Please notify us if you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process.

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