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RFP/Proposal Specialist
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, a highly respected southeast regional law firm, seeks an RFP Specialist to work closely with the Business Development and Marketing Team to implement marketing and business development initiatives. The specialist will be responsible for writing and coordinating proposals and maintaining the firm’s experience database as well as other related tasks.

Working with department team members, attorneys and staff around the firm, the position requires a proactive, responsible individual who has outstanding organizational and writing skills. The position would be based in Charlotte or Raleigh, NC, or Greenville, SC.


Regular tasks include:

  • Working with members of the marketing/business development team, attorneys and other departments to develop strategic, client-centric proposals, tailored marketing collateral and pitches, with special attention on tracking and reporting results.
  • Overseeing proposal processes and schedules, and collating high-quality submissions to meet various requirements and deadlines.
  • Coordinating the collection of representative work and maintaining related databases.
  • Assisting with the development of standard practice descriptions and capturing custom content.
  • Regularly proofreading proposals, web content, and various marketing collateral materials.
  • Assisting with PowerPoint pitches and presentations as needed.
  • Assisting with local events and other marketing initiatives as needed.

  • Assisting with or leading other marketing projects as needed.

Specific Requirements
  • College degree required.
  • 4+ years of experience in professional services marketing or related field (law firm experience is a plus).
  • Proven experience developing proposals and submissions.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strategic and extremely detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment is essential, as is the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Self-motivated and a demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Professional demeanor; able to interact with lawyers and staff throughout the firm.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
Contact Details
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP

Clients of Smith Moore Leatherwood receive creative, cost-effective legal services that align with their goals. With seven offices and more than 165 attorneys across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, the firm’s core practice areas are focused on litigation, business law, health care, real estate, tax, and labor and employment. For more information about the firm and its attorneys, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Our Firm is an equal opportunity employer.
  • It is the policy of our Firm to afford fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
  • E-Verify for purposes of verifying employment eligibility.

No phone calls, walk-ins, or agencies, please.

To apply, please send confidential resume with cover letter explaining match between your skills and the above job responsibilities, qualifications and education as well as salary requirements to:

Beth Griffin
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Company Name Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Posted Date 12/15/2017
Job Type Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full Time
Location Charlotte,North Carolina
City Charlotte
State North Carolina
Country USA
Region South