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Title Business Development Manager – California Law
Categories Business Development, Law Firm, Marketing, Practice Development
Location Los Angeles, CA
Job Information

Our AM Law 20 client is seeking to recruit a Strategic Marketing Manager with broad knowledge of the California legal market to advise partners on strategic marketing and business development planning with a focus on litigation and corporate finance practice growth objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead marketing and business development efforts with a primary focus on supporting partners across multiple practice groups across the California legal landscape
  • Develop and execute strategic plans for individual attorneys, partners, practice groups, client teams, and industry groups across the US
  • Analyze and report on progress of all marketing objectives
  • Provide hands-on marketing and business development leadership and execution support
  • Work with colleagues and key internal and external stakeholders to coordinate and administer events, speaking engagements, sponsorship and thought leadership initiatives
  • Work closely withe the Business Intelligence Group to obtain and analyze client, prospective client and market research to identify business development opportunities and competitive advantages
  • Manage the preparation of marketing collateral, pitch materials and assist the proposal team with RFP preparation
  • Oversee the creation and distribution of marketing collateral and thought leadership pieces
  • Consult with internal communications team with the award submission process as necessary
  • Oversee department database updates, practice and subject matter descriptions, website, biographies, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience at a top-tier international law firm providing legal business development, strategic planning and marketing advise and execution at the partner level
  • Broad knowledge of the California legal landscape
  • Demonstrated experience supporting multiple practice areas
  • Confident and highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Proven experience supporting partners and attorneys with strategic planning and execution
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to process and summarize complex information required
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and achieve measurable results
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work in a high pressure and often stressful corporate environment
  • Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Resourceful and driven attitude with a “can do” attitude
  • Willingness to work overtime, including occasional weekends required
  • Domestic travel, although infrequent, may be required
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Title Client Service Director – Institutional Investment Management
Categories Asset Management, Business Development, Client Services, Investment Management, Marketing
Location Morristown, NJ
Job Information

Our Institutional Investment Management client is seeking to recruit a Client Service Director to drive marketing and business development efforts with institutional investors, consultants and prospective customers. Travel required.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with institutional clients, investment consultants and prospects and serve as a key point of contact in driving new business development and strategic marketing initiatives
  • Build, maintain and foster relationships with top firm clients and prospects
  • Review and approve marketing materials for roadshows and client marketing presentations
  • Review and approve RFP and RFI responses
  • Pitch the firm’s investment philosophy,┬ástrategies and performance with institutional clients, investment consultants and prospective clients

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or CFA required (both designations strongly preferred)
  • 7+ years’ client-facing business development, marketing or client services experience in the investment management industry
  • Fundamental knowledge of equity markets, products and investment strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships and to effectively pitch and communicate to clients and prospects
  • Ability to travel frequently
  • Advanced communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity and attention to detail with the proven ability to influence internal and external audiences
  • Strong project management
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