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Business Development Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05307
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 65,000.00 /Year
Top Am Law 100 firm is looking to add a Business Development Assistant to their growing team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Business Development team supports the firm across a broad spectrum of new business and client relationship-building activities, including the creation of new business proposals and firm marketing materials, upkeep of the databases that track firm matters and client information, competitive intelligence and coordination of client events.

The Business Development Analyst | Restructuring & Credit is an integral part of the team and assists the Corporate Business Development Manager on a variety of marketing and business development activities.
Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Collaborate with attorneys and internal PR team to proactively identify and secure article placement, speaking opportunities, conference sponsorships, webinars, and other visibility initiatives
  • Manage content development for targeted presentations, proposals, and pitch materials
  • Manage client coverage responsibilities/activities and track progress via regular reporting
  • Manage league table process/relationships to ensure effective and timely submission
  • Maintain matter databases for precedent, marketing, and business development purposes
  • Monitor existing and prospective clients, competitor activity and market trends / opportunities
  • Assist attorneys with creation and execution of client development plans
  • Initiate and coordinate client events and training programs (CLE)
  • Manage practice and attorney LinkedIn strategy
  • Manage the drafting and submission of content for numerous legal
  • directories, awards and related industry guides (e.g., Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR)
  • Manage print and digital marketing materials to ensure content reflects substantive strengths, accomplishments and current activities
  • Maintain practice mailing lists for targeted client and prospect mailings

Qualifications/Position Requirements:
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, corporate finance (restructuring, bank lending, capital markets, mergers, and acquisitions)
  • Experience with legal-research / legal-news databases and resources (S&P Capital IQ, Thomson One, Client)
  • Experience with InterAction or another CRM programs
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Highly motivated and conscientious, with a strong interest in learning and participating in ways beyond the immediate job description
  • A sharp eye for detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or finance preferred