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Business Development and Marketing Manager
Business Development and Marketing Manager

The Business Development and Marketing Manager (Manager) serves as a business development and marketing liaison primarily to the Global Life Sciences industry group, including the Health Care, Food Drug and Medical Device Regulatory and the Food, Drug and Medical Device Compliance and Enforcement practices. S/he will work directly with the partners in the group (across various offices worldwide) to develop and execute clear strategies and business plans, and manage an aligned range of business development and marketing initiatives.


Projects may include: securing panel and other appointments through the submission of written proposals/pitches; managing and assisting with the maintenance of business development and marketing collateral for the group (including experience databases); working with the practice and industry group leaders to monitor progress against planned priorities; preparing and supervising directory submissions and improving the profile of the practices and developing strategy for participation in or planning of major events. S/He takes an active role in learning about these and other practices and developing the groups' and the firm's internal knowledge about its clients and business in order to foster cross-selling.


S/he will also have managerial and mentoring responsibility for the Business Development Coordinator working with the practices.

Specific Requirements

Strategic Practice and Client Development

  • Consults with Practice Area Team (PAT) and Global Life Science industry heads and key partners on development and coordination of marketing and client development plans for the group and individual lawyers within the PAT.
  • Attends and contributes to PAT meetings and planning sessions.

Other Marketing and Profile-raising Activities

  • Leads practice area's submission of rankings, surveys, league tables and other ratings information.
  • Works with Regional Marketing Programs teams to hold Sidley-sponsored and other co-hosted programs and events.

Education and/or Experience:


  • A minimum of eight (8) years' of professional experience with at least 4 years' experience in law firms (especially in the practices listed above) and/or strategic planning, sales, market assessment or positioning in financial services industry or other professional services industry

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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Company Name Sidley Austin LLP
Posted Date 2/06/2018
Job Type Marketing
Employment Type Full Time
Location Washington,District of Columbia
City Washington
State District of Columbia
Country USA
Region Other