Director of Business Development, Corporate

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direction to the corporate BD staff on the enhancement of various processes/deliverables to improve the quality of the work product, the efficiency of production and the ability to measure and track results;
  • Work and advise team on preparing presentations, proposals, and pitch materials in connection with business development opportunities;
  • Direct drafting and submission of content for numerous league tables, legal directories, awards and related industry guides (e.g., Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR, LPC);
  • Collaborate with attorneys and internal PR team on article placement, speaking opportunities and webinars;
  • Prepare deal lists for each supported practice, as well as specific geographical and industry sectors;
  • Collaborate with attorneys on high-level business development/visibility initiatives and manage their implementation.

Qualifications include:

  • 5-10 years of experience in business development and marketing (financial services or law firm background preferred);
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing or finance (JD or other advanced degree a plus);
  • Proven success mentoring, managing, and developing team members, with an ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and project management skills;
  • Ability to maintain professional composure in high-pressure situations and a fast-paced, multi-authority environment;
  • Experience with legal-research/legal-news databases and resources (e.g., S&P Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters LPC, Refinitiv, Leveraged Commentary & Data).
Salary: $275-325k