Client Relationship Manager – 6 months FTC

Recruiter
BLP
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2016
Closes
18 Oct 2016
Ref
12823
Marketing Disciplines
Business Development
Industry Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

The Team

The Marketing and Business Development department at BLP has been built in a non-traditional way for the legal sector. The team comprises specialists from backgrounds including PR, design, media, and the big-four accountants.

You will be working in a multi-award-winning team where ideas, energy and a can-do environment are encouraged and valued, and you will spend your time applying leading-edge client relationship management techniques.

The Opportunity

You will be a main point of contact for focus client teams across the firm. You will be given the opportunity to manage key projects in respect of the client groups.

This is a key role within the Business Development function at BLP, working on interesting and diverse projects as well as being the face of the key client programme to partners. There is also the opportunity to get involved in external client facing meetings and relationship building.

Who we’re looking for

You will have extensive experience in project management, account planning and selling professional services. The role is dynamic and relatively senior, thus ability to understand the wider requirements and translate these into actual projects and work streams is essential.

The successful candidate will be proactive and confident in their own leadership abilities. Good attention to detail is a must as the role can be quite complex and the outputs will be viewed or presented to wide teams within the firm.

What’s in it for you

Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.

Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA’s and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.

Apply online by following the ‘Apply for this role’ link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.

About BLP

We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.

We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.

All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.

Agencies

Please note that the BLP Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at recruitment@blplaw.com and not directly to line mangers or employees. The BLP Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.

Disclosure

As a regulated firm of solicitors, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, BLP uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves.

BLP adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with it legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website: https://jobs.blplaw.com/.

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