Business Development Manager – Bangkok

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**This professional staff position is available in our Bangkok office location**

The Bangkok Office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a leading US law firm, is actively recruiting a Business Development Manager. This position works closely with partners and other lawyers in the Asia-Pacific offices of the firm (Bangkok, Beijing, and Tokyo) in managing business development, marketing, and business procurement and intake efforts and coordinates activities with lawyers and the firm’s Marketing and Business Development team members. Responsible for researching, monitoring, evaluating, and suggesting areas and developing draft plans for pursuing business development activities in generating new and maintaining existing client relationships and increasing the visibility of the Asia practices in pertinent markets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifies and recommends strategic business development opportunities for the Asia-Pacific area. Consults with attorneys to proactively identify individual and practice business objectives; provides recommendations to achieve those objectives; drafts strategic plans; and conducts follow-up as needed.
  • Drafts, compiles, edits, and proofs materials, proposals and presentations and documents relating to pitch, proposal, work scope, budget, or other firm-client work related information for clients, prospective clients and team members, as well as engagement and intake materials for successfully obtained new business.
  • Becomes familiar with the nature of the key Asia practices, related transaction, country developmental, and project histories, and associated narratives and able to convey these in clear and concise terms for meaningful targeted descriptions in proposal and marketing materials.
  • In conjunction with the firm’s research and information services team, prepares competitive analyses and other research for use in identifying business opportunities and industry trends for the Asia practices.


  • Education: College degree required.
  • Experience: Minimum of five years of relevant job related experience, preferably in business development, marketing, professional services and/or a law firm environment. Prior personal computer experience, including proficiency in all functionalities of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Access, and other software applications. Experience with work stream and budget building for time-duration projects involving multiple inputs (i.e., timekeepers, rates, and periods) across varying time series and work intensities.
  • Other Qualifications: Accurate reasonably rapid typing ability in various settings. Ability to monitor, make inputs to, and produce targeted materials using informational databases. Ability to read manuals, implement content, and develop materials and processes using cutting-edge software and vendor updates for existing software. Capacity to make sound decisions in the absence of clear instructions and be multiple-task oriented. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the ability and aptitude to proficiently carry out each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation.  Examples include ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, excellent proofreading skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions.  Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer.  Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication.  Essential competency processes include advanced spoken and written English proficiency (may be demonstrated by a TOEIC minimum score of 850 or equivalent or a degree from a university in or significant developmental life experience in a country speaking, reading, and writing English where English is an official or common language), reasoning, and memory. Written and spoken Thai language proficiency favored.

Interested candidates should apply to Suvimol Sae-Eaib at with a Curriculum Vitae and Cover Email/Letter.

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