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Job Title: Director Marketing & Business Development ( ID: O9329 )
Career Category: Business Development, Client Development, Law Firm, Marketing
Posted Date: 2017-02-09
Location: Toronto
Our client, a top tier law firm, is looking to add a Director of Marketing & Business Development to its world class team. Reporting directly to the firm’s Executive Committee, you will provide strategic and operational business development and marketing support to the firm. This is an exciting opportunity to make your mark, as you take part in the team rebuild from the ground up.

This role involves:
-facilitating the development of strategic business development and marketing plans for the firm, including competitive analyses, key target analyses, promoting increased visibility, media relations coverage, networking, cross-selling, and alignment with individual lawyer business-development planning.
-Seeking out networking/speaking engagement opportunities for legal professionals, consistent with their business development goals
-developing new business opportunities, including generating prospect lists and researching and recommending new target companies, industries, or localities.
-developing and tracking practice group business- development budgets consistent with the groups’ business-development plans.
-Providing leadership to the team including hiring, performance management, team building, mentoring and financial management.
-identifying opportunities for increased visibility with business, trade, and legal media and, coordinating press strategy with lawyers.
-analyzing and providing ongoing updates about key industry and local market trends


You are the ideal candidate if you:
-are a lawyer with 5+ years related marketing or business development experience within a professional services/law firm
-have an excellent understanding of law firm business and are able to effectively work with lawyers
-have excellent leadership and management abilities
-are a natural relationship builder with excellent communication skills
-have a natural business acumen
- have the ability to provide creative and collaborative solutions to support client and business development initiatives, prioritize objectives, manage competing requests
-have superior communications, written and verbal, and proven collaboration skills.
-project management skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
-are a strategic thinker
-have excellent analytical skills
-are able to lead and mentor more junior team members in business-development and marketing activities
-have the ability to keep up-to-date with market and competitive trends, challenges and goals, relevant technology and marketing media

If this describes you, and you are interested in pursuing a rewarding and lucrative career path, we want to hear from you!



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