Business Development Manager (Banking) – Progressive International Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT8068
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Colette Norfolk
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

A progressive international law firm is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Business Development Manager to join their global team based in London. The firm’s marketing and business development function is located in major cities across EMEA, Asia Pacific and the US. They execute the firm's strategy and drive profitable growth with a specific focus on chosen industries, markets and clients. The team focuses on industry solutions and client experience, driving campaigns, leveraging client insights and managing strategic initiatives to service their client's needs. The successful applicant will be a key member of the marketing and business development team, responsible for supporting industry collaboration, growth and client engagement. You will work closely with the Bank Industry stakeholders to support the successful delivery of the Bank industry strategy across EMEA, collaborating with the APAC team to ensure global connectivity and knowledge sharing. Managing and reporting on BD budgets and data for the Bank Industry, the Business Development Manager will utilise market and client insights to keep up to date with current and emerging issues impacting Banking. You will enjoy a broad role with responsibilities across the entire BD and marketing mix., including CRM responsibility for some of the firm's leading clients, go-to-market pursuits and growth initiatives. The role holder will also be responsible for developing and implementing integrated revenue generating and profile raising campaigns and thought leadership. Commercially astute with an innovative mind-set, the ideal candidate will have significant front line business development experience in either a law firm, industry or professional services environment, to include demonstrable success working in a client facing capacity and client listening experience. Good people management skills, particularly experience in engaging with partners and senior management and in coaching teams is necessary, as is the ability to juggle a busy and varied workload, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. Previous Banking experience will also be highly advantageous. 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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