An excellent opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Business Development specialist to join a friendly and supportive international law firm on a twelve month fixed term contract basis as a Business Development Manager. The role holder will be responsible for the business development of the Finance Practice Group.
The successful applicant for this varied role will work with the partners and other team members, to take ownership of the Financing BD strategy, agreeing priorities, developing campaigns and setting objectives. You will manage BD and marketing activity including assisting with the firm's CRM Programme and other client initiatives, assisting on pitches and conducting research. From a communications perspective you will initiate, plan and co-ordinate both internal and external communications including the firm's website, brochures and credentials and will assist with the directory submission process. The BD Manager will also work with partners to ensure that seminars and client events are relevant and targeted appropriately, advising on the format of events to ensure maximum opportunity for client development.
The role holder will join a highly regarded BD team and will find themselves in an excellent environment in which to develop. It will require an excellent academic background allied to substantial marketing and business development experience, preferably in a law firm or in professional services. Experience gained in a Finance or Banking legal setting is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will be a pro-active, analytical and numerate team player, with a high attention to detail and strong communication, influencing and people skills as the ability to persuade and convince at a very senior level internally is essential. In addition, the BD Manager will thrive whilst working under pressure and be able to demonstrate a previous track record of prioritising and delivering complex and multiple projects to tight deadlines.
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