Business Development Manager

We are looking for a business development Manager to join an established law firm.

Successful candidate must be flexible to travel to multiple offices throughout the North West.

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Proven track record (5+ years of experience), preferably in the B2B, professional services or legal services sector
  • Operate as a business partner to Heads of Department, service lines and also as an integral member of the Marketing & BD team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build valuable networks internally and externally
  • Good network of contacts in relevant markets
  • Proactive and energetic approach with the ability to work well on their own and also as part of a team
  • Experience of managing people and developing team members
  • Ability to brief members of the Marketing team on marketing communications requirements to support BD campaigns and activities
  • Strong communication skills; written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills, flexibility in managing a range of business development activities and ability to work well under pressure and meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong business development skills across both new business development and client development
  • Experience of designing, planning and managing business development programmes, campaigns and activities to develop new business opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Good commercial understanding of the firm, strategic business drivers, key markets and clients
  • Ability to lead, engage, influence and coach partners, fee earners and staff at all levels
  • Experience of researching companies and target audiences and advising on best approach and techniques to identify, pursue and convert business opportunities
  • Ability to measure, analyse and present results against agreed KPIs, making recommendations and taking action to enhance results
  • Experience of managing bids/tenders and coaching partners and bid teams is preferred
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a car whenever required

For more information o this role, please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk or jamie@acs-recruitment.co.uk