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Baker McKenzie seeks an experienced Business Development Specialist to support the North America Corporate & Securities practice group. This role is responsible for assisting with implementation of North America strategy in order to maximize client retention and growth for the Practice Group. Working closely with the partners, the role is an integral part of the Practice Group’s Business Development team, focusing on business development, overseeing the maintenance of business development and marketing collateral for the Practice Group, business planning, monitoring progress against planned priorities, supporting client teams, client relationship management, client care reviews, submissions for directories, improving the profile of the Practice Group and developing its strategy for major events.
The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in marketing, communications, business, or related field, five or more years of business development, marketing, or other relevant field preferably in legal or other professional services environment.This is a strategic hands on position that requires the role to take ownership and demonstrate strong commercial acumen. The position also requires an organized, detail-oriented individual with strong project management skills, and ability to work on multiple tasks with competing deadlines, and someone with strong computer skills (including Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, or similar).Travel may be required.