Legal Events Manager & Business Development

Global Law Firm Seeking an Events Manager w/ Business Development Experience!

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One of the world's most prestigious law firms!

Why join us?

  • Excellent benefits
  • Career advancement
  • Amazing culture
  • Competitive salary
  • Competent staff
  • Supportive leadership
  • Competitive 401(k)

Job Details

Global law firm: [to be disclosed]
Job title: Business Development & Events Manager
Division: Client Relations & Business Development
Location: San Francisco, CA (hybrid)
Reporting to: Senior Manager of Client Events
Job type: Direct-hire & full time

**This person will lead the regional Business Development Council (BDC) and efforts to host client events in the region. This role requires a creative thinker with a strategic, proactive mindset. This is a highly visible role requiring regular interaction with firm partners and clients. Serves as the main point of contact for Bay Area marketing, and provides insight on, and support for, client events in other regions as needed.

Job Description:
  • Organizes monthly Bay Area BDC meetings, setting the agenda, reaching out to members ahead of time as needed to vet the agenda items, and leading and facilitating discussion during meetings.
  • Leads execution of client events – both large, office-wide events and smaller, client-specific events – with the support of the Events team on logistics.
  • Identifies potential new client events and executes on them. Thinks creatively about how to connect our attorneys with our clients in meaningful ways. Keeps abreast of the newest, most exciting venues and experiences in the Bay Area.
  • Working closely with the Events team for support and coordination on logistics, oversees all aspects of planning and execution of client events.
  • Communicates clearly and efficiently with attorneys and clients about events.
  • Compiles targeted invitee lists with the input and approval of attorneys and the Business Development team.
  • Prepares event attendees with background materials (attendee profiles, etc.), as appropriate.
  • Keeps the Business Development team apprised of upcoming and past client events.
  • Creates and implements strategies for facilitating event follow-up.
  • Manages partnerships with legal and business organizations in the region.
  • Identifies speakers and attendees for events held with local organizations, develops new ways to partner together, and evaluates value of partnerships.
  • Spearheads partnerships with new organizations, as appropriate.
  • Manages the San Francisco and Palo Alto office budgets.
  • Vets sponsorship opportunities with the Office Managing Partner and the Director of Administration.
  • Supports certain aspects of sponsorships.

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San Francisco, CA
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$100,000 - $150,000