Morrison & Foerster LLP : Business Development Manager: Litigation
This opportunity is located in San Francisco, San Diego or Los Angeles Morrison & Foerster LLP offices.
WCS Corporate Member, Morrison & Foerster LLP, is recognized throughout the world as a leader in providing innovative legal advice on matters that are redefining practices and industries.
Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Business Development Manager within our Marketing Department in our San Francisco, San Diego or Los Angeles office.
Drive revenue to a billion-dollar, global law firm through strategic initiatives, client events, marketing materials, and presentations. High visibility within marketing department, including close interaction with Chief Marketing Officer, and with partners in premier Litigation practices. Opportunity to be mentored and to hone key marketing skills, including persuasive writing, project management, research and targeting, and event planning. This is an ideal time to join a dynamic and growing marketing organization.
Work closely with our Litigation practice groups to develop and implement business development plans. Research and identify opportunities for promoting and cross‑selling and conduct research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities to deepen existing client relationships, expand the client base, and increase external and internal visibility. Prepare customized pitches/RFPs, presentations, web copy, and other marketing collateral. Plan events and marketing campaigns to promote them and maximize their impact. Maintain updated marketing materials, matter database, and attorney biographies. Ensure meticulous execution of all projects and work, with data and content consistently accurate and well presented. Collaborate effectively with marketing colleagues and attorneys throughout the firm’s global network, including in Europe and Asia. Ensure client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of the position.
1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. At least five years of relevant experience in professional services marketing; law firm experience preferred.
2. Working knowledge of litigation practices desired, with direct work experience a plus.
3. Strong knowledge of core marketing principles including driving innovative tools and programs, competitive intelligence, market research, and pitch and RFP responses.