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Proposal Writer

Title Senior Business Development Manager – Silicon Valley / Global Law Firm
Categories Business Development, Capital Markets, Digital Marketing, Law Firm, Litigation, M&A, Marketing, Proposal Writer, Regulatory
Location Menlo Park, CA
Job Information

Our international Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Senior Business Development Manager to advise senior partners on client strategy objectives and develop and execute strategic business development and brand building initiatives throughout the Silicon Valley legal market.


  • Lead client strategy, brand building and strategic business development efforts and advise partners across multiple practice groups
  • 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, business development and client strategy planning 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 with 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years’ experience at a top-tier global law firm, management consulting or professional services firm
  • Demonstrated experience providing client strategy, brand development, go-to-market strategy and/or strategic business development planning and execution at the partner level
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the California/Silicon Valley legal landscape
  • Demonstrated experience supporting multiple practice areas
  • Confident and highly motivated with an entrepreneurial┬áspirit
  • 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
  • J.D. or MBA preferred
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Title Business Development Manager – Private Equity Practice
Categories Business Development, Client Development, Law Firm, Marketing, Proposal Writer, Research Analysis
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our AM Law 25 client is seeking to recruit an experienced Business Development Manager with legal, management consulting (Big 4) or financial services business development experience and demonstrated experience leading complex research, client pitch and strategic planning initiatives.


  • 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 a plus
  • 5+ years’ business development leadership experience in the global law firm, management consulting (Big 4) or global financial services industry
  • 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 overtime and weekends as required
  • Position will be based in NYC office post-Covid
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