Business Development Manager

Location: South West
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: £50k - £69k
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 19 March 2018

An award winning commercial law firm is currently looking for a Business Development Manager to join their team in Bristol. The role holder will be responsible for providing hands on marketing and business development support to drive business development initiatives and client relationships forward, with a focus on the energy and renewables practice.

The Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver marketing and business development activities for the firm’s national sector groups
  • Support the firm’s client development programme and work with the Client Development team and relevant partners to develop client plans
  • Lead the development of proposal and presentations in the firm’s national sector group
  • Identify and secure speaking opportunities for lawyers in the sector group at key industry events
  • Work with the PR team and PR agency to generate opportunities with national, trade and regional press
  • Use thought leadership campaigns, industry events, sector updates and social media to generate new business leads
  • Actively manage a pipeline of targets
  • Work closely with the marketing communications team and events manager to plan and deliver a programme of events
  • Draft submissions for legal and industry directories
  • Work with the Digital Communications Manager to ensure the website and social media channels are promoting the sector group
  • Work with lawyers to produce market focused updated in response to market trends and changes

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated
  • Proven business development experience within the legal sector
  • Knowledge and experience within the energy and renewables sector
  • Proven experience of developing new ideas to add value to the business process and understanding the wider business issues

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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