Business Development Manager – London

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 01/03/2024

A top-ranked US law firm are searching for a Business Development Manager to support their Corporate Finance group, based in London. You will be a vital part of the firmwide marketing and business development group and collaborate globally to drive impactful business development initiatives. You will work closely with industry leaders and fee earners to identify new opportunities with existing and prospective clients, develop practice-specific PR, provide guidance on client proposals plan events in line with practice and regional goals.

The Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective marketing strategies to raise the profile of the Corporate Finance practice groups across the firm.
  • Stay informed on current events in the global financial services industry and maintain a general understanding of the competitive landscape and challenges.
  • Present proactive business development ideas to practice leaders and assist in their execution.
  • Identify and pursue PR opportunities working closely with the firm’s Senior PR Manager.
  • Prepare and execute live and online events, such as seminars, webinars and workshops.
  • Assist in preparing RFP responses, proposals, and presentations for new business.
  • Coaches lawyers in marketing and business development-related presentations.
  • Maintain practice marketing collateral for use in print and on firm website.
  • Prepare submissions for practice group directories such as Chambers and Legal500.

The Candidate:

  • Educated to degree level in Marketing, PR, Business Administration or a related field,
  • Previous experience working within a legal or professional services environment.
  • Previous marketing / PR experience within professional services (5+ years).
  • Able to clearly communicate with internal and external clients, and manage expectations.
  • Proven budgeting, project management, organisational, and planning skills with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and projects and meet deadlines.

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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