Business Development Specialist - Project Finance

For the New York Office of a Magic Circle Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in Partner and Counsel BD meetings as well as the US Client Committee;
  • Help drive and implement best practice across the US practices; implement and embed a consistent, growth-oriented approach to business development and client account management;
  • Build and drive client account management and development plans that are action oriented, measurable and focused on revenue growth;
  • Identify and target opportunities and proactively support Partner-led 1-to-1 focused business development;
  • Work closely with other Practice BD Specialists across the Americas to ensure the Firm is leveraging opportunities to cross-sell;
  • Advise and support pitch strategy, pricing/fee negotiation strategy. Provide prioritized client specific input to key bids and proposals.

Qualifications include:

  • 4+ years of business/client development experience, preferably within the Project Finance sector and/or within a client; BA/BS required;
  • Familiarity with the practice area;
  • Flexible, collaborative, resilient, resourceful, team player;
  • Exceptionally strong and proactive communication skills with experience in driving change,
  • Attention to detail and a client service orientation;
  • Exceptional project management skills.


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