Business Development Specialist - M&A

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, NY

  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Overview

The Business Development Specialist will leverage his/her research, writing and analytical skills to support the firm in executing business development and marketing initiatives for M&A and other M&A-related practices. This position involves working closely with attorneys and other members of the Global Business Development team.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing pitches and RFP responses, as well as general practice credentials, and serving as the lead business development point person in preparing such materials, including:Coordinating with lead attorneys to develop strategic approaches;Drafting and customizing pitch and proposal content;Liaising with attorneys and other administrative departments to collect relevant information;Editing, assembling and submitting final pitches and proposals; andMaintaining records for, and analyzing outcomes of, pitches and fee proposals.
  • Collaborating with the Research & Competitive Intelligence team to generate detailed client intelligence reports in advance of pitches and other client meetings and in connection with targeting projects; and preparing competitive and market analysis reports.
  • Attending practice group and client team meetings and preparing agendas, materials and minutes in connection with such meetings.
  • Overseeing M&A league table reporting process to ensure we are submitting and being credited for deals timely and correctly.
  • Coordinating with business development colleagues in other practice areas on cross-selling initiatives.
  • Leveraging knowledge of practices to develop and execute profile-raising initiatives.
  • Liaising with Media, Events, and Marketing and Communications teams on awards and directories submissions, internal and external events, and web and other practice-specific content, respectively.
  • Qualifications

    Professional experience:

    4+ years of relevant business development experience, and knowledge of, or experience with, M&A.

    Specific requirements:

    The position requires a high-energy and motivated team player who is also able to work independently as the business development point person for partners engaged in M&A and M&A-related work, to adapt to change and balance competing demands, and to manage demands outside of traditional business hours.

  • Excellent analytical and research skills and the ability to process information from a wide variety of sources.
  • Extraordinary attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong computer skills with various Microsoft programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Thomson/Refinitiv, Bloomberg and Mergermarket preferred.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to work on a team and on own initiative.
  • Expected to monitor emails outside of normal business hours and be available as needed.
  • Education:

    Bachelor's Degree in business or liberal arts.


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