Business Development Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast paced, growing environment? Venable LLP has an opening for a Business Development Assistant to join our Marketing Department in our Washington, DC headquarters.

 The Business Development Assistant will be responsible for a broad range of administrative and support duties associated with operations of the firm’s Business Development function.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Build prospect and mailing lists, assist with reporting and business intelligence research
  • Assisting with the maintenance of department data
  • Assisting business development teams in the preparation and logistics of marketing events
  • Assisting with client alerts, proofreading client communications and various web postings
  • Providing administrative support related to internal meetings, expense processing, travel arrangements, data entry and document preparation.


The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in an office setting, preferably in professional services. Law firm experience a plus.  Marketing or business development experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Nuance). Requires working knowledge of website database/technology, firm's intranet database/technology and document assembly tool.
  • General understanding of marketing and business development concepts and principles.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and careful proofreader.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks, demands, and deadlines.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time/project management skills.


If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.

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