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Marketing and Business Development Specialist

OVERVIEW: Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 900 + attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets. 


SUMMARY: This position plays a central role in supporting the firm’s go-to market strategy across industries, as well as playing a key role in support of our practices.  Our industry approach brings together Duane Morris lawyers across practices and regions to develop multidisciplinary thought leadership and insights addressing our clients’ business-critical issues. The Marketing & Business Development (MBD) Specialist has important, front-line responsibility with our lawyers in the development and implementation of business plans, client targeting initiatives, profile raising campaigns, and a myriad of other MBD efforts across the firm. He/she/they/them will work closely with a successful, well-regarded, and plugged-in group of Marketing & Business Development Managers, as well as our global MBD team.


The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, polished, detail-oriented, pathologically-organized and responsive professional with strong project-development and -management skills and a creative, solutions-oriented mindset, ideally honed in a large law firm or other professional services context.


  • Works closely with Marketing & Business Development Managers to support the full spectrum of MBD needs, working alongside a robust full-service team of functional specialty groups (including Client Development, Communications, CRM, Graphics, Media, Pitches/Proposals, Events, and Administration)
  • Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with attorneys and colleagues in and out of the department and across the firm.
  • Work proactively and reactively with respect to attorney, practice, and industry needs and queries, and follow through to ensure needs are met.
  • Organizes internal group meetings and calls, drafting/distributing notes and action plan updates, actively participate in discussion and agenda-setting.
  • Supports select client and project teams in maintaining client satisfaction and growing the firm’s relationship with identified key clients across sectors.
  • Collects and organizes representative matters, client, and industry lists for use in marketing materials and standardized credentials.
  • Conducts research and compiles information on industry and market trends and competitor activity, to aid in the development of marketing plans, presentations, and proposals.
  • Helps create and manage content in concert with colleagues for use with practice and sector web presence, collateral, and other internal and external communication channels.
  • Coordinates internal and external client programs and sponsorships, including creating and distributing invitations; overseeing internal / external advertising; developing PowerPoint presentations, seminar materials, and handouts; working at, or attending, the event (whether live or virtual); measuring return on investment; and ensuring participant follow-up.
  • Providing support on other strategic marketing and business development initiatives as needed.


  • Strong relationship-development, project management, communication, and proactive client service skills and attitude are essential.
  • 4+ years’ of experience in a law firm (AmLaw 100 firm a plus) or other professional services firm desired.
  • Experience in lawyer/practice/industry support, including coaching, team mentoring, events, pitch/other content development, budget creation/management.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to diverse work styles.
  • Must be outgoing, comfortable demonstrating initiative, and able to think critically and creatively.
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and focus on responsiveness.
  • College degree required. English or other writing-intensive background helpful. Occasional travel required.



  • Comprehensive healthcare, dental, vision, and prescription plans.
  • Commuter, HSA and FSA spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401k and Pension Plan
  • 20 vacation days, 11 paid holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)

EEO STATEMENT:  Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979 1224.

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Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements.  In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator