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Job: Senior Business Development Manager – Silicon Valley / Global Law Firm

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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