Business Development Manager - Business & Finance
Ballard Spahr, a national law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices across the country, is seeking a dynamic and successful marketing and business development professional to join the Ballard Spahr team as the Business Development Manager supporting the Business and Finance Department. The successful candidate will work with the leadership of the department, and lawyers nationwide, on a wide range of marketing and business development projects and initiatives, with a strong focus on strategic business development. This position will be based in our Minneapolis office.
The selected candidate will be an important part of our Marketing team and will be required to work closely with Business and Finance Department leadership, practice group leaders, Marketing department leadership, attorneys, and other marketing team members across our offices to assist and support the assigned Business and Finance practices in developing new business and deepening our existing client relationships. The ideal candidate will demonstrate independent judgment, strategic and diplomatic thinking and have the ability to lead marketing and business development efforts while building consensus. The position will jointly supervise the Business and Finance Marketing Senior Coordinator and Marketing Assistant. In addition, they will work collaboratively with marketing colleagues on relevant firm wide and industry-focused projects.
Requirements include a bachelor's degree with five years’ experience in marketing in a professional services environment. Qualified applicants must possess excellent writing, editing, communication (oral and written), project management, interpersonal, and analytical skills; strong computer proficiency a must, with particular knowledge of Interaction a plus; significant business knowledge and experience; and an intense client service attitude. The ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines, combined with a strong work ethic and a team player attitude are essential.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit http://www.ballardspahr.com/Careers.aspx and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.