Business Development Director

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
To £140,000 plus package
05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Marketing Disciplines
B2B, Business Development
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
CEO / CMO, Director, Head of, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Business Development Director            

Our client is a Top 100 award-winning law firm with a refreshing clarity of purpose and a record of double-digit year-on-year organic growth. With a reputation for doing things differently, the firm is attracting significant market attention.

Valuing ideas and energy, our client has created a unique environment where talented people are allowed to really make things happen and ensuring:

  • their voices are heard;
  • decisions are made quickly; and
  • they are able to turn their ideas into reality, with the support of like-minded colleagues and a forward-thinking leadership team

The firm undertakes quality work for FTSE, national and international clients with a successful focus on industry sectors including: banking and financial services; built environment; retail; and technology.

Importantly, the firm also strives to balance the needs of its clients with the needs of its people in terms of quality of work, life-work balance, career development, work satisfaction and reward.

The Role

The Business Development Director has a key strategic advisory role in the senior management team of the firm. This is a very exciting opportunity to influence the firm’s growth and development and take it to market in a focused and innovative way.

Leading a team of 19 business development and marketing professionals, the primary objectives of the role are to:

  • lead on the Clients and Markets strategy
  • drive the firm's B2B growth through its two routes to market – sector and geography
  • lead and develop a technically excellent Client Development team to deliver client-focussed projects
  • run the firm's bid process
  • deliver a brand refresh project
  • lead on digital channel strategy
  • structure and monitor client listening
  • embed account management

The Person

  • The role requires an appetite to drive change and bring people together with strong leadership and effective communication.
  • Suitable candidates will have extensive business development and client relationship experience gained within the professional services sector, with a proven track record of delivering a strategy and tactical initiatives that add value.

Please contact our exclusively retained agents at Motus Recruitment for a confidential discussion about this role.

Justin Nott on 07768 094649,

Charles Elderton on 07768 543 026,