Job Summary Seeking a professional with skills in marketing, business development and event/meeting planning as part of the core team for a national Specialty Practice Group (“SPG”), specializing in the legal sector. Must be a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to multi-task and an interest in developing new business development tools with the support of corporate marketing and research. The SPG supports 300+ brokers throughout the US in building tools and intellectual capital to differentiate our services and expand legal sector market share. Position requires daily interaction with SPG team and advisors/leadership of company throughout North America and the globe.
Job Responsibilities Responsible for supporting national Specialty Practice Group (“SPG”) focused on the legal sector Provide hands-on support to the Lead of the Practice Group and Advisory Team Oversee business and database development efforts, including database management, meeting coordination and business development/lead tracking Act as the main point of contact for national client services and speak with both brokers and executive leadership in law firms Manage annual symposium tour and help coordinate schedules, SPG team calls, power point presentations, marketing and business development materials, events, etc. Manage annual benchmark survey invites and webinars as well as distribution of materials Association of Legal Administrators (“ALA”) National Conference – proactively lead the efforts with team coordinating the C&W booth at the conference, including but not limited to booth registrations, set ups, dinners, invitations, give always, client events, etc. Update global CRM system with current and future opportunities Work directly with client representatives and account teams across services lines to determine business development needs, support content offerings, and provide support to brokers in field Manage calendars and prep agenda for team and practice group calls and action items Managing and tracking legal sector research and marketing efforts with in house resources Define and run practice group subcommittee internal projects and initiatives
Requirements Bachelor's degree 1 to 3 years of related experience in business development, marketing/presentations, event coordination, database development and research in addition to college degree Expertise in business development, database tracking, strategic account pursuits Creative thinker, problem solver and team player Excellent writing, communication and technology skills Understanding of real estate and legal industry a benefit but not necessary Modest travel for conferences and SPG initiatives Proficiency with MS Office required; experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Experience with Salesforce or other CRM system a plus. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects; project management skills and training is highly desirable Attention to detail and multi-tasking skills a must Possesses strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with Account Directors, clients and as a team with other Account Platform Coordinators Entrepreneurial spirit
Physical Requirements Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays
Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmat?ive? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues ...of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.