A global law firm is seeking a BD Program Manager to service attorneys within the Corporate, Tax, and Employee Benefits practices. This position will involve crafting business plans for specific attorneys as well as the overall department, identifying cross-selling opportunities, and creating customized pitches, proposals, and RFPs. The BD Program Manager will be responsible for conducting research on current or prospective clients, managing the experience database, and preparing directory submissions, as well as working with PR professionals on branding and media relations initiatives. This individual will also coordinate client events and sponsorships in addition to mentoring other members of the team.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree and at least six years of legal marketing experience; an advanced degree such as a JD or MBA is preferred. This leadership role requires terrific communication, organizational, and relationship building skills, as well as the ability to work closely with a talented team of attorneys. The BD Program Manager must also be able to supervise other professionals, effectively delegate tasks, and provide regular updates to senior leadership.