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Job: Business Development Manager – PE/VC/M&A

Title Business Development Manager – PE/VC/M&A
Categories Business Development, Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Law Firm, Legal Research, Private Equity, Research Analysis, RFP
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our international Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager to directly support to the firm’s global head of private equity, venture capital and M&A. You will provide strategic planning and advice, execute pitches and new business proposals, gather market and competitive intelligence and conduct complex research and analysis. Prior business development management experience in the financial services, investment banking or investment management industry is mandatory.


  • Prepare new business pitches and complex proposals and respond to RFP/RFI requests in a timely manner
  • Analyze the competitive landscape and develop targeting strategies for existing and new client pitches
  • Conduct deep-dive market research and industry trend analysis to identify potential new business opportunities
  • Prepare the executive partner for client-facing pitches, events and presentations
  • Collaborate with business development and marketing communications colleagues globally to develop marketing collateral, thought leadership pieces and other relevant information that will support revenue growth opportunities
  • Assist the executive partner with strategic planning and special projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree; MBA or JD preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Business Development Manager at a global financial institution, investment bank or investment manager
  • Management consulting or law firm business development experience will be considered if the candidate also has prior financial industry business development experience
  • Demonstrated pitch and proposal development skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Advanced technical skills, particularly with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Highly motivated and confident with a polished and professional makeup
  • Intuitive personality with strong critical thinking skills and proactive problem solving ability
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and weekends as required
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