BD & Marketing Manager

England, London, City of London
14 May 2022
11 Jun 2022
Jon Shepherd
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Great opportunity for an experienced BD and Marketing professional to join a US-headquartered law firm.


Reporting into the Global Director of Business Development and Communications, the Business Development & Marketing Manager - London ("BD&M Manager") is responsible for organising a range of marketing and business development activities relevant to the London office practices and lawyers, as well as taking a leading role on firmwide BD&C initiatives. The BD&M Manager is responsible for ensuring that business development, marketing and communications initiatives of the London office are integrated and consistent with the Firm's strategies and policies. The BD&M Manager is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing work product of the highest quality, and fostering an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.


The position involves working closely in a team environment with firmwide staff and the London office to:


Ensure that all BD&C initiatives of the London office are compliant with Firm policies, procedures and strategic prioritiesFacilitate communication within the London office and with firmwide Business Development & CommunicationsSupport business development activities in the London office and collaborate with BD team on firmwide activities/initiativesTrack experience of London attorneys and work with U. team to maintain updated experience databaseCoordinate drafting of local legal directory, recognition and awards submissions for the London officeConvene regular meetings with the London attorneys to review performance against agreed business development objectives and communicate findings and action plans to the Global Director of Business DevelopmentProvide support, sometimes in a lead role, for development and execution of firmwide BD&C initiatives, such as practice group BD efforts (maintaining a regular schedule of BD meetings, developing agendas for those meetings, and broadly supporting the practices with profile-raising activities)Assist with cross-office identification of key client targets, tracking of client contacts and follow-upEnsure that client events are well executedCreate and manage the Business Development budget in conjunction with London attorneys and Global Director of Business DevelopmentThe BD&M Manager must be flexible to changing responsibilities in order to best meet the needs of the department and the London office.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and around 5 years of experience, ideally from a professional services firm. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong writing and editing skills. You must be able to prioritise and manage workload, work independently and as a member of teams, and complete tasks under time pressure as necessary. You will have a strong work ethic and a commitment to professional growth and development.