McGuireWoods LLP

  • Business Development & Event Coordinator

    Category Marketing & Business Development
    Job Location
  • Overview

    McGuireWoods has an opportunity for a self-starting, enthusiastic individual to join its Marketing & Business Development team as a Business Development Coordinator, ideally located in Chicago, IL. The candidate most closely-aligned with the role will have experience supporting revenue-generating activities in a professional services environment, experience coordinating events from start to finish, a keen eye for detail, a highly professional and client service-oriented demeanor, and be able to work collaboratively with a remote team. The candidate will support events, marketing, and business development activities for practice areas, industry teams and client teams.


    McGuireWoods LLP is a major U.S. law firm with offices in the United States and Europe. Tracing the firm's roots back to 1834, McGuireWoods has a long history of growth through mergers with predecessor firms in existing markets, as well as client-centered expansion into new markets. Working with clients to develop these strategies, the firm has kept pace with its clients changing needs -- and helping them meet their goals. This has been the firm's philosophy for more than 175 years, and it continues to direct endeavors as the firm looks toward the future. For more information, please visit


    • Serve as a primary point of contact on multi-day, multi-track conferences. Responsibilities include interfacing with speakers and sponsors, managing e-communication campaigns, maintaining accurate agendas, and working with managers, event planners, and marketing technology to ensure a successful outcome.
    • Conduct research, drafting, and positioning at the onset of new opportunities.
    • Input data and develop reports for experience collection and management.
    • Be the protagonist for lateral attorney onboarding activities.
    • Draft submissions for legal and industry-specific league tables and rankings.
    • Partner with research team to gather and synthesize information related to business development opportunities.
    • Serve as the point of contact for communications team on marketing collateral and business development materials.


    • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of marketing and business development experience in a professional services firm.
    • Experience managing large events from start to finish.
    • Proven proactive approach to work assignments.
    • High attention to detail.
    • Professional demeanor, especially in high-pressure situations  
    • Client service mentality
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines in an efficient and productive manner.
    • Experience with proposals and RFPs.

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