A leading global legal firm has an opportunity for a Business Development Manager (Technology & Europe) to join its specialist BD team allowing the successful applicant the chance to work with some of the leaders in their respective areas.
The scope of the role is very appealing as it will encompass all aspects of business development and marketing and assumes a high degree of involvement with the partners and associates. Reporting to the Senior Business Development Manager you will lead business development and marketing activities for Technology and Europe in a way which promotes both the profile of this segment of the business, develops key account relationships and enables revenue growth. This will be achieved through the development of clear strategies and business plans, and management of an aligned range of marketing campaigns, communications and key account activity. You will manage resources within the BD team in order to ensure plans are delivered in a timely and efficient manner, and to the highest quality. Success will be dependent on your ability to develop strong and influential relationships with partners, lawyers and groups in the UK and internationally to cause their active engagement with and support for the sector's business development programs.
This role would suit a very bright graduate with proven BD and marketing experience at management level in a fast-paced professional services environment, preferably within the legal sector. Technology is a major new focus for the firm and will require significant BD time and resource, the firm therefore require a BD Manager with a tech background to really lead and push this initiative forward and to educate the senior stakeholders in the business. You will also possess strong organisational skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities within tight timescales and outstanding interpersonal skills including confidence, positivity, diplomacy and the ability to gain credibility quickly.
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