Exciting opportunity for a Legal Business Development Specialist to assist with the growth of the corporate department of a leading, international law firm! Our client's NYC office is seeking a Legal Business Development Specialist to support their Corporate Partners with the growth and expansion of their client base, particularly in the area of venture capital and start-up companies. The Legal Business Development Specialist will play an integral role in developing the firm’s corporate client base,, visibility in the market and social media footprint. Duties will include:
- Research and securing speaking engagements
- Manage social media presence and assist with growing social networks
- Maintain database of contacts and potential clients
- Assist with planning targeted events
- Draft correspondence and specially-targeted communications
The qualified Legal Business Development Specialist will have a demonstrated aptitude for networking, advanced writing, research and communication skills and an affinity for working with social media. Prior law firm experience, in the corporate area, is a must. Understanding of the legal and technology industries is highly important. Strong capability with various social media platforms, networking and MS Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Excel is critical for this role. A Bachelor’s degree is required; MBA and/or JD is preferred. Strong compensation package and benefits.
This is an exciting opportunity to support law firm Partners as they work to grow their firm’s business!
Interested and qualified Legal Business Development Specialists are encouraged to submit a resume, in Word format, for immediate consideration.