Business Development Manager
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: £50k - £69k
Contract type: Permanent Date posted: 19 January 2018
A leading international law firm is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their London office to work closely with their Corporate, Finance and Dispute Resolution practice groups.
- Manage a number of competitive pitches concurrently including drafting persuasive and accurate content with tailored messages, often to tight deadlines, and advising on best practice from previous/similar bids.
- Develop and help execute client relationship plans (with potential to account manage clients over time) and carry out client feedback post pitch/transaction/secondment.
- Assist partners in developing the strategy and BD plans for their practice area/sector and provide support for their implementation, including developing targeting initiatives and campaigns.
- Manage and deliver outstanding client events, suggesting opportunities to co-host events with relevant market bodies and other industry stakeholders, reviewing budget and carefully measuring the return on investment.
- Manage the Legal 500 and Chambers submission process for the corporate submissions in London and be responsible for producing high quality submissions.
- Manage, mentor and support the BD Assistant, responsible for their quality of service and output.
- Commercially-focused and able both to develop a good working knowledge of your practice areas and markets in which they operate, and to add value to BD thinking and activity.
- Commercially aware and knowledgeable and able to demonstrate that you consistently add value to business development thinking and activities.
- Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritise accordingly, delivering to a consistently high standard.
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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