Head of Business Development – 9 month FTC

Location: South West
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 04 May 2018

An award winning law firm based in the South West is looking to recruit a Head of Business Development to join their team. This role will suit an experienced, proactive individual who is looking to continue their career in legal marketing. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and forward thinking firm.

The Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Business Development team
  • Support the Marketing Director and work with Sector heads and key individuals to formulate and implement the marketing and BD strategies for the Real Estate and Education sectors
  • Assist lawyers in developing new business through pitches
  • Actively manage a pipeline of targets
  • Support sector groups in identifying, creating and promoting new products/services to generate new revenue streams
  • Work closely with the Communications team to deliver Firm-wide campaigns – identify potential opportunities, conduct market research, develop the campaign, execute, follow-up and manage the budget

The Candidate:

  • Experience in marketing and business development for a professional services firm.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the real estate sector
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • The ability to build effective and positive relationships

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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