Business Development Proposal Manager

Washington, DC 20001

Posted: 09/20/2023 Employment Type: Business Development Industry: Legal Job Number: NAP1005 Pay Rate: $100k - $160k

Job Description

Our client in the legal industry is seeking a Business Development Proposal Manager. This role can be located in the Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Washington, DC office. The Business Development Proposal Manager will take lead role on preferred provider Requests for Proposals (RFP) and similar multi-practice proposals. If this sounds like you, we are looking for someone with experience in proposal creation and knowledge of proposals process required.  

Job Requirements

Candidate must be able to:

  • Working with attorneys, marketing staff, pricing personnel and other firm personnel in the evaluation, planning, development, and execution of RFPs, proposals, and presentations
  • Working and coordinating with Business Development Managers involved in each opportunity and coordinating with other firm personnel contributing to the proposal processes
  • Acting as project lead for RFPs responses keeping both personnel and information organized
  • Producing proposal documents, including identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content when needed
  • Develop, draft and deliver compelling and creative proposals designed to differentiate the firm
  • Coordinating information and research requests with research staff, compliance, HR, IT, and other departments of the firm
  • Coordination of proofing, assembly/production and delivery of finished product
  • Working on various projects relating to firm-wide content used in proposals and pitches
  • Identify and help implement improvements to our proposal final product as well as the proposal process


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in proposal creation and knowledge of proposals process required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of marketing, proposal or related experience
  • Team player with a minimum of three (3) years of writing experience   
  • Proficient in a range of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)  
  • Comfortable using a variety of proprietary marketing databases such as Foundation or InterAction is a plus
  • Familiarity with a variety of writing styles, and strong editing skills
  • Strong client service mindset and ability to establish and maintain effective direct working relationships with partners of the firm. 
  • High attention to detail in written communications and excellent time management and organizational skills. 
  • Familiarity with a variety of writing styles, and strong editing skills
  • Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously and ability to adapt to competing demands and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and deadlines

Additional Information

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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