Overview

New York, NY 

Summary

Premier, global, law firm’s Business Development team has an opening for a Supervisor, Business Development who specializes in supporting business development and marketing initiatives, pitch and proposal efforts, and the development of client relationships and new business opportunities for finance practices at a law firm.  This position will report to a Business Development Manager.

In this capacity, the Supervisor, Business Development will:

  • Participate in planning, preparing and implementing the Business Development Department’s initiatives, including any of the following: marketing campaigns, cross-selling activities, and promotion of best practices;
  • Provide support in the preparation, editing, coordination and dissemination of marketing materials including RFPs and pitches/proposals for potential and existing clients;
  • Prepare industry and geography-specific research projects with market and competitive analyses; help identify business development opportunities and develop client target lists;
  • Collaborate on key client and industry initiatives, and maintain client outreach/activity logs and databases;
  • Maintain and update the Business Development practice descriptions, brochures, lawyer biographies and experience lists;
  • Help collect and maintain deal descriptions and databases, including preparing submissions for appropriate league tables;
  • Prepare and distribute internal newsletters and communications to relevant practice groups and BD team members;
  • Support the development and execution of annual business plans for practice groups and client relationships;
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of seminars, webinars and events including negotiating sponsorship packages;
  • Collate ROI with key stakeholders following all business development and marketing campaigns and initiatives;
  • Work overtime as required; and
  • Handle additional Business Development and marketing projects as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (required); and
  • At least 5+ years of legal business development experience.

Proficiencies

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance competing demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced professional environment;
  • Excellent communication, writing and proofreading skills;
  • Fundamental knowledge of marketing principles, procedures, concepts and practical applications;
  • Fundamental knowledge of the needs and expectations of law firm operations and corporate legal clients in order to function at a strategic level; and
  • Fundamental knowledge of legal concepts.

Salary: highly competitive market compensation
Date Active: 2.10.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt