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Business Development Coordinator (Contract)

We are currently recruiting for Business Development Coordinator to join our Marketing & Business Development team in Singapore. This is a maternity leave for a fixed term contract period of 6 months. Applicants should have approximately 1 – 3 years of experience in business development and marketing, preferably in a professional services environment.

The role offers the opportunity for involvement in all aspects of business development in a professional services environment, with a particular focus on drafting proposals, capturing experience, and creating collateral materials. This role will involve coordinating across a number of practice groups and give the candidate a wide range of experience across the gull services of the firm.

Scope of the work 

Reporting directly to the Business Development Adviser and overseen by Singapore Senior Business Development Manager , the successful candidate will work with lawyers and all layers of support staff including managers and secretaries to assist with all aspects of the business development and marketing function, including:

  • Business Proposals: Work closely with BD Adviser and Partners to manage all aspects of the proposal process including drafting credentials statements, proposals and presentations in English.
  • Experience Capture: Work with the lawyers and other M&BD team members to draft work experience and add it to the firm's Experience Database.
  • Directory Submissions: Draft legal directory submissions, awards submissions and survey responses and coordinating with lawyers to submit references and schedule interviews.
  • Collateral Management: Updating and maintaining a full suite of marketing collateral, including office and practice profiles, lawyers' profiles, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Business Development Planning: Support the BD Adviser and practice area Partners with business development planning, client and prospect targeting, client and sector research, lead generation and pursuits.
  • Client Development: Assisting the BD team in running the regional client development programme, including managing one or two clients with partners.
  • Event Management: Working with the BD Adviser to coordinate a broad range of events including panel and speaking engagements, seminars and conferences, social events and receptions.
  • Administration: Provide effective administrative support
  • Business Development Coordinator (Contract)
  • Information Maintenance: Ensuring that key information systems such as the credentials database, experience database, CV database and InterAction are kept up-to-date.
  • Website Maintenance: Coordinating regular updates of web pages for the Singapore office.
  • External Communications: Working with the media relations team to coordinate public relations opportunities, including article placement and coordinating media interviews.
  • Ad hoc projects: Assisting with ad hoc projects as mandated by the Business Development Advisor and lawyers.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in business administration, marketing or law.
  • A minimum of 1 – 3 years of experience in business development and marketing, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Time management – needs to effectively manage own time to complete assigned tasks.
  • Excellent personal communication skills and strong organizational abilities.
  • Excellent command of English. Able to read and write in business English including writing persuasive language and communicating complex thoughts in a simple but comprehensive manner.
  • High attention to detail, including exceptional proofreading skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to perform under pressure.
  • Consistent positive attitude with a "can do" mentality.
  • Flexible approach in order to handle fluctuating work volumes and priorities.
  • Proven discretion and trust in dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Advanced PC skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and ability to learn new IT skills such as digital marketing systems, InterAction and other database systems.

Who we are 

Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice that helps corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. We have over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the United States. Our practice breadth, geographical reach and industry knowledge provide us with insights into the issues that affect our clients deeply and enable us to provide high quality business-oriented legal advice to assist them in achieving their commercial goals.

Established in 1998, our Singapore office is the gateway for our firm’s activities in South and South East Asian countries. Our joint law venture with the Singapore law firm Lee & Lee enables us to provide clients a one-stop shop for legal services. We serve clients on a wide range of matters across major practice streams.

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