Business Development Manager – Corporate

Location: London
Salary: £64,000 - £85,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26.03.20

An award winning law firm is currently seeking a Business Development Manager – Corporate for their firm. Reporting to Director of Practice Development, Corporate Department. You will be responsible for the overall driving and measuring marketing and BD activities across Corporate practice groups.

The Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of new product offerings, working with partners and the wider marketing and BD teams to define the benefits of the new products and the most effective routes to market
  • Responsibility for pitches, including ensuring a “best practice” approach, management and production of individual pitches/capability statements and coaching on pitch presentations
  • Leading marketing initiatives such as thought-leadership campaigns
  • Managing and developing key clients focused on revenue generation opportunities with the CRM team, where appropriate
  • Management and delivery of directory submissions and awards entries
  • Identify news angles, perspectives on emerging trends and themes that can be used to engage with a range of audiences such as clients, targets, influencers, intermediaries and the media
  • Working with the Knowledge Management team and a cross-practice group of fee earners to develop and deliver relevant email alerts to specific clients/targets
  • Marketing budget management and reporting

The Candidate:

  • Experience of: supporting marketing communications and business development (and specifically pitching); driving lead generation in the business to business environment; managing marketing and communications activities such as PR, sponsorship and events
  • Broad experience of leading a team within a marketing business development environment
  • Experience within the legal/professional services sector is beneficial but not essential

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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