Fennemore is seeking a full-time BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST to support its Business Development & Marketing Department in Phoenix, AZ.


  • Developing a network of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Membership coordination and sponsorship collaboration;
  • Helping the firm nurture leads and develop client relationships;
  • External and internal communications;
  • Attending community events;
  • Creating a global roadmap of the firm’s corporate philanthropic activities and community involvement.
  • Engage targets and key clients in strategic events and communications as well as help identify relevant topics for prospects;
  • Assist with implementation, tracking and measurement of business development actions and CRM;
  • Manage research of market and industry trends, as well as evaluate and analyze competitive intelligence to identify new business opportunities and expand on existing relationships; and
  • Promote cross-office and practice group communication and collaboration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing communications, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for degree requirement;
  • 3+ years’ of experience in business development or corporate responsibility; and
  • Ability to travel to other offices estimated at 20% per year.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficiency in the common collection of Microsoft Office software;
  • Familiarity with Customer Relationship Management software;
  • Social media;
  • Ability to identify areas of opportunity;
  • Effective research strategies;
  • Experience with reporting and analytics;
  • Effective time management and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously on a deadline;
  • Ability to manage end-to-end internal communication plans, tactics, and outcomes, including the frequency and channels of communication;
  • Effective coordination across multiple firm practice groups and areas of business; and
  • Ability to develop and execute creative strategies for communicating internally and to community stakeholders, taking into account the needs of different audiences.


Fennemore is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people from all social, economic and ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply to our positions. Fennemore is dedicated to maintaining an atmosphere that promotes the diversity of personal backgrounds, experiences, abilities, perspectives and ideas. If your experience and qualifications are close to what you see listed here – even if not a perfect match — please still consider applying. If you require assistance or need reasonable accommodations during any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by sending an email to and include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Salary: $73,000 – $78,000/per year

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. Any employee may be required to perform duties outside of their normal assigned responsibilities as needed.