Business Development Manager – Dynamic Accountancy Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT8088
  • Accountancy
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Reading, UK Regions
  • £Competitive

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

Based in Reading, a fantastic regional opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and proactive Business Development Manager looking to progress their career with a recognised brand, working as part of a forward thinking team within a dynamic business to business professional services firm. Working day to day with senior stakeholders and decision makers, as part of a national Business Development and Marketing team, you will help drive local business development activity and focus on increasing profitability through the generation of opportunities, bid support and a range of events that will help the firm grow and engage with their clients and contacts. Continually reviewing the firm’s market position and benchmarking against competitors, the Business Development Manager will operate as the business partner to the regional stakeholders ensuring that the regional drive for growth remains on strategy and maintains momentum. You will work closely with the Office Managing Partner and Regional Heads of Sector to drive growth in the region through relationship management, identifying new opportunities, bid management, promoting campaigns, developing local thought leadership and PR content and local event management. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the management of data, producing monthly reports outlining campaign analytics to share with key stakeholders and supporting day to day CRM activities, including encouraging best practice with local teams. Candidates will need a strong professional services BD background, to include a track record of success in bid-writing and client engagement. This role would suit someone who is highly organised with excellent project management, time management and coordination skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. An active team player and self-starter, the Business Development Manager must enjoy communicating at all levels and forging strong working relationships. An existing local network with intermediaries 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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