Competitive Intelligence – Senior Manager

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #453

Competitive Intelligence – Senior Manager (multiple positions available)

LOCATION: New York, NY | Palo Alto, CA | Washington, D.C. | Seattle, WA

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $170,000 and comprehensive benefits (including, medical, dental, vision, by a major U.S. law firm. Exceptional work environment with exciting clients. The firm culture is noted as being highly desired.

SUMMARY: Top-ranked US law firm is seeking a Competitive Intelligence – Senior Manager to support the Firm’s strategic policy, competitive intelligence and business analytics efforts. This position reports to the Senior Director of Innovation and Knowledge.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the national Business Intelligence team on the development and execution of meaningful strategic business development and analytics initiatives for the region
  • Design project timelines and monitor high-priority and high-yield opportunities 
  • Engage in comprehensive research of the Firm’s transactions across a wide breadth of industries, geographies and transaction types using a variety of internal and external resources, including Bloomberg, The Deal Pipeline, CapIQ, Pitchbook, Deal Point Data, PrivateRaise, Preqin, ThomsonOne and others
  • Accurately capture and maintain comprehensive transaction deals in the Firm’s experience database
  • Create manuals and resource materials for the experience database, outlining best practices for researching and recording transactions as well as helping to develop definitions and taxonomies
  • Provide research, coordination and other logistical management and execution of new business pitches
  • Refine and curate core materials related to specific industries, practice descriptions and representative experience
  • Research, develop, and manage on-point visibility opportunities, such as industry seminars and speaking/sponsorship opportunities to increase an individual or the group’s profile
  • Monitor alerts and news flow to support proactive team initiatives
  • Conduct competitive intelligence and benchmarking research within an industry or among peer firms
  • Assist with collecting NY-specific litigation case experience to record in case tracking database
  • Update data in the Firm’s marketing CRM database, including the review and creation of mailing lists
  • Review and consult with attorneys on new content, including matters and awards/rankings, and focus of their biographies
  • Collaborate with all functions of the greater Business Development & Marketing team, including Operations, Development, Systems, Communications, and Market Intelligence

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 7+ years of business intelligence or market research/analysis experience in a law firm, finance or investment banking environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Advanced degree (JD, MBA, MLS) a strong plus!
  • Deep knowledge of Corporate Transactions & Private Equity / M&A 
  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, including an innate ability to communicate with stakeholders
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations)
  • Expert knowledge of with Microsoft Office software
  • Proficiency with various research databases including, but not limited to Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Westlaw MonitorSuite, Lex Machina
  • Professional, emotional intelligence and collaboration