A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced BD professional to join a large global law firm as a Business Development Manager within a growing and energetic firm-wide marketing team of professionals.
The role holder will lead in the implementation of business development strategies for the finance-related practice areas across the firm, with a particular focus on the EMEA region. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for supervising various group profile-raising activities, as well as liaising with relevant industry and practice group leadership concerning business development objectives. This position is responsible for the coordination and execution of business development and cross-selling activities to expand legal services provided to clients in need of the firm's finance capability. The successful candidate will work with other marketing and firm personnel to lead pitches and proposals and drive event planning, research and analysis, marketing communications and maintenance of finance-related practice documents, reports and systems. You will also collaborate with BD colleagues supporting the firm's industry groups, notably Financial Industry, Energy & Natural Resources and Transportation, on sector specific initiatives and contribute to a number of shared projects. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating marketing and communications activities.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate or equivalent with previous experience in a marketing or BD position in a legal environment and demonstrated project leadership. Applicants must be able to demonstrate exceptional organisational and time management skills, strong writing ability, a positive attitude and great work ethic. The Business Development Manager must also possess an interest in and ability to understand the legal business environment, including transportation industry terminology.
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