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Business Development Research Coordinator, Analysis Group, Inc., Boston, MA

Analysis Group, Inc.

Job Description


Job title:                     Business Development Research Coordinator

Department:              Marketing

Office location:          Boston, MA

Schedule:                   Full-Time, Monday - Friday



Analysis Group is one of the largest private economics consulting firms, with more than 800 professionals across 13 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise


This position will support the marketing department's business development research team in supporting business development and research-related initiatives. The primary focus of this role will be supporting our lead generation activities (researching, tracking, and maintaining leads in support of new business). Employing business and legal research skills, this individual will be responsible for case monitoring, document/filing retrieval, and summarizing cases and findings. Other assignments would include monitoring legal news and supporting the research team with dossiers on potential clients and connections and with expert research.  


The position requires intellectual curiosity; creativity; the tenacity to track down needed information; the capacity to filter large amounts of data; and the ability to problem-solve with the highest level of attention to detail and accuracy.  The Business Development Research Coordinator should be equally effective collaborating with colleagues, as well as working independently on self-directed projects.


Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for lead tracking across a variety of practice areas; activities will include updating case dockets, identifying case details (counsel involved, dockets, complaints, etc.), and creating/updating leads in our Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Assist the research team in the production of news summaries, company/individual dossiers, and industry/practice-specific profiles in support of business development initiatives 
  • Provide news awareness support to business development research group's practice leads, including the monitoring of legal industry news
  • Provide high quality, thoughtful marketing-related research using internal and external research tools including CourtLink, Westlaw, Law360, Bloomberg Law, and Lexis
  • Collaborate on various marketing-related efforts, as needed



  • This position will support the Business Development Research Manager and collaborate with the business development research group and others in the marketing group, as well as fulfilling research requests from consulting staff



  • Bachelor's degree and three to five years of professional experience
  • Ideal candidate will have research experience in the legal or business sector
  • Must have solid research skills as well as strong analytical and critical reasoning skills; prior experience with  Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, or other online legal databases is especially helpful
  • Interest in legal issues and in the current litigation environment
  • Must be able to organize, plan, and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and problem solving ability are critical
  • Must exhibit a desire to learn, participate, and take ownership of one's workload


Factors for Assessing Performance (Functional Competencies):

  • Functional/Technical Capabilities - Demonstrates technical competence and effectively delivers support in area of expertise
  • Customer Service - Responsive to internal and external requests; provides high quality service and support
  • Communication - Communicates clearly and listens to requests effectively
  • Teamwork/Working Characteristics - Demonstrates ability to work effectively with others and independently; demonstrates initiative and ownership
  • Project Management - Effectively manages projects, meeting necessary deadlines
  • Problem Resolution - Resolves problems quickly and effectively


To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Rosemary Zankiw at or apply online at this link.

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