Business Development Executive – Top Ranking UK Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7971
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Oxford, UK Regions
  • £30,000 - £40,000

  • Mark Stocker
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

A leading UK law firm with a growing international network, require a professional, positive and proactive Business Development Executive to join their growing Marketing and Business Development team. This is a great regional opportunity for an ambitious business development specialist looking for a step up in their career in a varied role which will offer the role holder a chance to develop their skills and experience. Based in Oxford with excellent hybrid working arrangements, you will be joining a top ranked firm with a strong reputation in a variety of sectors, particularly technology, private wealth, shipping and real estate. The firm’s lawyers are also recognised for their expertise in life sciences, education, retail, sports and entertainment and international trade. You will be working closely with one of the firm’s Business Services Division BD Managers as they develop and implement the strategy for a number of the firm’s core practices and sectors including Employment, Immigration, Education and Sports and Entertainment, as well as a key client of the firm. The successful applicant will support these teams on a variety of business development and marketing activities and become part of a friendly, collaborative team who are passionate about developing the firm’s brand and market recognition. The Business Development Executive will be expected to build a good understanding of the work and marketplaces of the various teams they support and will play a critical role in helping those teams deliver their BD and Marketing strategies. These strategies, and hence the focus of the successful applicant, include but are not limited to profile building, client retention and development, new client targeting and sector and international development. Keeping abreast of industry and market developments, you will be involved in business planning and CRM activities. On the marketing side responsibilities will include management of legal directory and award submissions and raising the profile of the firm through various channels including thought leadership, client newsletters, articles, podcasts, webinars, seminars, conferences and other industry events. With proven broad-ranging marketing experience gained within service-orientated organisations, ideally professional partnerships, the ideal candidate will have experience in researching, coordinating, writing and electronically submitting tenders and credentials documents. Highly organised with excellent attention to detail and outstanding communication skills, the Business Development Executive must possess effective time and project management skills and will enjoy tasks working under pressure to tight deadlines. Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector –


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