The Business Intelligence Specialist is responsible for supporting various business development efforts and initiatives across the Firm. This includes working closely with the Senior Manager of Business Intelligence in the production of comprehensive research and background materials to support client development, tailored pitches and submissions, and other business development activities. The successful candidate is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the Firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors and staff; contribute to an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork; and strives to excel.
JOB RELATIONSHIPS: The Business Intelligence Specialist will interact and communicate with the entire Marketing and Business Development Department, attorneys, and administrative staff. The Specialist will report into the Senior Manager of Business Intelligence and will work closely with the Business Development team for guidance and direction.
Supports the Senior Manager of Business Intelligence in business development market intelligence analysis
In conjunction with other Business Intelligence team members, produces comprehensive research and background materials utilizing internal and external data sources
Proactively monitors a variety of sources to identify industry trends and potential prospects as it relates to business development efforts across practices and offices.
In conjunction with various internal marketing and business development teams, maintains the internal databases related to the firm’s business intelligence function.
Manages special projects as needed
Works with the Senior Manager of Pitch & Business Intelligence and Pitch & in production and maintenance of business development and pitch-related content.
Assists in the maintenance of the Firm’s repository of experience and expertise assets, both in our proposal generation system (“Content Pilot”) and in our Marketing Worksite Library.
Education: 4 year College degree required.
Experience: 3+ years of experience in legal, business or marketing research within a medium to large professional services environment.
Skills and Abilities:
Must have strong familiarly with the legal landscape, particularly with respect to major law firm practices including asset management, capital markets, finance, litigation/white collar defense, M&A, private equity, real estate, restructuring, and tax.
Ability to think strategically and innovatively. Has an innate desire and curiosity to learn about business, industries and markets.
Ability to identify, compile and synthesize information to create tailored and persuasive materials
Clearly demonstrates the ability to work effectively across various projects and assume new challenges.
Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of people and departments.
Develops clear, concise and well-structured written and verbal communications.
Clearly demonstrates good judgment and decision-making skills.
Demonstrates flexibility and ingenuity to respond to changing demands.
Ability to act with a high degree of integrity, autonomy and independence.
Attendance: All positions require punctuality and regular attendance.
Technology Skills: Must be highly skilled in MS Suite – Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency with various research databases including, but not limited to, CapitalIQ, Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Thomson One Banker, Westlaw MonitorSuite. Experience with Content Pilot, InterAction and other market intelligence tools a plus.
Please submit resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Fried Frank
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP advises the world's leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions on their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. The Firm's approximately 500 lawyers are based in North America and Europe.
The New York office, the Firm's oldest and largest, concentrates on antitrust and competition, asset management, restructuring and insolvency, capital markets, commercial litigation, executive compensation & ERISA, finance, intellectual property and technology, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate, securities and shareholder litigation, tax, trusts and estates, and white-collar criminal defense and securities enforcement.