BD Manager, Public Companies

For the New York, Atlanta, Houston or Chicago Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and draft content for cross-practice RFPs and pitches, including coordinating with other business developers;
  • Conduct strategic research on potential clients, competitors, and practice developments to identify business trends and opportunities and ensure that K&S is optimally positioned to grow market share;
  • Brainstorm agendas for team meetings, prepare materials and speakers, and project manage actions coming from meetings;
  • Coordinate firm-hosted business development events, working closely with participating lawyers and marketing colleagues on invitation list development, event materials, participant tracking, engagement, on-site management, and targeted follow-up activitie
  • Manage legal directory and league ranking submissions, and assist the PR team in the generation of matters and other information for awards submissions;
  • Assist with Lateral onboarding, guide lateral hires through the protocols of bringing in clients and integrating themselves into firm priorities.

Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of experience, preferably in corporate practice areas;
  • Flexible, forward thinking, proactive, energetic and detail-oriented team player;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other lawyers and business services throughout the firm;
  • Excellent project management skills, with keen attention to detail and an ability to prioritize and execute multiple ongoing tasks often under tight deadlines;
  • Utilizes an effective change management approach;
  • Superior presentation, writing, and verbal communication skills.


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