A top Am Law 100 law firm is searching for an experienced Business Development Manager to support the Litigation and IP practices. The position will work closely with the partners and colleagues to help chart and drive business development and the marketing strategy. The ideal candidate has experience supporting Litigation in a law firm environment.
Work with the Partner leaders of the Litigation and IP practice groups, and senior staff to help craft overall business development and marketing strategy and execute a range of go-to-market efforts. Identify cross-selling and cross-marketing opportunities for the practices.
Track and assess potential clients, competitors, to identify business trends and opportunities and ensure the firm is optimally positioned to grow market share.
Draft marketing materials and play a coordinating role in connection with pitches, RFPs, and other new business opportunities.
Continuously maintain all relevant website content, brochures, lawyer biographies, pitch materials, etc. so that they are consistent and up-to-date with firm and specialty area branding efforts.
Maintain up-to-date repository of relevant client matters and client references, work with legal directory and league ranking submissions on Chambers and numerous other rankings.
Assist lawyers on the development of their individual business plans.
Compile periodic reports on business development activity and results by supported teams/lawyers.
Six or more years of experience in a business development at a law firm with a focus on Litigation and/or IP. Proficient in the use of a variety of applications such as, but not limited to, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Interaction (or other CRM databases).
Ability to travel. Undergraduate degree required – JD or MBA preferred.