Major American law firm are looking for an experienced business development manager to assist the Partners in developing and implementing a business development strategy and provide hands on support for what is widely regarded internationally as one of the best legal teams in the City. You will be expected to provide support to the office’s key clients and targets program and help the client relationship partner cross-sell to other practice groups and offices. You will also be responsible for heading up and leading pitches; major event organisation; evaluating other sponsorship and profile raising opportunities; and taking charge of specific BD projects. Although primarily working for the London office, you will also be providing support to the global BD team.
You must possess exceptional communication and networking skills so that you can enhance the strong relationships already in place as well as influence decision makers in new clients. You must have excellent previous experience as a BD / Marketing Manager ideally within a law firm or other professional services environment and be confident and proactive in your approach.