Senior Business Development Manager (Mining & Metals and Power) – Elite Global Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7962
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Giles Taylor
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

This elite global firm is looking for a Senior Business Development Manager to support the Global Mining & Metals and Power Industry Groups on marketing and business development strategy and implementation to deliver on the group’s objectives. Focusing on lead generation and winning work, client and regional targeting, external branding and internal coordination. Responsibilities are not limited to, but are likely to include: Lead generation and winning work

  • Staying on point with current and emerging issues and trends that impact, or may impact, the mining & metals and power industries and liaising with the Global Mining and Metals and Power Industry Groups Lead Partners to prioritise identified trends and issues and develop strategic plans.
  • Proactively assisting in new business opportunity spotting and tracking and lead and participate in large and complex industry bids whilst building your own network of industry contacts.
Client and regional targeting
  • Building strategy and managing industry group priority client relationships and coordinating with key practices across the network to ensure that they are developing offerings tailored to industry priority clients and ensuring that mining & metals and power sector clients experience a joined up global offering.
External branding
  • Using industry knowledge to generate and target marketing and thought leadership campaigns on key and emerging trends and issues in the mining & metals and power industries.
  • Delivering cross-practice, office and industry marketing campaigns and working in partnership with the global marketing and communications team to develop and execute thought leadership campaigns aligned with the objectives of the groups.
  • Working in partnership with the global events team to build and manage bespoke industry events.
  • Working in partnership with external media agencies to develop a proactive media strategy.
Internal coordination
  • Supporting the implementation of the Global Mining and Metals and Power Industry Groups strategy and coordinating core and broader team meetings including preparing for sessions at Firm Global Partner Meetings.
  • Leading internal communications relating to the industry groups
You must have a solid track record of business development, corporate affairs, public relations, journalism or marketing experience gained at manager level preferably within a large international law firm, to include prior experience of coordinating initiatives across both developed and emerging markets and of understanding cultural differences across markets. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, presentation, influencing, negotiating and coaching skills and be confident dealing with senior managers and partners in a large corporate environment. The Senior Business Development Manager will be proactive, tenacious and have a proven ability to work to tight deadlines, juggling multiple projects and delivering under pressure. It is essential that applicants are able to demonstrate sound knowledge and previous experience of mining and metals and a good working knowledge of the power sector. 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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