Senior BD Executive/BD Manager (IP and Technology & Media) – Major Global Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT8143
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield, UK Regions
  • £Excellent

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

A major global law firm with a sector-driven and technology-focused approach, needs an established Business Development professional to play a key role partnering with colleagues across the firm to successfully implement BD activities. Based in either Bristol, Edinburgh Glasgow, Manchester or Sheffield, the successful applicant will be joining a future facing firm who take a bold and agile approach to ensure their clients are able to face the future with confidence. The firm readily embraces the possibilities technology opens up for developing new and better ways of working. They aim to inspire, impact and support both clients and their employees, helping them to maximise their potential and thrive. This role represents a unique opportunity to join a team of four business development professionals to lead and support an integrated group comprising of the main IP and Technology & Media lawyers working for many of the world’s biggest brands on often market-defining mandates. Keeping abreast of relevant developments, legislation and regulations to build and broaden understanding of the department’s work, enabling knowledgeable conversations and BD recommendation, the Senior Business Development Executive or Business Development Manager will enjoy a broad role encompassing business planning and budgeting, targeting potential clients and further developing existing relationships and constructing engaging pitch documents and presentations. From a marketing perspective, the role holder will contribute to the development and execution of marketing campaigns, coordinate and host internal and external events, seminars, webinars and socials and prepare compelling legal directory and award submissions. With a proactive and can-do approach, the ideal candidate will have significant proven marketing and business development experience gained within a professional services environment, ideally in a law firm. The Senior Business Development Executive or Business Development Manager will possess excellent numerical and communication skills and will be skilled at presenting complex information and concepts in a clear and concise manner. A mindset focused on process improvement with the ability to identify areas of working which can be adapted or automated to improve effectiveness will also be key to success in this challenging role. 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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