Business Development and Marketing Director

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with firm leadership to set strategic objectives and implement initiatives that drive new business growth; develop and implement strategy to raise the visibility and increase awareness of the firm’s reputation;
  • Provide oversight of business development efforts including pitches, RFPs, and firm-sponsored events; work with communications team to develop digital marketing strategy, including goals for the website, blogs, and social media platforms;
  • Guide partners to develop and maintain client relationships, identifying and prioritizing specific client opportunities and analyzing performance within the context of the firm’s overall business development strategy;
  • Manage, train, and supervise business development, marketing, and communications team members in assignments to ensure they are completed on schedule and provide training as needed;
  • Evaluate sponsorship opportunities, pro bono/charity events, attorney conferences, professional organization, and committee selection;
  • Oversee firm branding efforts to ensure consistency of message and design.

Qualifications include:

  • 10+ years of marketing and business development experience at a law firm;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experienced strategist and team leader;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to form and maintain relationships;
  • Strong work ethic, highly reliable and dependable; flexible and able to work against deadlines; uses sound judgment;
  • Outstanding client service orientation and listening skills; comfortable and confident in interacting with firm leadership and attorneys.

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