Transaction Practices Marketing and Business Development Manager

Mayer Brown - Greater New York City Area

Posted 854 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Marketing, Business Development
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Law Practice
  • Job ID

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Job description


New York



Marketing & Business Development


Job Title:

Transaction Practices Marketing/Business Development Manager






Monday – Friday



8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with additional hours as needed as an exempt employee


Essential Functions  


Position Summary:


  • Support Director(s), Assistant Director(s) and other key firm personnel in managing marketing functions and practice/industry development and market research functions for assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries, while working closely with other members of the global team to ensure a fully integrated marketing and business development program.


  • Manage day-to-day responsibilities to ensure that assignments and projects are effectively managed and in alignment with the firm’s overall strategic efforts, and that service to clients is exceptional.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and support annual marketing and business development practice/industry group plans focused on priorities outlined by practice/industry leaders and lawyer teams, including thought leadership platforms, communications, and client outreach.


  • Collaborate with marketing & business development department leadership and practice/industry leaders to develop annual budgets to support initiatives outlined in group business plan(s) or as outlined by leadership, including specifying key strategic and tactical objectives and means to achieve annual goals.
  • Support responses to RFPs, and pitch, presentation, and other opportunities via the development of written proposal and presentation materials for assigned department(s), practice(s)/industries, and liaise with client teams when relevant.


  • Manage and direct marketing and business development client development programs for assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries.  Provide support for seminars, sponsorships, and other events pursued by the firm in your local office.


  • Engage in research and analysis and competitive intelligence-gathering for strategic planning, competitive firm positioning, and business development activities for assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries.


  • Support recruiting of lateral lawyers into firm via preparation of targeted information for inclusion in lateral recruiting packet.  Support integration of lateral lawyers into assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries via preparation of biographies and announcements, distribution of announcements, integration of contacts into firm’s CRM system, collection and integration of experience for and into department and practice/industry materials, coordination with Communications team as to internal and external communications relating to lawyer(s)’arrival at Mayer Brown.


  • Manage continuous communications and interaction with departmental and practice/industry leadership, including responsibility for periodic meetings, reports, analysis, progress monitoring, etc.


  • Develop and maintain league table/industry survey content for assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries; respond to league table/industry surveys.


  • Support coordination of business development training for lawyers in assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries.


  • Periodically review and consult with lawyers in assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries regarding their bios and practice/industry descriptions to ensure that they are kept current. 


  • Support the collection and maintenance of CRM-based contact and other data for marketing planning and for mailing lists for assigned department(s) and practice(s)/industries.

Desired Skills and Experience

Specific Technical Skills:

Proficiency with MS Office suite of offerings


Performance Traits

Familiarity with accepted research techniques and databases typically used for competitive intelligence in a professional services company

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated good judgment, a team-first orientation, meticulous and results driven
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and problem-solving capability


Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.



An undergraduate degree, preferably in a marketing, business, research, or communications-related field, and a secondary degree (e.g., a Masters degree, a Ph.D., an M.B.A., or a J.D.) is preferred.


Minimum Years of Experience Required

Six or more years of demonstrated success in a marketing, research, management, and/or communications-related field, either in the professional services (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position(s) in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors.

About this company

Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown is one of the largest global law firms both by number of lawyers and revenue. The firm has lawyers in key business centers across the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Mayer Brown serves many of the world’s largest companies and financial services organizations, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, DAX and Hang Seng Index companies and most of the major investment banks. Mayer Brown provides legal services in areas such as Supreme Court and appellate; litigation; corporate and securities; finance; real estate; tax; intellectual property; government and global trade; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; and environmental.

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