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DLA Piper Manager Mktg & BD Special Projects - Africa in San Juan, Puerto Rico

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center. (https://mandatoryview.com/productview)

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented business development professional with a demonstrated commitment to global collaboration and a passion for growing client relationships, we want to hear from you!

This position is remote. Candidates may be required on occasion to visit the local office when/if needed.

Our Marketing and Business Development team works closely with firm leadership and partners on strategic growth initiatives. The Manager, Marketing and Business Development Special Projects is a critical role within the team with a mission to lead cross-selling initiatives inbound and outbound between the U.S. and Africa.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in marketing communications, business, or a related field

  • 6 year's experience in marketing &/or business development in a professional services environment

  • Strong understanding of global business environments and market dynamics with the ability to analyze data and use multiple sources of information to develop solutions and recommendations

  • Self-starter, innovator, and leader with accomplished critical thinking skills and a thorough understanding of the value proposition of the firm

  • Excellent communication and data analysis skills, as well as strong writing and presentation skills

  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining positive, collaborative working relationships globally

  • Experience and ability to plan strategically, execute tactically and have a client service focus

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-sell and client growth efforts across jurisdictions, with a proven ability to coordinate client teams in effective pursuits

  • Proficiency with MS Office products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Requirements:

  • Graduate degree or a JD

  • Strong understanding of global business environments and market dynamics, especially across Africa, with the ability to analyze data and use multiple sources of information to develop solutions and recommendations

  • Experience practicing law in a large law firm and/or leading global client growth initiatives

What will your day look like?

As the Manager of Marketing and Business Development Special Projects, you will collaborate closely with firm, regional, practice, and sector leadership, as well as the firm’s practice, sector, and regional marketing team members, to enhance awareness of the firm’s capabilities and success in key regions. You will work closely with the Sr. Manager, Mktg & BD Special Projects on identifying client development and cross-selling opportunities between the U.S. and Africa. With a thorough understanding of the key business issues our clients are facing, market dynamics, and our competitors, you will develop and execute client-centric, data-driven global cross-selling initiatives in support of the firm’s strategy.

You will leverage marketing collateral and business development content to ensure internal awareness of the firm’s practice capabilities across various regions and drive an effective strategy for introducing these capabilities to existing clients. You will also assist the Sr. Manager of Marketing & BD Special Projects with process development, internal data collection, and other projects when required.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/) .

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

In accordance with New York City, Washington, and California’s Pay Transparency Law, pay range for this position, if hired to work in New York City, Washington, or California is $120,000 - $170,000. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. Benefits (https://www.dlapipercareers.us/staff/) information may be found on the DLA Piper LLP (US) career site.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Marketing

Organization: Marketing

Title: Manager Mktg & BD Special Projects - Africa

Location: Virginia-Reston

Requisition ID: 23000059

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