Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 26 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education. For more information, visit reedsmith.com.
Based in New York City, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and execution of all marketing and business development activities for one of the firm’s key revenue producing partners. These activities will include, but are not limited to, preparing pitches for new business, as well as responding to requests for information and proposals; maintaining and gathering effective marketplace intelligence; developing/implementing effective client targeting strategies for both new and existing clients; coordinating all aspects of business development-related events; and enhancing the key partner’s profile in relevant markets.
The key partner supported by this role is a member of the firm’s executive committee who specializes in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets and regularly represents private equity funds, venture capital funds, sovereign wealth funds, international funds, asset managers, credit funds, hedge funds, investment banks, family offices, financiers, (and their portfolio companies) in various types of complex domestic and cross border investment and financing transactions.
The Business Development Manager will be the sole BD contact for this partner and will liaise with other marketing and business development professionals as needed, but will ultimately be responsible for achieving successful outcomes from the activities described above. Responsibilities extend beyond mere process coordination, as the Business Development Manager will be expected to prepare deliverables at every phase of the business development cycle.
A depth of experience within the legal/professional services industries, coupled with the ability to independently drive the business…