Legal Business Development Manager- Cap Markets and Real Estate

New York Permanent USD140,000 - USD160,000 per year
  • Join a top AmLaw firm based in NY!
  • Competitive Salary and benefits package

About Our Client

As one of the world's leading law firms with 25 offices, they engage with the most important challenges and opportunities facing their clients.

Job Description

  • The BD Manager will serve as primary point of contact for assigned practice areas, supporting the group's lawyers in their marketing and business development goals.
  • Seek to understand firm, practice and office goals and work to identify cross-selling opportunities and facilitate multi-disciplinary cooperation among colleagues.
  • Conduct research on existing and prospective clients, competitor activity, and industry or market trends to develop best practices and aid in the development of BD plans, presentations and proposals. Understand and apply sophisticated marketing/BD strategy. Show vision.
  • Create and edit the following: Responses to RFPs, customized pitches and business development presentations. Web and print marketing collateral, including brochures, practice descriptions, biographies. Client alerts, newsletters and articles authored by attorneys. Directory submissions and industry award applications.
  • Prepare, review and revise directory and award submissions, working with partners directly to submit responses in a timely fashion, and prepare analysis of results regarding same.
  • Collect and maintain representative matters, deal lists, client and industry lists for use in marketing materials.
  • Liaise with the firm's communications team and PGLs on media relations and communications activities relevant to the business development initiatives associated with the practice area or office.
  • Draft press releases and work closely with PR Manager on press related items.
  • In coordination with Conference & Events Manager and Events Manager, manage all practice related seminars, CLE presentations and client-facing events. Evaluate and advise on new opportunities for the practice areas or firm as relevant.
  • In coordination with the Head of PR and Communications Managers, evaluate awards submission opportunities for relevant practices and ensure that practice groups lawyers are provided visibility on various media and social channels



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • This person must have strong presence, a high degree of poise and the ability to interact effectively, build relationships with multiple constituents, influence action and achieve results.
  • A proactive attitude.
  • Excellent project-management skills are a must.
  • Professional experience with a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • The successful candidate will be able to:
    • Set goals and take responsibility for achieving them.
    • Establish credibility with partners through evincing the right mix of confidence, tact and persistence. Build trust.
    • Develop a plan and execute it - project management skills essential.
    • Collaborate effectively. You will need strong leadership skills to keep projects moving.
    • Secure buy-in and support of attorneys and senior management.
    • Effectively delegate: draw out the best in people; set and communicate goals; measure accomplishments, hold people accountable; give practical, impartial feedback.

What's on Offer

- Competitive salary

- Competitive benefits

- Growth opportunities

Contact
Maddie Reingold
Quote job ref
JN-042023-6030733

Job summary

Sector
Marketing
Sub Sector
Marketing Management
Industry
Media & Agency
Location
New York
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Maddie Reingold
Job Reference
JN-042023-6030733