COMPANY: Harris Beach
LOCATION: Any Harris Beach New York State office. Virtual considered.
Founded in 1856, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state, as well as nationally and internationally. Harris Beach is among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, public sector entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries Harris Beach represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities. The firm’s more than 200 lawyers practice among offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Uniondale and White Plains, as well as in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey.
The proposal writer and coordinator works closely with the senior manager of new business development and the business development managers to create effective responses to requests for proposals or other information requests on our firm’s capabilities. It is vital that this team member be a self-starter who thrives working within a fast-paced environment. This individual will prepare proposals and pitches, through formal RFP response processes as well as on an ad hoc basis, for new business opportunities. This candidate will be responsible for taking a proactive approach to learning about the firm’s practice groups and industry teams, along with acquiring knowledge about the client base we serve. Working closely with key stakeholders, the Proposal Writer and Coordinator will also help develop and implement best practices, processes and supporting materials related to preparing proposals and similar business development work to effectively tailor the firm’s response in a compelling, logical and easy to comprehend manner. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and collaboratively with others in a team-oriented setting. The Proposal Writer and Coordinator will exhibit exceptional time management skills and a strong client service orientation. They must possess strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to apply critical thinking to projects under consistently tight deadlines. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects and be technically savvy.
Harris Beach is committed to an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.