Business Development Manager (Financial Services)

For the New York Office of a Financial Services Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist Partners in developing and executing practice group and individual business development plans and budgets;
  • Understand the Firm's Financial Services practice and platform, client base, market opportunities and business development support needs;
  • Conduct and analyze client, prospect, industry and market research to identify new business opportunities and provide attorneys with an up-to-date understanding of the competitive landscape;
  • Proactively identify business development opportunities by monitoring industry and client news and developments; communicate and track lead generation opportunities to the attorneys;
  • Oversee and execute the preparation of pitches, presentations, RFP responses, background materials and general practice group marketing materials;
  • Manage profile-raising opportunities, including directory, award and league table submissions.

Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of BD experience within a law firm or professional services environment;
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field;
  • Experience leading and/or supporting product marketing campaigns is a plus;
  • Proactive business development professional who can lead initiatives;
  • Possess strong knowledge of the financial services regulatory legal market;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills and the ability to synthesize actionable reports and business development strategies from a wide variety of data and sources.

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