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Friday, January 30, 2015

Bus Dev't Research Analyst, Burford Capital (NY)

Business Development Research Analyst (New York)
Burford Capital seeks a Business Development Research Analyst to provide data- and market-driven insights to fuel firm growth. Given Burford’s specialization, the successful candidate will combine analytical capability, marketing savvy, and interest in the business of law.
The Business Development Research Analyst will join a small but ambitious team dedicated to generating business growth for Burford Capital. Burford is the world’s largest provider of litigation finance, publically traded on London’s AIM market with over $500 million committed to litigation worldwide, but with a start-up environment and culture. Burford team members are creative, resourceful, fast-moving, confident, and flexible people who do not need the infrastructure of a large company to succeed.
Responsibilities include:
·       Conduct research to identify firms, companies, and priority contacts that represent business development opportunities for Burford
·       Track outreach to targeted firms, companies, and priority contacts
·       Research litigation, filings, corporate and individual profiles, and other secondary sources to prepare team for presentations and meetings
·       Assist with preparing RFP and pitch materials for potential new clients
·       Stay abreast of newsworthy trends and developments that impact Burford’s growth, including court decisions, business and financial reports, as well as general industry information; communicate findings to team
Specific requirements:
·       A minimum of 3-5 years in a research role, preferably in a law or professional services firm
·       Bachelors or advanced degree in business, mathematics, the sciences, or law
·       Strong analytic and critical thinking skills and ability to synthesize data to produce meaningful reports
·       Expertise with Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS/SAS
·       Knowledge of Salesforce
·       Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize accordingly
·       Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing, copy editing, researching, and managing data skills

·       Please email a resume and cover letter with salary history and expectations to, subject line: Research Analyst