POSITION:  Business Development Manager 

COMPANY:  Jackson Walker

LOCATION:  Austin, TX

SUMMARY:

Serves as the Business Development Manager for assigned lawyers in Austin; provides strategic and tactical support to assigned lawyers and collaborates with marketing and business-development team members and other firm business professionals to ensure the execution of the business-development plans and their alignment with firm-wide business-development priorities and practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide strategic input and direction to assigned lawyers for the development and effective implementation of short and long-term business development initiatives.
  • Foster the pursuit of new and expanded client relationships.
  • Help lawyers develop best-practice-based marketing and proposal materials.
  • Track and report on success of business development efforts.
  • Serve as a liaison between assigned lawyers and marketing team.
  • Organize office-related marketing efforts.

TASKS PERFORMED:

  • Market and Business Intelligence
  • Business Development Strategy and Planning
  • Budget Management
  • Proposal Strategy and Preparation
  • Lateral Integration
  • Reporting
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business or related academic preparation
  • Prior legal training or minimum 7 years' legal marketing experience preferred
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Positive attitude, approachable, courteous and respectful
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional organizational skills and creativity, able to juggle multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Outstanding oral and written communication and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish credibility with attorneys and staff
  • Well-developed research and analytical skills
  • Software proficiency in word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, database management, etc. Able to acquire new technical skills easily
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a competitive business and professional environment
  • Must work well under pressure, be a problem-solver, and a team player

CONTACT:

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