POSITION: Business Development Manager
COMPANY: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
LOCATION: New York, NY
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSThe New York Office is recruiting seasoned, results-oriented Business Development Manager who will develop and work collaboratively on strategic practice planning with the Director of Business Development on the Firm’s transactional practices (M&A/Private Equity, Debt Finance, Capital Markets, among others) to help drive new business objectives. This professional will manage New York-based business development initiatives and be a strategic adviser to the attorneys.
This candidate will manage the day-to-day functions of the rapidly growing New York transactional business development team. This is a highly visible role and the candidate will be the primary point of contact strategic and tactical initiatives. He/she will manage a dedicated team of pitch professionals and be responsible for drafting, maintaining and refining marketing materials and pitch execution; conducting market and deal research; tracking industry/client trends; identify speaking opportunities; and collaborating on bespoke practice-specific initiatives/projects and general practice support, including client events and seminars.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Education, Work Experience, Skills
A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
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