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Manager of Business Development & Marketing – 5-7 Years Experience

Are you a strategic, systems oriented, creative, high-energy legal marketer who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment? Meyers Nave is looking for you!

Meyers Nave currently has an exciting hybrid opportunity for a Manager of Business Development and Marketing who is ready to be challenged within a top mid-sized California law firm. This position will support broad business development and marketing efforts firmwide. This position is a hybrid role that can be located in Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego or Sacramento.

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave has an exceptional reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams to help public agencies, private businesses and non-profit organizations navigate complex local, state and federal laws and regulations.  Meyers Nave was founded over 30 years ago and has grown into a state-wide firm with approximately 65 attorneys in five locations.

POSITION SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Director of Business Development and Marketing and with the support of the Department’s Specialist, Coordinator and Assistant, the Manager of Business Development and Marketing supports strategic client development efforts and various marketing initiatives. Our ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic and the ability to work both independently and as part of a broader, cross-functional team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the execution of marketing and business development strategies, plans, projects and branded events.
  • Manage key client and client growth initiatives.
  • Support the development of collateral materials, such as group descriptions, attorney biographies, practice area capability statements, web content, and proposal contents.
  • Assist in developing marketing pitch and proposal materials, including formatting and proofreading content.
  • Assist in identifying and organizing profile-raising activities of the firm and its attorneys, such as events/webinars, community involvement, conference involvement, rankings and directories.
  • Provide event support for firm-hosted events such as seminars, client receptions and webinars, to include coordinating evites, building and managing invitation lists, materials for CLE accreditation, registration details.
  • Manage sponsorship and trade show deliverables including support for attorney presentations for speaking engagements. Directly coordinate with external contacts at organizations and associations on behalf of the firm and lawyers regarding membership and sponsorship entitlements.
  • Manage the database of representative experience for use in marketing collateral.
  • Document business development activities for assigned practice groups and attorneys. Assist with the maintenance of activity tracking/reporting and mailing lists in the CRM system.
  • Manage relationships with vendors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and provide back-up to fellow members of the Business Development & Marketing team when necessary.
  • Travel to Meyers Nave offices and other locations as needed to support initiatives and participate in activities.

Management retains the right to add to or change the essential functions of this position at any time.

REQUIREMENTS

General Essential Functions:

  • Professionalism: Contributes positively to firm/office morale by communicating enthusiastically about job responsibilities, the firm, and working with others.
  • Writing / Designing / Editing: Possesses strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Graphic design experience a plus.
  • Planning / Adaptability: Adapts readily to competing demands by shifting priorities.
  • Client / Customer Focus: Strong client service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrates familiarity and understanding of significant attorney-client relationships. Observes and passes on information to further develop relationships to support business development efforts.
  • Time Management and Organizational Skills: High level of detail orientation. Able to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction, and follows up on own initiative to manage multiple projects at once.
  • This is a hybrid role with an in-office requirement of 2-3 days a week and the ability to work extended hours as needed.

Qualifications / Experience / Education:

  • This role demands a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with a strong client service orientation, and ability to collaborate successfully within a matrix organization.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent superior digital, written and verbal communication skills, online research capabilities, experience with marketing systems and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Candidate should have 5-7 years of marketing or business development experience in a law firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Meyers Nave is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with state law.

The salary range for this California-based role is $130,000 – $170,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.  Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should follow this link to apply:

https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/ApplicationForm.aspx?lawfirm=407&id=10