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Analyst, Business Development

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 09-27-2018

Support the Associate Director of Business Development Manager (for M&A, Private Equity, Private Funds and related practices) with coordination and implementation of business development programs and projects from initial strategy through monitoring and completion including conducting research and analysis to identify prospective clients and working with various members of the business development team to plan and design marketing initiatives targeted toward obtaining clients; conducting relevant industry research or target-specific research for purposes of planning business marketing pitches, and drafting and tailoring business development materials and responses to RFPs for particular industries or targets; as well as researching and analyzing profile-raising opportunities and preparing submissions for legal guides and award opportunities.

  • Create pitch materials and oversee document production process, including helping update and maintain frequently used collateral material (e.g. attorney biographies, practice and industry descriptions and experience lists, etc.)
  • Understand how to pull, analyze and utilize deals data from a variety of databases such as Mergermarket, Thomson and Bloomberg for competitive analysis and business development purposes.
  • Review and analyze client, market data, and industry research for pitch and other client meetings.
  • Identify and support cross-practice business development initiatives as needed.
  • Research and secure information from other major data compilers for marketing and business development, including wins tracking and CRM system.
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and implementation of plans for the Corporate practices.
  • Liaise with other teams, including Deal Reporting, Events and Digital Content in the Business Development Department on various client-focused projects.
  • Any other responsibilities or special projects as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Minimum 3+ years of corporate business development experience at a peer law firm required.
  • Experience with Thomson, Bloomberg and merger market preferred.
  • Strong writing, editing, analytical and researching skills; ability to synthesize data and accurately capture it in a narrative.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced and high pressure environment; must possess a very strong attention to detail and a professional demeanor.
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours and on weekends as required.
  • Self-motivated, with excellent time management, project management skills and sound judgment required.
  • Positive attitude and ability to coordinate efforts with others in department as a solid “team player”.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bachelor’s degree required

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