Senior Business Development Manager (Private Client) – Innovative International Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT8041
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • up to £89,000

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

A progressive international law firm with a focus on private capital is seeking a highly experienced Business Development professional, looking for their next career step, to formulate and execute business development and marketing plans and campaigns for their Private Client division and relevant business groups. With day to date management and development responsibilities for two Business Development Managers and a Business Development Coordinator and working closely with the wider BD, Marketing and Communications teams, the successful applicant will need to use their extensive knowledge of the legal market to support strategic BD decisions. Working agilely and keeping track of major market legal developments, you will be responsible for the development, review and update of strategic business planning and budgeting materials. Acting as a champion for the firm's CRM system, you will support the firm’s Key Account Programme and targeting process and lead on some relationship initiatives. You will also work closely with the firm’s Private Office to unlock opportunities for the wider Private Client division and undertake and champion client listening and client feedback within the division. The Senior Business Development Manager will be a leading figure within the Private Client division on the pitching process, from pre-pitch strategic discussion to document production and advice and will be expected to lead on pitch meetings and provide advice throughout the pitch process. On the marketing side, the role holder will oversee the legal directories and award submissions process, support the production, distribution, analysis and reporting on digital newsletters, legal updates and other direct mailings, work with fee earners and the PR team on the coordination of PR activity and plan, carry out, analyse and report on targeted events such as seminars, webinars, podcasts, workshops, receptions and other client hospitality. A committed team-player with excellent communication skills and a strong ability to engage colleagues at every level in projects and initiatives, the Senior Business Development Manager will have a proven track record of delivering results and targets to strict deadlines in a legal environment. A motivated professional and a quick learner who is able to hit the ground running, the ideal candidate will be a trusted advisor and experienced manager who is able to lead and inspire people in the team. 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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