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Baker McKenzie seeks an experienced North America Business Development Specialist. This role is designed to be instrumental in supporting and developing the New York office's strategic objectives through the effective implementation of business development activities in the office, and to ensure these activities and objectives are aligned with the overall Firm strategy. The role is an integral part of the Firm's Business Development team, focusing on business development activities that strengthen the Firm's profile in the market, client development initiatives, overseeing the maintenance of business development and marketing collateral for the office, business planning, monitoring progress against planned priorities, and developing and executing its strategy for major events.

Experience Required

The candidate must have five or more years of business development experience in a legal services environment. This is a hands-on position that requires the role to provide proactive, reliable marketing services to the New York office and the North American Business Development team. The role requires a highly organized, detailed oriented individual with good project management skills, strong client service orientation, excellent written and verbal communications skills with an interest in commercial and business issues.