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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 Communications Manager – US Region
Categories Corporate Communications, Internal Communications, Law Firm, Media Relations, Public Relations
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our top global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Communications Manager to oversee external communications strategy, public and media relations and drive messaging and external brand engagement for the US region.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with marketing communications colleagues to plan and execute internal and external communications strategies and provide pragmatic and strategic advice to firm leadership
  • Liaise with key stakeholders firm wide to support their strategic communications critical internal and external campaign initiatives
  • Identify and analyze industry, market and emerging trends and communicate the firm’s messaging position to external audiences
  • Develop and execute practice specific PR campaigns
  • Provide messaging advice to business development leadership on the awards, rankings and directory submission process
  • Oversee and manage the distribution of external messaging over the firm’s social media channels
  • Write, edit and publish press releases, media pitches, deal announcements, byline article abstracts, pre-briefing documents, social media posts and other communications collateral
  • Prepare partners, attorney and other key firm stakeholders for media interviews and press events
  • Assist in organizing and managing press events hosted by the firm
  • Proactively monitor social media coverage relevant to the firm
  • Work closely with global marketing communications colleagues to develop and deliver coherent firm wide messaging strategies

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years public relations or strategic communications experience
  • Prior law firm, management consulting or professional services industry experience preferred
  • Prior agency experience strongly preferred
  • Highly motivated, poised and creative personality with demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to think strategically and solve critical time sensitive problems
  • Demonstrated project management and client relationship management experience
  • Excellent communications, writing and content development skills
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