Business Development Manager – US Law Firm – Liv St – Agile Working

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  • Salary : £70,000 - £90,000

This leading corporate US law firm wish to recruit for an ambitious Business Development Manager to help drive their ongoing marketing and business development plans for their most successful practice group. Based in fantastic offices 5 minutes from Liverpool Street,  the firm work standard hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm, on the three days per week in the office and 2 days remotely. They offer a great benefits package with a basic salary to £60,000 – £80,000 DOE.

Focusing on the Corporate department, the Business Development Manager and will work directly with UK qualified and overseas Partners, taking the lead on business development and marketing activities in order to promote the profile of the Corporate department developing key account relationships and drive revenue growth.  You will collaborate with the central marketing team and be responsible for developing a clear strategy and business plan for the group and managing a range of strategically aligned marketing and client development activities, ensuring plans are delivered in a timely and efficient manner. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for;

  • Assisting Partners with preparing for pitch meetings to clients and/or prospects, including holding briefing discussions to understand the opportunity, preparing pitch and proposal materials, developing strategy, preparing and rehearsing pitch teams, identifying new business opportunities, conducting industry, market and client/prospect research, writing new business proposals and producing responses to requests for information/ requests for proposals, assisting in developing “best practice” proposal/pitch guidelines
  • Reviewing, developing and updating business plans and budgets for the Corporate practice group
  • Responsibility for the direct line management of the Business Development Executive
  • Work with marketing teams on creating and maintaining various print and digital marketing collateral and taking lead on digital media and marketing campaigns for the practice group
  • Driving and leading on directory and award submissions working with Partners, Associates & PSLs

For this position the client is seeking someone with proven business development management experience in a law firm, ideally focusing on corporate law; funds, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity. You must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be professional and can multitask and work to tight deadlines. You must be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in marketing, communications or business. You must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with strong technical skills in Word, Excel and InterAction.