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Business Development & Marketing Manager
Manager needed for busy team of 5.

Job Summary

  • Works closely with the Chief Marketing Officer to support and advise attorneys and practice group leaders on business plan development and growth initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages responses to RFPs, customized pitches and BD presentations
  • Supports practice groups by driving annual business and budget planning process and managing follow-up throughout the year
  • Develops and supports the implementation of key initiatives, including business plans, client feedback, attorney training and other initiatives to enhance business development efforts
  • Engages in research and analysis and competitive intelligence-gathering for strategic planning, competitive firm positioning, and business development activities
  • Collaborates with marketing and business development department leadership to develop annual budgets, including specifying key strategic and tactical objectives and means to achieve annual goals
  • Manages nominations including Chambers, Best Lawyers and awards
  • Manage relationship with media, places articles, etc.Manages team of 3 highly skilled coordinators and provides support and guidance in their day-to-day activities

Specific Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree is required; Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business, or related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience providing business development and marketing support in a legal or other professional services environment.
  • Experience facilitating and working with practice groups and individual attorneys on strategic business and marketing plan development and execution. 
  • Superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously.
Contact Details

Paulette Yanow Valentin
Company Name SmithAmundsen
Posted Date 2/01/2018
Job Type Marketing
Employment Type Full Time
Location Chicago,Illinois
City Chicago
State Illinois
Country USA
Region Midwest