BD Manager (M&A and ECM) - Global Law Firm

Location
England, London
Salary
£Excellent
Posted
02 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Ref
LT6104
Industry Sector
Professional Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

This is a fantastic opening for a for a BD specialist to join the Corporate team of one of the premier international legal firms. This BD Manager will provide both strategic and day-to-day practical business development support and advice to the M&A, ECM and USCF practices.

Reporting to the Head of BD for Corporate and supported by two shared BD Executives, the BD Manager will help drive the BD strategy for these top tier practices and provide oversight to the BD Executives in executing business development tasks. It will be your responsibility to drive forward initiatives that you feel would directly impact on the success of the practice. The role will involve working with the partners on their business development activities, winning new business, client account management and business planning. In particular, the role will play a key advisory role to the ECM Steering Group and provide strategic leadership to the international ECM BD community and working with the international FIG BD team and CRM teams. The successful candidate will also work with the BD team and other marketing experts, such as PR, to maintain or raise the firm's external profile in these areas. The role holder will be responsible for the day-to-day business development support for the groups, including working with the lead partners on their client development plans; leading London-led pitches for these product areas and contributing product and market insight into cross-practice and cross-border pitches; coordinating practical marketing support for profile raising activities, such as speaking at industry conferences, appropriate events and hospitality; managing the process of experience collection, credentials and CVs; and other ad-hoc business development support.

Pre-requisites for this role include an outstanding academic record allied to proven business development experience gained in a large professional services firm. The ability to influence at the highest levels internally is essential as is a determination and robustness to succeed.

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