Manager of Business Development and Marketing

Uniondale, NY, USA Req #324
Friday, September 9, 2022
Founded in 1856, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state, as well as nationally and internationally. Harris Beach is among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, public sector entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries Harris Beach represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities. The firm’s more than 200 lawyers practice among offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Uniondale and White Plains, as well as in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey.

Location: Long Island, NY preferred (HB Uniondale office - hybrid remote opportunity)

Do you have business development and marketing experience in a managerial role at a law firm? Are you a dedicated, hard worker? Are you excited about the opportunity to join an innovative, growing law firm that has been successful for more than 165 years?


This individual is responsible for managing the firm’s business plan development and execution for select practice groups, industry teams, and attorneys. The Business Development team is in search of a highly organized individual with essential customer service philosophies and a professional, cooperative, positive attitude! You will THRIVE in this role if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a managerial role in a law firm or other professional services organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Effectively and efficiently respond to timely requests and concerns
  • Sound judgment and a sense of accountability for working independently and proactively, and determination to work efficiently with competing project deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically and identify synergies

The Manager of Business Development & Marketing is expected to partner with practice group and industry team leadership to develop and execute on strategic plans. Do you have the DRIVE and DESIRE to:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the firm’s practice groups and industry teams, including attorney expertise, firm experience, industry/trade group organizations, trends, firm clients and competitors
  • Assist attorneys as needed in developing their individual marketing/business development plans on an annual basis; Assist new lateral partners with integration and the development and execution of their business plans
  • Develop and monitor team budgets aligned to the team’s strategic plans in collaboration with practice group and industry team leadership
  • In collaboration with content manager, develop content strategy that highlights key growth priorities from the group’s plan, as well as emerging topics
  • In collaboration with manager of events and sponsorships, support development of firm-led, industry and regional events and programs. Coordinate and support practice group and industry team sponsorships/memberships
  • In collaboration with manager of communications and PR, support media, public relations and social media opportunities for practice groups and industry teams, including but not limited to media outreach and development of press releases, announcements, firm news and articles

Harris Beach recognizes everyone has a right to be included. You will be SUCCESSFUL in your career at the firm if you:

  • Demonstrate consistent logic, rationality, and objectivity in decision making
  • Believe in the firm’s core values: integrity, support, ingenuity, teamwork, and inclusion
  • Enjoy working with diverse personalities within various levels of the firm
  • Are comfortable working in the office with the ability to work remotely on a hybrid basis

Harris Beach is committed to an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from diverse candidates with varied backgrounds and skills, including military experience. Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The firm’s policy prohibiting unlawful discrimination applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, placement, assignment of duties, training, promotion, compensation & benefits and termination. It is the policy of Harris Beach PLLC that all applicants and employees enjoy a positive, respectful and productive work environment, free from behavior, actions or language constituting unlawful harassment. Accordingly, harassment or discrimination of any kind based on an individual’s race or color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, creed, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status is strictly prohibited. Harris Beach complies with the provisions of the Human Rights Law, all other State and Federal statutory and constitutional non-discrimination provisions including non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

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