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Business Development Assistant

Business Development Assistant

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Marketing & Business Development

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McGuireWoods is hiring a Business Development Assistant to work out of either our Charlotte, Chicago, or Dallas office location.  The Business Development Assistant will provide administrative and sales support by coordinating the prospective and current client pipeline for the Private Equity team.

McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


  • Create targeted communications to clients and prospective clients including templates that can be sent for sales and relationship building opportunities. 
  • Track outbound and inbound responses in CRM system. Methodically follow up on status of communications sent. 
  • Source and coordinate with Business Development & Private Equity team on potential leads and markets including leveraging social media tools to identify potential sources of introductions.  
  • Conduct research on pipeline opportunities for Private Equity team. 
  • Provide administrative support for Business Development & Private Equity team.


  • At least 2 years of experience in a business development/sales environment.
  • Experience working with attorneys, private equity groups and investment firms a plus.
  • Ability to build and maintain productive, lasting relationships; team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with CRM/sales tools; MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). 
  • Have more questions?  Connect with a recruiter directly.


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