• New Business Intake Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/17/2018 3:48 PM)
    Job ID
    Records Center
  • General Summary

    The Atlanta office of Alston & Bird is seeking a New Business Intake Manger (NBI Manager) to oversee the firm’s new business intake function on a global basis.  

    Essential Duties

    • The NBI manager will oversee the New Business Intake team and set the strategic direction for the firm’s new business intake function. 
    • The NBI Manager will  also oversee the implementation of standardized new business intake procedures across offices, and liaise with partnership and firm leadership on client intake needs and issues, with escalation to Loss Prevention as needed. 
    • Individual will maintain expertise in new business intake best practices and advise firm leadership on areas for improvement. 
    • Serve as Business Lead for firm projects involving new business intake.

    Skills Needed to be Successful

    • Prior new business intake experience utilizing automated intake workflow systems in a law firm environment required.

    • Additional skill sets such as prior supervisory experience; excellent written communication skills and the ability to draft and execute complex communications including policies and procedures, and instructional documents. 

    • Strong knowledge of ethical, legal and risk management rules and requirements governing conflicts of interest and conflicts resolution process required. 

    • Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 

    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner. 

    • The ideal candidate should have experience in a large firm environment and a superior knowledge of conflicts processes and commercial conflicts software (e.g. Elite, Legal Key, InTapp) as well as creative and diligent online searching skills and experience using various software (e.g. Dun & Bradstreet, Hoovers, VBD). 
    • Candidates must be highly analytical, be comfortable in interpreting and reporting on conflicts reports. 
    • The general consensus is to find a well-rounded candidate with a 4-year degree and strong management and conflicts experience. 

    Additional Information

    At Alston & Bird, our people trust the people they work for, take pride in what they do, enjoy the people they work with, and serve the communities in which they live. Our environment has been praised as one of the most open and receptive in the United States, not only among law firms, but also among all businesses. Alston & Bird has been ranked by Fortune magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For©" for 20 years in a row. 

    Alston & Bird LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices. 


    The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time. 


    Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position. In accepting a position, it is understood that continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. A satisfactory background check is the absence of a criminal record which bears a demonstrable relationship to the applicant/employee’s suitability to perform the required duties and responsibilities of the position. 

    Alston & Bird is not currently accepting resumes from agencies for this position. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if Alston & Bird hires the candidate. 

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