Mayer Brown

Business Development Executive

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(8/4/2021 5:34 AM)
# of Positions
Pos. Category
Business Dev. & Marketing
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time


Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.


We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.


Reporting to Senior Business Development Manager, this regional role will provide both strategic and tactical business development support and be part of the success of the assigned practice groups.


  • Conduct client/industry/market research to identify new leads and opportunities
  • Develop winning pitches, proposals and presentations and related print/digital marketing collaterals
  • Contribute to the global proposal assembly system by providing updates on standard marketing languages and gathering significant completed matters
  • Take a creative approach to draft submissions for legal directories and award
  • Work in conjunction with the Events team to organise client seminars, hospitality events and conferences
  • Leverage the firm's global client relationship management system (i.e. InterAction) to create targeted client lists for business development and marketing purposes
  • Prepare content for the assigned practices and contribute to relevant internal communication channels

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • An undergraduate degree preferably in a business related field
  • Professional services industry or B2B marketing experience
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Mandarin
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of offerings (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • A knowledge of InterAction (or similar CRM systems) is preferred, but not essential
  • Familiarity with research techniques and databases typically used for competitive intelligence (e.g., Manzama, Capital IQ, Mergermarket, EMIS, LexisNexis, Lexology)
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – must have a mature, professional and personable presentation and demeanor
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates good judgment and problem-solving capabilities, a team-first and client-service orientation
  • Energy and stamina in high pressure-to-deliver work environment


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