Head of Business Development - GLOBAL LEGAL FIRM

England, London
£six figures
21 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Marketing Disciplines
Business Development, Marketing
Industry Sector
Professional Services
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Head of
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior business development specialist to join an international law firm. In this dual role, you will be tasked with strategically shaping the firm's (largest practice) Corporate BD initiatives as well as heading the established practice BD team. The role will form part of the senior BD leadership group and will be based at the firm's head office in London.

Managing a team of seven, the successful applicant for this varied role will work with partners to develop a strategic business plan for M&A and Corporate and develop and update the Corporate business plan based on the objectives of the firm. You will drive the design and implementation of new business activities, ensuring that BD best practice methods are identified, shared and implemented both inside and outside the practice group and overseeing and guiding the activities of the other Practice Stream BD Managers and co-ordinate cross stream initiatives. The Senior BD Manager's responsibilities will include developing client plans, preparing presentations, coaching and training fee earners on the use of BD and marketing systems and co-ordinating materials for BD trips. From a communications perspective you will initiate, plan and co-ordinate both internal and external communications.

With extensive marketing and business development experience, most recently at a senior manager or manager level in a legal or professional services environment, the ideal candidate will be a pro-active, analytical and numerate team players, with a high attention to detail and strong communication, influencing and people skills.

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