Business Development Manager

Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 21/10/2022

As a specialist in BD within the legal sector, we are delighted to be working with an award winning law firm who are seeking a Business Development Manager to join their London office. The role-holder will support with the implementation of innovative marketing & business development projects and initiatives to achieve growth in Dispute Resolution practice area as well as the firm’s overall business development strategy. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking for a step-up, at a firm dedicated to developing its employees whilst offering amazing flexibility and other benefits.

The Responsibilities:

  • Identification of key clients for growth and develop targeted plans accordingly
  • Identify new markets for the practice to exploit, driving new initiatives to completion, demonstrating quantifiable business growth
  • Ensure the department is kept updated of key issues and matters in the law, working closely with the Professional Support Lawyers (PSLs)
  • Support in the management of the firm’s key client accounts through the firm’s programme
  • Development of the firm’s profile through PR, research, conferences and seminars, working with the central BD team and external PR Agencies
  • Collaborate with the Business Insights team to develop metrics to measure effectiveness of all initiatives
  • Work closely with the Head of BD and New Business with the development and execution of cross-department projects

 The Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a legal / professional services environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to engage with and manage internal stakeholders across the practice groups and within the wider business development function
  • Proven experience of strong client development in previous roles as well as supporting with pitch/proposal preparation

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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