Regional Business Development Manager
Ballard Spahr has a unique opportunity for a veteran marketing professional to lead the business development and marketing efforts in Minneapolis and Sioux Falls and serve as the primary business development and marketing contact for each Ballard office. As an integral part of the overall Ballard Spahr Marketing team, the Regional Business Development Manager will work closely with office managing partners to develop and execute business development and marketing programs that focus on raising the Ballard profile regionally and in their assigned local markets. This role is responsible for helping to reinforce and deepen existing relationships and drive the development of new targets and opportunities. The position will report to the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer.
Qualified candidates must possess a strong work ethic with a positive, can-do outlook, exceptional oral and written communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills and ability to plan and execute projects seamlessly. The ability to provide strategic direction and build consensus is essential.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with 7+ years' experience in a law firm or other professional services environment driving business development activities; a demonstrated understanding and awareness of the local business and legal communities; a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a basic understanding of systems in general.
All applications must include a cover letter and salary requirements.
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.