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DLA Piper Manager - Pitch & Proposal in Boston, Massachusetts

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center ( .

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Pitch and Proposal Manager interested in leading teams of attorneys and staff through the pitch process, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in any of our US offices.

We were one of the first law firm business development departments to build a market-facing team of business developers with experience selling professional services, and we remain a market leader in this area. The Pitch & Proposal department consistently demonstrates growth in revenue generation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related discipline

  • 7 years’ project/production and management of RFP’s in a professional services environment

  • Database experience and knowledge of management systems and presentation software

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects under tight deadlines

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities

  • Good judgment and decision making skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • General understanding of the role of business development within a law firm environment

  • Ability to recommend and implement solutions

  • Ability to maintain collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff, team members, marketing professionals, client development executives, pricing staff, and others

What will your day look like?

A typical day will require you to manage the pitch and proposal response lifecycle from start to finish. This will include organizing and conducting proper kick-off calls, determining response requirements, assigning responsibilities, compiling and organizing information, creating new content, quality control, and ensuring on-time delivery. You will gather intelligence, conduct audience analyses, client/project needs analyses, perception analyses, and additionally be responsible for key message development.

You will collaborate with the marketing team and attorneys to identify, create, and update the information to communicate what sets DLA Piper apart from the competition!

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Business Development

Organization: Business Development

Title: Manager - Pitch & Proposal

Location: California-Los Angeles

Requisition ID: 21000297

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