A leading international law firm requires a Business Development Manager on a six month contract basis to work closely with the Dispute Resolution International Practice Group Head and key partners to plan, deliver and lead incisive and value-added business development support, ensuring key objectives in the business plans are achieved.
Main responsibilities include profile raising, working with the communications team, partners and fee-earners, developing product campaigns and supporting marketing activities. There is also opportunity to support the business planning process, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, overseeing all elements of BD activity to ensure alignment. This includes client development, product focus, pitching, analysis and event management. On the client development side, you will act as the driving force in developing and directing initiatives that strengthens the group's relationship with priority clients.
A successful candidate will be degree educated with extensive experience and knowledge in marketing or business development gained in a leading professional services firm. It is also important that the individual is hands on and has strong knowledge of contentious legal services and how firms can effectively position themselves in highly competitive environments.
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