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2018-01-29 00:00

A European IP firm based in London is looking for an experienced Head of Business Development to join their growing team.  This role reports into the Management board.


The Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain and excellent understanding of the firm’s target clients, strategic context and commercial activities to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of Firm’s vision and strategy.
  • Plan fee earner specific strategies to get business in identified sectors, develop the marketing strategy and drive the business development.
  • Work with the practice to provide strategic marketing leadership and direction, ensure marketing best practices are implemented and lead the team to ensure that business development strategy is communicated amongst the firm.
  • Liaise with Partners on the implementation of the firms strategic and operational plans.
  • Develop and lead the business development department in sourcing, managing and implementing new business opportunities.
  • Provide training on pitches and pitch presentations on as required basis.
  • Support the fee earners on key account management and ensure activities are planned.


The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Previous IP or trademark experience
  • At least 7 years’ experience within business development




Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.


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