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Junior Business Development Manager

We are looking for versatile and enthusiastic individual who has experience supporting the execution of BD strategies to achieve business objectives, lead acquisition, client retention and growth, and providing fee earner support while always protecting our brand. The individual may be looking to make the step up from a BD Executive position, or currently be a Junior Manager looking for more experience. You will be equally comfortable with delivering day-to-day activities, as well as long-term strategy often with tight deadlines, and changing needs.

Reporting to Group Business Development Director

Based Aldgate Tower, London

Flexibility Occasional UK travel may be required

Contract Type Permanent, Full Time

Hours 09:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday

“We are pleased to share an exciting, new opportunity to join us as a BD Manager in our London office, complementing our impressive and diverse Global BD&M Team.”

Role Responsibilities

  • Working with the Senior BD Manager to identify target audiences, establish positioning, and develop BD plans with specific objectives in line with department budgets and in support of overall strategic plans.
  • Support on the execution of BD initiatives from start to finish, leveraging the skills of the team and being the trusted advisor to our fee earners.
  • Evaluate the impact of activities such as sponsorships in achieving their objectives, including impact on generating leads, return on investment, client retention and revenue growth.
  • Play a lead role on pitch activity for relevant teams, including the production of proposals and presentations.
  • Be actively involved in supporting our Key Account Management Programme, working closely with client teams on delivering growth.
  • Work closely with the wider team in regards to marketing strategies for relevant teams.
  • Working as part of a small team, the direction of and participation in additional firm-wide ad-hoc projects may be required.

Person Specification

  • BD experience within professional services is essential.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business or related field or CIM accreditation.
  • Ability to influence and senior fee earners.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously and pro-actively but an active part of the team and a mentor to junior members of the team.
  • Experience and excellent skills in all MS Office.
  • Used to delivering to tight deadlines and multiple priorities.

Benefits

  • Salary is competitive
  • 25 days annual leave including the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance at 4x Salary
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Optical Care vouchers and many more benefits and discounts

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

Appointment is subject to the appropriate background checks and satisfactory references.

A note to recruitment agencies: we like to recruit ourselves initially so this role is only open to direct applicants. If we do need any extra help we will reach out to you and utilise our PSL in the first instance.

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