Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager


Marketing/Business Development


New York

Employment Type



$145000 - $180000

Job Description:

Main responsibilities:

· Work with the US partners to develop the BD strategy to maximize opportunities to grow revenue in line with the firm's strategic plans. Develop and lead strategic initiatives to meet the business plan goals, evaluating progress on implementation.

· Coordinating meetings with the practice groups to review progress on marketing projects and key client targeting; ensuring relevant information from these meetings is circulated to other relevant internal groups.

· Working directly with the attorneys to draft/edit/submit competitive requests for proposals, credentials, pitches and presentations, both locally and internationally.

· Working with the global PR team to maintain effective press coverage on major deals, hires, client alerts, awards, and market developments.

· Developing and maintaining effective marketing processes, including internal systems, data sources and external website data.

· Using an understanding of the firm’s international partner and business development network (and the varied range of working practices/styles) to coordinate existing projects and develop new opportunities. Sharing ideas with colleagues in order to enhance quality and efficiency of work and developing best practices for the practice groups and the business development team as a whole.

Job Requirements:

Desired skills and experience:

· Four plus (4+) years of professional law firm experience working in a fast-paced environment.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Proactive approach to successfully growing practice groups.

· A self-starter with the ability prioritize, multi-task and drive forward multiple projects, using limited partner availability in the most effective way.

· Experience developing in depth understanding of legal markets of which practice groups operate in the U.S.

· Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills—with partners, associates, and business development colleagues.

· Willingness and enthusiasm to develop an in-depth understanding of markets in which your practice areas operate.

· High attention to detail and strong client focus.

· Flexibility in work schedule as this role will require working beyond set hours from time-to-time.

· Bachelor's degree required.

· Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite