Law Firm Business Development Specialist
Finance or Banking - $115,000 to $150,000

 

ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm
LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown, Manhattan
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30 - 5:30

 

SALARY & BENEFITS: Base salary $115,000 to $150,000 and generous Performance Based Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym, Life Insurance; cafe, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, noted firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally. Located in one of New York's most desired addresses with easy access to all mass transit in the heart of New York City.

 

SUMMARY Top-ranked AM multinational law firm is seeking a Specialist to support the New York Corporate Legal Team within the Marketing & Business Development Department. This position reports to both the Global Director and Business Development Director. The Business Development group operates alongside more than 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to business development, marketing and communications. The right candidate will liaise closely with litigators firm-wide and the New York Business Development team to facilitate various projects and initiatives to drive the development of new business.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Consult with the New York partnership on the development and execution of meaningful strategic business development and marketing initiatives for the region

  • Gather data from various sources/databases to compile a variety of intelligence briefings, including (but not limited to): company/private equity firm profiles, relationship intelligence documents and biographical dossiers

  • Engage in comprehensive research of the Firm’s transactions across a wide breadth of industries, geographies and transaction types using a variety of internal and external resources, including Bloomberg, The Deal Pipeline, CapIQ, Pitchbook, Deal Point Data, PrivateRaise, Preqin, ThomsonOne and others

  • Accurately capture and maintain comprehensive transaction deals in the Firm’s experience database

  • Create manuals and resource materials for the experience database, outlining best practices for researching and recording transactions as well as helping to develop definitions and taxonomies

  • Provide research, coordination and other logistical assistance in connection with the origination and execution of new business pitches and related client development meetings and activities

  • Refine and curate core materials related to specific industries, practice descriptions and representative experience

  • Research, develop, and manage on-point visibility opportunities, such as industry seminars and speaking/sponsorship opportunities to increase an individual or the group’s profile

  • Monitor alerts and news flow to support proactive team initiatives

  • Conduct competitive intelligence and benchmarking research within an industry or among peer firms

  • Assist with collecting NY-specific M&A, Banking and Finance case experience to record in case tracking database

  • Work with all functions of the greater Business Development & Marketing team, including Operations, Development, Systems, Communications, and Business Intelligence.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 4+ years of Business Development or marketing experience in a law firm, finance or investment banking environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Deep knowledge of Capital Markets, Finance, Banking and M&A Shareholders

  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, including an innate ability to communicate with stakeholders

  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations)

  • Very strong project management abilities to lead and control large, complex pitches, proposals and RFPs

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

  • Proficiency with various research databases including, but not limited to Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Westlaw MonitorSuite, Lex Machina, Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters, Preqin

 

Contact

 

Mary Suneetha

Managing Director

Filcro Legal Staffing

 

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