An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a U.S. law firm in a broad Business Development Manager (Private Equity) role based in their London office. The successful applicant will work closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the London-based lawyers and the global Client Development Team to help plan and deliver effective business development and communications initiatives to increase revenue and raise the profile of the London practice in the UK market.
With line management responsibility for a BD Assistant, the BD Manager will enjoy a broad role with a business development focus, incorporating a wide gamut of the marketing and BD mix including pitches and presentations; CRM; marketing plans; internal and external communications and the media; event management; marketing collateral; directory and award submissions; research and analysis; and any other firm wide projects and initiatives as required.
The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, proactive, team-playing graduate who can demonstrate substantial previous experience working in a BD environment, preferably in a major law firm or in an equivalent professional services organisation, with a background in Private Equity being highly desirable. It is essential that you combine excellent project management and written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to write compelling propositions. A general understanding of the U.K. and U.S. legal markets is also highly desirable.
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