The Business Development Manager will work with the firm's Regulatory and Finance practice groups and can be based in Atlanta, New York or Washington DC. The Manager will assist in developing and implementing strategies to cultivate business with current and prospective clients. Develop high quality, tailored pitch materials and responses to RFPs with meaningful ideas and creativity to shape strategic pursuits. Regularly develop compelling practice area content to reflect recent developments and enhanced capabilities. Work with the senior business development managers and practice leadership to develop annual business plans. Work with firm lawyers to develop individual practice plans and support key initiatives. Conduct client, prospect, industry, competitor and market research/analysis to inform targeted business development efforts. Develop and implement industry-focused strategies and help the practices leverage participation in important industry programs. Identify and execute on cross-selling opportunities. Work with the senior business development managers and practice leadership to implement lateral integration plans. Work with the firm’s communications team to effectively promote the successes of the practices, including identifying media, publishing and speaking opportunities that align with the profile-raising objectives of the practices. Develop practice group directory and award submissions for publications like Chambers. Update practice collateral to reflect recent developments and enhanced capabilities. Develop systems to help track progress on practice priorities. Collect matter data for inclusion in the firm’s experience database. Assist with the coordination of practice group events, sponsorships, advertisements and speaking engagements.
College degree required and six (6) or more years of marketing experience, preferably with a law firm.