Business Development Manager

By Wendy Stringfellow posted 26 days ago


Job Title: Business Development Manager

Company: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Location:  Seattle, WA

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a law firm that offers a new type of client experience based on ‎a deep industry focus. Schwabe attorneys are more than a collection of lawyers; they are ‎partners in our clients’ businesses. Our understanding of key industry sectors allows us to help ‎clients achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional legal counsel. With 170 ‎attorneys and offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Mountain View, Eugene and Salem, ‎Schwabe is one of the largest Pacific Northwest ‎regional law firms.‎

Seattle, WA, Portland, OR or Mountain View, CA‎

Schwabe is seeking an exceptional business development professional to join Schwabe’s Client ‎Relations Department in the Seattle, Mountain View or Portland office. The Business ‎Development ‎Manager will enjoy a highly visible position working with the firm-wide Technology ‎and Healthcare industry groups on their marketing and business development initiatives.‎

This position will work closely with firm leaders to help Schwabe maximize and leverage this ‎unique go-to-market strategy. This is a rare opportunity to have an impact and be part of ‎creating something new for the firm and perhaps the legal industry. ‎
Familiarity with Technology and Healthcare industries a plus as well as an understanding of ‎Intellectual Property legal services and buying behaviors.‎

A sampling of job duties include:‎

• Development and execution of business plans, budgets
• Running and contributing to sales pipeline meetings for assigned groups
• Providing one-on-one sales coaching for attorneys ‎
• Strategy and prep for client and prospect meetings ‎
• Staying abreast of current developments and trends impacting clients and prospects ‎through proactive market research
• Developing content and pitch materials
• Working with the firm’s Public Relations group to secure effective media exposure for ‎assigned groups.‎

Position Qualifications: ‎

• Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in business marketing communications, ‎journalism or related field, or law a plus
• Experience in the technology and healthcare industries a plus in addition to familiarity ‎with Intellectual Property legal services ‎
• Must have five years of marketing/business development experience
• Experience in the professional services industry a plus
• Must be committed to trying new things and taking risks
• Must be self-motivated and resourceful with a proven make-it-happen mindset
• Must be a strong writer and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously ‎
• Able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people
• Must possess strong strategy development, critical thinking and general business skills. ‎

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ‎religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender ‎identity or other status protected by law. The firm will make reasonable accommodations for ‎religious beliefs and for the known needs of qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.‎

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary ‎requirements to Human Resources at‎