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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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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Title Business Development Analyst – Private Equity/M&A
Categories Business Development, Law Firm, Legal Industry, M&A, Private Equity
Job Information

Our global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Business Development Analyst to provide business development and strategic marketing support across the financial transaction practice with a key focus on private equity and M&A.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with business development, marketing and strategic planning with a primary focus on┬ádriving business growth objectives across the financial transaction practice
  • Under guidance of the Senior Manager 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 support including the prepartion of pitches, proposals, RFPs/RFIs, and marketing collateral
  • Assist with awards, rankings and the directory submission process
  • Work with colleagues 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
  • Create and distribute of marketing collateral and thought leadership pieces
  • Assist internal communications team with the award submission process
  • Manage department database updates, practice and subject matter descriptions, website, biographies, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years’ business development experience in the legal, management consulting, professional services or financial services industry
  • General financial markets and capital markets knowledge
  • 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, motivated 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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