Senior Business Development Executive – Any UK Location

Location: North
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26/06/2024

A highly-ranked national law firm is seeking a Senior Business Development Executive to join one of their UK offices. The role-holder will be responsible for the creation and delivery of key BD and marketing initiatives for major sectors and groups within the firm, and supporting cross-sector client opportunities. A key part of the role will be providing high-quality advice for partners and lawyers across the business and taking ownership of projects and initiatives. This is a full-time permanent position, with the successful candidate expected to start by September 2024.

The Responsibilities:

  • Developing business development plans to identify growth opportunities in line with the firm’s strategic plan.
  • Responsible for the delivery of BD plans for key sectors and measuring performance against metrics.
  • Collaboration with the wider team to identify cross-sector sales opportunities.
  • Responsible for driving major campaigns and initiatives (e.g. thought leadership).
  • Supporting client partners to implement client growth plans aimed at maximising new business from existing clients through appropriate client listening initiatives.
  • Attend legal and sector association events and conferences to build knowhow and network with clients and prospects.
  • Serve as the ‘go-to’ expert for specific BD expertise, contributing to BD hub content, internal coaching, and webinars.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Proven business development experience.
  • Understanding of the business and client requirements.
  • Possess a relevant degree or Marketing qualification.

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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