Business Development Manager – Private Funds

New York, NY


Our client, an elite global law firm, is seeking a Business Development Manager to work with their Private Funds, Real Estate and Tax practice groups.

The Business Development Manager will have the opportunity to lead on a wide range of business and client development activities on a global level. You will be part of a dynamic team and work with colleagues from other offices around the world.


Practice Support

  • Develop and execute business development plans for the Private Funds, Real Estate and other key practice groups.
  • Develop and maintain key messages, marketing materials standard slides, credentials and pitch materials for key practices.
  • Analyze and track key clients, targets, BD plans and drive the development of existing client relationships.
  • Support cross-selling efforts by identifying new business opportunities within a specific sector or group of clients.
  • Organize and attend partner meetings, create agendas, document and follow-up on actions agreed.
  • Work with the Research team to prepare client reports, including background information, advisory relationships and market intelligence.
  • Work with the Events team to plan and execute client events, including webinars and conferences and assist with external sponsorships
  • Work with the Media and Marketing Communications teams on profile-raising and thought-leadership initiatives for key practices and sectors
  • Manage directory submissions, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, etc.
  • Maintain business development records in the firm’s Marketing and Business Development technology systems—including CRM data, pitch content and matter tracking.

Pitch Support

  • Prepare credentials, pitches and RFPs, tailoring materials for individual clients.
  • Support client presentations.
  • Ensure consistency of pitch materials and seek improvements in quality.

Client Relationship Management

  • Manage up to three of the firm’s global client teams.
  • Lead on client feedback initiatives for practice groups.
  • Leverage research and news to report on market trends, insights, competitor activity and client developments.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for attorney outreach and engagement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Liberal Arts or related field desired.
  • 7+ years of business development experience at an international law firm or professional services organization.
  • Knowledge of business and financial markets.
  • Ability to build credibility and trust with partners globally.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships at all levels of the firm.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities amid competing priorities, tight deadlines and changing business demands.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Team player.
  • Expected to monitor emails outside of regular business hours.
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours, including early mornings, evenings and weekends, as needed.


The base salary range for this position is $130,000 to $160,000. Actual pay is determined based on a number of job-related factors, including skills, education, training, credentials, experience, scope and complexity of role responsibilities, geographic location and performance.


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