Head of Financial Services Business Development

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Partners to develop and execute branding, thought leadership, and cross-collaborative strategies targeting investment and commercial banks, alternative capital providers, private equity firms and hedge funds.
  • Leverage knowledge and deep understanding of the financial services practice capabilities across the Firm to identify timely and relevant topics for thought leadership and client outreach campaigns;
  • Research and recommend new high-potential channels and targeting and segmentation strategies to promote the financial services brand;
  • Develope and update marketing materials, including website content, brochures, lawyer biographies, at-a-glance documents, etc.;
  • Coordinate with the Firm's PR team to identify notable matters and trends to position the Firm within top tier media outlets and leverage content via social media channels;
  • Develop actionable plans for expansion of relationships with priority clients, including relationship mapping and contact management.

Qualifications include:

  • BD expertise within a financial institution or at a top-tier law firm;
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or other related field; an MBA or JD is preferred;
  • Excellent project management skills; detail oriented and efficient;
  • Superior presentation, writing and verbal communication skills; ability to tailor communications effectively for different groups and stakeholders;
  • Ability to interact credibly and diplomatically with all levels in an organization and externally within the market;
  • Ability to establish relationships, influence action and achieve results with seasoned Partners.


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