Senior BD Manager (Private Client) – Dynamic Law Firm
A dynamic legal firm is looking to appoint a Senior Business Development Manager to support the Private Client practice to develop and drive forward the firm's growth strategy.
Working closely with the BD Partner and practice heads, the Senior Business Development Manager duties will be a combination of cutting edge case development and wider business development work. The successful applicant will need to develop and implement a corporate relationship strategy and plan. Maintaining and monitoring relevant BD budgets to ensure appropriate expenditure and suitable return on investment, you will identify priority growth areas, help develop and implement BD plans, identify market opportunities and work with fee earners to develop and sell services. Case development and pitches and proposals will constitute important elements of the role. On the marketing side the role holder will provide strategic input during the legal directory process, work with the Marketing team to plan targeted corporate events and campaigns and liaise with the PR Manager to ensure that the profile and positioning of the practice areas is effectively communicated.
You will be a bright graduate or equivalent with extensive Private Client business development exposure (HNW, family matters, sports/entertainment) in a similar role gained within a reputable law firm, to include experience providing strategic input into business plans and developing and executing BD plans and growth strategies. In addition, the Senior Business Development Manager will have excellent relationship and project management skills, an in depth understanding of the legal and private client market and its influencers and a good general knowledge of business and financial markets. Highly credible with the ability to influence, challenge and coach senior stakeholders, you must also be able to demonstrate commitment, passion, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills.
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