Business Development Manager – Insurance

Location: London
Salary: £65,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 09 October 2018

This leading sector-focused global law firm is recruiting for a Business Development Manager in Speciality Insurance. This role will lead business development and marketing activities for the group in a way which promotes both the profile of that segment of the business, develops key account relationships and enables revenue growth.

The Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of UK / international business development and marketing campaigns
  • Creation of effective cross-practice area and international groups and the management of their communication, marketing and client development programs
  • Creation of differentiating proposal materials and the management of pitch efforts
  • Contribution to the firm’s Key Account Programme through identification of the practice area’s key accounts, the establishment of client teams and the development and implementation of their plans
  • Management of junior members of the team
  • Together with the Senior Communications Manager and PSLs and other specialist resources, developing and implementing an appropriate media communications program
  • The formulation of relevant business development budgets and management of the budget to ensure appropriate expenditure and that the firm receives suitable return on that investment
  • The provision of support for the Senior Business Development Manager, Head of UK Business Development and the Business Development Director on other projects as directed

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated, preferably in a marketing
  • Holds a professional marketing qualification, e.g. CIM/CAM (desirable)
  • Considerable experience of working as a Business Development practitioner at management level within a fast-paced professional services environment, preferably within the legal industry

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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