Business Proposals Manager

POSITION: Business Proposals Manager

ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm

LOCATION: Palo Alto, CA

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30AM – 5:30PM

BENEFITS: Base to up to $140K, Bonus, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; and more!

SUMMARY: The Business Proposals Manager will work within the Global Marketing & Communications Department and report to the Director of Business Development

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assist partners and senior department staff in connection with new business proposals, presentations, RFPs and other related business development efforts
  • Draft and produce new business pitches, proposals and responses to RFPs
  • Research relevant Firm and partner experience; oversee client lists and monitor proposal results
  • Coordinate with other department members, including Firm experience, editorial, PR and design specialists, to produce a variety of products
  • Liaises with other internal support departments (such as Client Accounting, Business Development, Technology and Finance) to obtain client relationship data and other information for new business proposals and presentations
  • Combine and leverage research/knowledge to develop new business presentations/products
  • Maximize utilization of the Firm's technology to prepare and deliver products; and coordinate optimal storage, maintenance and sharing of work product
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others
  • Communicate with senior leadership with reports and high value opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree, advanced degree or JD preferred
  • Minimum of 8+years of relevant marketing/business development experience in a professional services firm environment
  • Strong understanding of marketing and business development's role within a law firm
  • Knowledge of legal practice areas within the context of a large corporate law firm
  • Ability to synthesize data, accurately capture it in a narrative, and pay close attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment, as well as independently and effectively within a team
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Experience utilizing technology, including website, intranet, extranets, databases, knowledge management tools and presentation software
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

TO APPLY: If your experience meets the requirements of this position, please submit your resume for review