Senior Business Development & Marketing Manager – Leading UK-Based Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7530
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM, Marketing
Job Type:
  • Contract
  • London
  • £Excellent

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

A leading UK-based law firm focused on the Private Client and Technology, Media and Entertainment sectors is seeking a talented and energetic Senior Business Development & Marketing Manager to support its BD and Marketing team on a 6 month fixed term contract basis. The firm enjoy a culture of long-standing client relationships, built on trust and anchored in the quality of their service, with clients ranging from start-ups to multinational companies, from household names to private individuals and their family offices. The role will require someone who can work creatively, sensitively and enthusiastically with Partners, lawyers and business service colleagues and who is able to help raise the firm’s profile and maximise BD opportunities across its industry and service practice groups. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and Marketing Partner, the successful applicant have responsibility for assisting with the leadership and management of the BD and Marketing team and for providing thought-leadership, support and direction to Partners in the execution and delivery of their personal and group BD and Marketing plans and strategies. The Senior Business Development & Marketing Manager will enjoy a broad role. Monitoring the annual BD and Marketing budget and championing a marketing culture in the firm, you will advise and assist Partners and lawyers on a range of BD and marketing campaigns and opportunities. The role holder will be required to maintain and develop BD tools and processes, advise and assist Partners and fee earners with client pitches, encourage networking and implement a BD training programme, including delivery of training and presentation coaching. On the marketing side, you will act as the firm's brand champion whilst overseeing the directories and awards processes, ensuring the firm’s external profile is maintained and enhanced, contributing to the production and publication of internal and external communications and supporting client events and corporate hospitality. In addition, the development of a new intranet site and implementation of the firm’s online strategy will be key areas of initial focus. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in a marketing or BD position preferably in a legal firm to include proven success managing a team and getting the best out of others. You must be a confident and organised individual, with a proactive and positive attitude allied to excellent oral and written communication skills. Strategic, flexible and self-sufficient, the Senior Business Development & Marketing Manager will be a team player with a hands-on approach and strong ability to both develop and action a marketing programme. 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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