Proposals Project Manager (Business Development)

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #692

Proposals Project Manager (Business Development)

LOCATION: New York, NY

THE ORGANIZATION: Top Ranking Multinational Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $175K, plus generous performance-based bonus

BENEFITS: Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Gym membership perks, Life Insurance, all firm amenities, exceptional culture, prestigious firm with historical stability, security and career growth. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

SUMMARY: The Proposals Project Manager will work within the Global Marketing & Communications Department and report to the Director of Business Development on key RFP and Business Development pitch initiatives across the firm’s many practice areas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

  • Extensive experience preparing RFPs and business development pitch materials

  • 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