Business Development Manager, Private Equity

Business Development Manager, Private Equity

Business Development Manager, Private Equity


Marketing/Business Development


New York

Employment Type



$120000 - $180000

Job Description:


Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead and draft content for cross-practice RFPs and pitches, including coordination with other business developers.
  • Identify and facilitate cross-selling opportunities for the private equity practice across the firm, including crafting and executing a range of go-to-market strategies around these opportunities and collaborating with Business Development Managers for other practice areas and industry initiatives on these opportunities
  • Organize and drive client targeting program for supported areas, including prompting and monitoring pursuit activities, and tracking and reporting on results.
  • Conduct strategic research on potential clients, competitors, and practice developments more broadly to identify business trends and opportunities
  • Build effective agendas for team meetings, prepare materials and speakers, and project manage actions coming from meetings.
  • Create and maintain materials to support pitches and proposals.
  • Coordinate firm-hosted business development events, including receptions, client entertainment outings, substantive presentations, webinars, etc., working closely with participating lawyers and Marketing Dept. colleagues on invitation list development, event materials, participant tracking, engagement, on-site management, and targeted follow-up activities.
  • Identify and facilitate participation in sponsorships, conferences, memberships and other key profile-building opportunities for the practice, office and individual lawyers in each.
  • Manage legal directory and league ranking submissions, and assist the PR team in the generation of matters and other information for awards submissions
  • Lateral onboarding: guide lateral hires through the protocols of bringing in clients and integrating themselves into firm priorities
  • Create and maintain other relevant marketing collateral.


Job Requirements:


  • Flexible, forward-thinking, proactive, energetic, and detail-oriented team player
  • Professional, yet approachable, demeanor, with comfort and competence both in dealing with senior lawyers and working collaboratively with other lawyers and business services throughout the firm
  • Excellent project management skills, with keen attention to detail and an ability to prioritize and execute multiple ongoing tasks often under tight deadlines
  • An ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • An effective change management approach
  • “Team player” mentality with great collegiality who responds well to an evolving environment and is willing to be flexible and lend support where needed
  • Superior presentation, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates should have well-developed Microsoft Office skills, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, and be proficient in contact relationship management databases, such as Microsoft Dynamics. Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree.