A terrific opportunity to join a “best in class” Business Development team at an Am Law 25 firm. Demonstrated experience of seven (7) years or more, in a successful business development or marketing role of a peer law firm , specifically on the Corporate/M&A side, is required. This role works closely with M&A practice leaders, BD department senior management team and operational teams throughout the firm, to develop and execute key initiatives and business plan objectives.
Responsibilities include: collaborating with Senior M&A Manager in the execution of strategic planning priorities; analyze market and competitor research performed by the research team on target clients and industries; maintain partner, practice, industry and client plans and conduct additional market/competitor research using various internal and external databases; prepare pitches, RFPs, deal lists, brochures and other marketing materials, including drafting original content as needed and work alongside junior members of the team to execute legal directory submissions, league table submissions, biography updates, matter management and other routine projects.
Successful candidates will work well collaborating with the Senior Business Development Manager in leading all aspects of the strategic business development and marketing efforts of the M&A practice. This is a hybrid role which requires in-office attendance in accordance with the schedule set forth by the department. Competitive salary ($155K- $185K). Key metrics for success include an ability foster a team environment. An ideal candidate must exhibit leadership qualities and inspire confidence, respect and trust among direct reports and department heads. Excellent communication skills required (writing, editing, coaching and presentation). Bachelor’s degree required.
J. Sheppard Associates services New York’s top law firms and corporations.
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