Marketing and Business Development Manager

One of the most prestigious firms in the World

Interesting and substantive practice areas with growth in responsibilities, title, and salary

Work with the best and brightest legal minds in DC

9-5:30 M-F exempt position and up to $150,000.  This position is currently a hybrid model of 2 days in the office and 3 days remote.

This cutting edge leading global law firm with offices in over 25 major business centers across the World seeks a Legal Marketing and Business Development Manager for various practices. They are a happy place that offers diversity, development, and growth to every team member. So if you enjoy working with the best, then this is the opportunity for you!

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Business Development and Marketing department in Chicago as a Business Development and Marketing Manager.


This Business Development and Marketing Manager role will be primarily responsible for supporting the global client team program in the Washington DC office.  This role will lead the business development and marketing efforts for several key client accounts, a strategic priority for the firm, and support program infrastructure.  This role may also support global industry groups and support other strategic business development initiatives of the firm.  The Global Client Team program comprises nearly 70 Client Teams. The majority of the partners are active members of multiple teams.  The teams operate across practices and offices and work to ensure a consistent, client–focused approach at the global and regional levels.

You will develop and support the implementation of key initiatives, including business plans, client satisfaction reviews, lawyer training, and other initiatives to enhance business development efforts; engages in research, analysis, and competitive intelligence-gathering for strategic planning, competitive firm positioning, and business development activities; and provides direction and deployment support of various technology tools and related databases for assigned client team(s)

You will manage the responses to RFPs, and pitch, presentation, and other opportunities via the development of written proposals and presentation materials for assigned client team(s) and liaises with other industry and product groups, departments, practices, and country initiatives as needed

You will manage the day-to-day responsibilities to ensure that assignments and projects are effectively managed and aligned with the firm’s overall strategic efforts. That service to internal and external clients is exceptional. Develops and supports annual business development and marketing business plans for assigned client team(s), focused on priorities outlined by firm leaders and assigned team leaders, including thought leadership platforms, communications, and client outreach.  Collaborates with business development & marketing department leadership and assigned client team(s) to develop annual budgets to support initiatives outlined in the business plan(s) or as outlined by leadership, including specifying key strategic and tactical objectives and means to achieve annual goals. Manages and directs business development and marketing and client development programs for assigned client team(s). Assists with the supervision and training of more junior team members. Provides support for seminars, sponsorships, and other events pursued by the firm. Support recruiting and integration of lateral lawyers into firm via:

  • Preparation of targeted information for inclusion in the lateral recruiting packet
  • Support integration of lateral lawyers into the assigned department(s) and practice(s) via preparation of biographies and announcements, distribution of announcements, integration of contacts into the firm’s CRM system
  • Collection and integration of experience for department, practice, and industry group materials
  • Coordination with Communications team as to internal and external communications relating to the lawyer’s arrival
  • Manages continuous communications and interaction with client team(s), including periodic meetings, reports, analysis and progress monitoring, etc.
  • Supports coordination of business development training for lawyers in assigned client team(s)
  • Periodically reviews and consults with lawyers in assigned areas regarding their bios and practice descriptions to ensure that they are kept current
  • Supports the collection and maintenance of CRM-based contact and other data for marketing planning and mailing lists for assigned client team(s)

Please have 6+ years of demonstrated success in a marketing, research, management, and/or communications-related field, either in the professional services (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position(s) in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors

A bachelor’s degree or higher is required.

They offer a great salary up to $150,000 based on education, skills, and years of experience.  Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

Please attach your resume as a WORD Document for immediate consideration!