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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 west coast offices.

Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.

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
  • 5 years’ project/production and management of RFP’s in a professional services environment in a management level role
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects under tight deadlines

Preferred Requirements:
  • General understanding of the role of business development within a law firm environment
  • Database experience and knowledge of management systems and presentation software
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to recommend and implement solutions

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 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.