Business Development Manager

Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

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Business Development Manager

International law firm


Newly created role with tons of scope


We are delighted to be working with a leading international law firm who are looking for a talented Business Development Manager to join their team based in London, with a focus on the UK and Europe.


This is a really exciting time to join this firm, who have enjoyed lots growth and success and have a strong strategic plan in place to continue this upward trajectory. This Business Development Manager role is part of that journey and will play a key role achieving in the firms objectives for their UK and Europe offices.


The culture of this firm is very down to earth, forward thinking and supportive. There are lots of opportunities for learning and development and the chance to be involved in firmwide projects and initiatives around areas such as pro-bono, responsible business and DEI.


The remit of this Business Development Manager role is varied and will include:


  • Working closely with the Senior BD Manager to development and execute the BD strategy across Europe
  • Undertake client research and outreach projects to identify new opportunities and drive cross selling initiatives
  • Lead on directories submissions, advising stakeholders and junior BD team members on best practice, review and finalise submissions
  • Take ownership of pitch and proposal projects, from initial brief to post project briefing and analysis
  • Identify speaking and sponsorship opportunities.
  • End to end management of events, ensuring that objectives are aligned to the overarching business strategy
  • Develop market and sector insights and research
  • Develop marketing collateral and content
  • Collaborate with BD teams in international jurisdictions to ensure opportunities are maximise and brand standards are upheld


The successful candidate for this Business Development Manager role will possess:


  • Strong BD and/or marketing experience gained in an international law firm environment – experience gained in a wider professional services environment can also be considered.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence manage expectations
  • A ‘can do’ solutions driven and proactive approach


Equal Opportunities

As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.