Business Development Manager

Location: London
Salary: £70,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26 January 2018

This national professional services firm is recruiting for a Business Development Manager for their London office. The holder will be responsible for a full mix of business activities to drive growth for the London office.

The Responsibilities:

  • Exploiting more work opportunities from existing business relationships for the Firm.
  • Identifying the right forums for prospect/client engagement
  • Develop opportunities and initiatives for increasing new business
  • Identify/research target clients within existing and emerging sectors and liaise with key stakeholders.
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business
  • Identify and advise key stakeholders of opportunities for new business or cross-selling
  • Collaboratively develop opportunities that identify the new/existing client’s needs, concerns and objectives.
  • Drive, coach, challenge and support the offices/departmental business lines at all levels.
  • Monitor sales information including conversion rates, key targets, pipeline managements, budget and trend information,
  • Build strong and supportive relationships at all levels with key customers
  • Present new products and services to enhance existing relationships and grow revenue, arrange and participate in internal and external client brands.
  • Act as the driving force behind the implementation of the business development aspects of the departmental strategy, working collaboratively to deliver growth.
  • Attend business/networking functions and provide feedback and information on market trends.

The Candidate:

  • Previous business development experience gained within a Professional Services environment
  • Strong understanding of the UK Corporate, SME and Private Client business environment
  • An entrepreneurial approach to business – many existing and future clients are successful business owners and/or investors
  • Outstanding relationship building and people management skills




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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