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New Business Development Manager

Ambition is seeking a Business Development Manager on behalf of a magic circle law firm. The opportunity is within the Client Development team, a highly collaborative commercial team. They seek an experienced Business Development professional to identify new growth sectors such as Fintech, private capital, and high-growth corporates. The role involves creating and implementing a go-to-market strategy and interacting with clients. The primary responsibility is to drive revenue to meet growth targets through managing the entire new business sales process. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique fim unique firm that offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fun environment where you can have a direct impact on the success of the business.


  • Hybrid working.
  • Life assurance.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Mental health resources.
  • Group income protection.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be involved in a number of exciting projects including:

  • Successfully delivering new sector growth plans to revenue and growth targets.
  • Creating and executing new business strategy plans.
  • Establishing a new business development calendar of client outreach activity.
  • Working with marketing activities and events to help drive new client acquisition.
  • Taking comprehensive briefs from new clients.

To be considered for the role the following is required:

  • Experience or knowledge of working in the legal sector.
  • Previous experience and a strong track record of setting the strategy and building a new business area.
  • A proactive attitude with the drive and ambition to succeed.
  • Experience successfully managing a sales process and leading complex negotiations.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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