Business Development Manager

Monday 13 Jun 2022

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Business Development Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen at a leading global law firm for an experienced Business Development and Marketing Manager. With a key focus on the UK regions, you will be at the forefront of developing a connected approach to building the firm’s profile.

Working with the UK Heads of Office, you will be supporting the development and implementation of BD and marketing plans to ensure a fully integrated sector approach complements the firm-wide strategy.  

In addition, you will also:

  • Lead on the formulation and oversight of the BD budget.
  • Ensure activity is aligned to strategy and provides high return on investment.
  • Manage the delivery of BD activity against agreed plans, establishing partner leads for each project and facilitating collaborative working between Offices, Groups and Sectors.
  • Build a ‘Civic’ engagement plan of connectivity into the regional communities, identifying key influencers in the market.
  • Identify clients and targets where a regional presence is a key factor in developing cross selling opportunities and guiding partners on an engagement plan.
  • Establishing a PR/social media plan to support the regional plan and sector/skillset/firm-wide messaging into the regions.
  • Support the integration of new partners and lawyers into the firm.
  • Coach and guide non BD members, particularly Legal PAs and junior lawyers, on general approach to BD.

You will need experience of:

  • Strong knowledge of the UK regional marketplace
  • Operating in a multi-site, multi-national professional services environment
  • Supporting and delivering plans in line with agreed strategies
  • Experience of building relationships with media, external organisations and other key influencers

If you are a motivated, self-starter, and able to work collaboratively across teams and regions, this could be the role for you.

Excellent communication skills are essential, both written and verbal, together with a high level of professionalism.

Flexible working is available, as well as flexibility in office locations.