The candidate who will be a Lawyer, called to the Nigerian bar, will plan, coordinate, and implement the firm’s practice groups’, and individual lawyer’s activities with respect to Marketing, Business Development, Public Relations, and Client Services.
The objective is to increase visibility and brand recognition to strengthen and expand the firm’s client base.
The candidate will be expected to observe confidentiality of client and firm matters.
Strategic Planning and Implementation: Develops, implements, and manages the firm’s business development and client services plan consistently with the firm’s strategic plan and policies set by the firm’s Partners.
Supports and facilitates development, implementation, and tracking of business development/ marketing plans for 5 practice groups and over 40 individual lawyers consistently with the firm’s plan and policies. Participates in the firm’s strategic planning activities with respect to evaluation and improvement of present client relations and services and future business development opportunities and activities;
Budgeting: Develops and manages the firm’s business development and client services annual budget, which includes marketing expenditures for the firm, practice groups, and individual lawyers;
Media/Public Relations: Prepares and manages public relations activities and communications for the firm (or contracts with and provides oversight to outside agencies), including press releases, new lawyer announcements and notices, other firm announcements, media materials, and coordination with any outside PR consultants;
Demands of the job:
Ability and willingness to work long hours;
Ability to work with minimal/no supervision;
Ability to multi task with minimal or no errors;
Understands the needs and expectations of law firm clients;
Experience writing proposals, and responses to requests for proposals preferred;
Must be willing and available to travel between the firm’s different offices as needed and required by the position’s specific duties and responsibilities.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Call to the Nigerian Bar (BL) minimum;
Master of Laws (LLM) optional;
Certified Business Development Expert (CBDE)is desired;
Candidates should send their details through the box below or contact number provided