Head of Business Development & Marketing

For the New York Office of a Magic Circle Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Advise the global U.S. practice on marketing strategy, client targeting and branding campaigns;
  • Develop and manage the BD and marketing team including; identifying areas for improvement, providing coaching and mentoring for team members;
  • Establish best practice for marketing & BD processes; manage coordination of ad hoc projects such as events, sponsorships, conferences, special global projects, major RFPs;
  • Develop and implement marketing plans for priority clients and coach Partners and Associates in BD skills;
  • Direct the overall brand and positioning program for the NY and D.C. offices, including identifying key messages and executing internal communication programs;
  • Determine and manage the annual marketing budget for US marketing initiatives.

Qualifications include:

  • 6+ years of marketing & BD leadership relevant in a professional services organization;
  • Ability to work as a senior business services team member that motivates and develops others;
  • Highly effective communicator who is able to influence verbally and in writing;
  • Past experience dealing with and influencing Firm leadership as well as obtaining buy-in for strategic initiatives;
  • Strong team player who is able to work collaboratively and diplomatically across all levels;
  • Creative thinker who is able to analyze problems and offer solutions quickly; Strong client focus.


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