New Business Development Manager (14 Month FTC) – Global Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7973
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Contract
  • London
  • £Excellent

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

A global law firm are seeking an ambitious New Business Development Manager with a successful track record in new business acquisition to join the team and spearhead an exciting next phase of growth for the business on either a permanent or 14 month fixed term contract basis to cover a period of parental leave. The New Business Development Manager will sit in the firm’s Client Development team which is highly commercial with a fantastic team spirit. This will be a client-facing role suited to a self-starter with an entrepreneurial outlook and drive to deliver. The firm are looking for an experienced sales and new business development professional to identify new target growth sectors, which might include Fintech, private capital and high-growth corporates, and subsequently create and deliver a go-to-market strategy and proposition development. The role holder will be responsible for driving revenue to meet growth targets and will manage the end to end new business sales process. This will include go-to-market sector strategy plans; proposition development; qualification of prospects and building of target client lists; development of a marketing plan in conjunction with the firm’s marketing team, and calendar of new business development activity; creation of client marketing materials; outreach to new clients; running client meetings, delivering on clients’ requests for information and pitch materials; and converting leads. The ideal candidate will love sales and be passionate about building new business areas and creating new client relationships in a collaborative and team focused environment. The firm are looking for someone who has experience of building and successfully executing new business development strategies and possesses a successful track record of working with senior buyers, preferably in the legal industry, including Heads of Legal and GCs. Proactive with excellent communication skills and the drive and ambition to succeed, the New Business Development Manager will possess an entrepreneurial outlook and passion for continually improving processes and client delivery to ensure the firm remains at the forefront of providing a market leading client experience. Previous experience training team members and of working for or with legal teams in the private capital, Fintech or high-growth corporate sectors are both highly desirable. 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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