Business Development Manager – London

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26/03/2024

Blue Legal has partnered with a progressive and innovative law firm, who are seeking a talented Business Development Manager to support their corporate and transactional groups. The role-holder will be involved in developing client relationships and driving growth for the firm through the delivery of initiatives and projects.

The Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the team to enhance relationships with the firm’s international network.
  • Responsible for creating and delivering BD and marketing plans in line with the firmwide strategy and sector objectives.
  • Drive client development, working with partners and teams to oversee client targeting, providing valuable insights into client trends and cross-selling opportunities.
  • Deliver winning pitches and responses to RFPs, assess pitch opportunities, drafting documents, coaching teams and carrying out post-pitch debrief and analysis.
  • Manage marketing communications with a campaign-oriented approach, overseeing public relations, event management, and internal communications.
  • Return on investment (ROI) – Identify areas of improvement in the process in collaboration with the team and fee earners.
  • Ensuring effectiveness of firm wide initiatives through use of the CRM system, web and digital presence and providing training and coaching.
  • Identify opportunities and market developments to support with growth / marketing plans for the practice.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Experience of client development and supporting with pitch/proposals.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to engage with stakeholders across practice groups and wider BD team.
  • Educated to degree level and/or Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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.

Blue Legal offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

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