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Client Development Manager – Kansas City, MO

The Client Development Manager will develop and execute effective strategies and tactics designed to support the firm’s client development and continued growth. Our Marketing Team is looking for an individual who will proactively engage Spencer Fane stakeholders while collaborating with our team to leverage a range of marketing-related activities to pursue new business opportunities for the firm.


  • Collaborate with practice group leaders, office managing partners and administrative leadership throughout the firm to develop, maintain and advance the goals and objectives set out in each group’s respective marketing budgets and plans
  • Serve as a liaison with practice groups by maintaining a presence in their regular meetings and making appropriate marketing-related presentations and updates to their teams
  • Research, manage and prepare responses to new business development opportunities, including formal responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Marketing Team to advance and ensure alignment with digital marketing, marketing communications, event and public relations projects
  • Develop and execute on strategies to market individual attorneys, teams and affinity groups to internal stakeholders, clients, prospects, and the business community
  • Assist in coordinating the firm’s engagement with professional associations and community organizations through memberships, advertising and sponsorship programming
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Team to identify and pursue various surveys and nomination processes


  • A bachelor’s degree in related field or education/experience equivalent required
  • Success in professional services-related marketing and business development with a preferred minimum of five year’s experience in a law firm marketing department
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage as a consultant with various of the firm’s stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Ability to travel to various marketing/firm events/meetings 20% of the time


  • Position is generally sedentary in nature; involves sitting most of the time, but may involve the need for inter-office mobility for brief periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally or routinely lift up to 10 – 20 lbs
  • Ability to efficiently communicate
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions required
  • Ability to see and read PC screens, detect color coding, read fine print, and/or normal type size print

Please send resume to jobs@spencerfane.com.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.


  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Significant work from home support