Senior Business Development Manager

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: BD, Marketing & Communications
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
REF: BBBH230774_1556016758

This is an exciting opportunity to build a new sector business development and marketing strategy and see it through. The first year will be around the launch, profile raising and targetting of clients. This opportunity will be great for an ambitious, confident and motivated manager looking for a true step up in their career.


I am delighted to represent this award winning and fast-growing law firm who is hiring a Senior Business Development Manager. The role is creating and delivering the business plans for a new focus group of the firm. Your first project will be managing the launch of this new group for the firm and taking ownership of the profile raising and business development for the group. This is a great opportunity for an established manager to come and make their own mark and work at a strategic level.

You will be involved in the business planning right from the start as well as proposition building and positioning of the group. You will be seen as a trusted advisor to the partners and the go-to for all activity across MBD with the support of an executive within BD who will provide administrative support.

About you:

The successful person will have ideally come from another law firm and can demonstrate where they have added strategic value to a practice or sector. The minimum requirements for this role are:

  • At least 5 years experience working within professional services business development and marketing.
  • The ideas and gravitas to create a strategic business plan for a new group and see it through
  • Great experience in delivering effective campaigns, particularly around a new practice or sector launch would be highly advantageous
  • Solid experience in delivering effective business development strategies within a partnership

The firm:

This is an international law firm headquartered in the UK with operations across Asia and Europe. The BD and marketing team are growing and well-integrated with the partnership. The law firm are based in stunning offices in a prime, City location with great transport links.

This is a top tier, mid sized law firm with a strong international presence. The firm offers a true work life balance, agile working and a collaborative company culture.

The Business Development team is by and large mature, experience and well regarded within the partnership with a number of new roles created in recent months (this being one of them).

Next steps:

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then please get in touch to find out more today or apply now.