Business Development Specialist

For the New York Office of an Investigative & Business Intelligence Consulting Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, recommend and execute strategies to drive growth for assigned practices;
  • Research and draft pitches, proposals and RFP responses to facilitate the generation of business development leads;
  • Assist with the design and execution of business development plans for practice groups and individual practitioners; work closely with practice group leaders to adjust plans proactively as market conditions change;
  • Research, analyze and identify opportunities in key industry sectors and with target clients; analyze competitors and their service offerings and identify opportunities to raise the profile of the practices and practitioners;
  • Analyze markets and conduct research into industries, sectors, clients, and competition in order to inform strategic planning;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that efforts are efficient and synchronized across business development support services.

Qualifications include:

  • 3+years of BD experience within a professional services firm or law firm; Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite;
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner, meet deadlines and thrive in a dynamic work environment;
  • Superior research and writing skills;
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with a high level of attention to detail.


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