Senior BD Manager (Private Client)

London (Greater)
10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
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Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Senior BD Manager with a robust understanding of private client and related practices within a law firm and client context to join a prestigious London law firm renowned for providing exceptional legal services across various practice areas. Our client pride themselves on their commitment to excellence, client-focused approach, and innovative solutions. As they continue to grow, we are seeking a highly experienced Senior Business Development (BD) Manager to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will need to have a comprehensive knowledge of both the external market/sector and internal operational perspectives. This role requires someone with a proven track record in leading BD and marketing strategies at a senior level within professional services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement BD and marketing strategies that align with the firm's objectives, particularly focusing on private client services.
  • Market Insight: Utilize deep understanding of the external market and sector trends to inform and guide BD activities.
  • Client Relationship Management: Foster and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their needs and ensuring the firm’s services meet and exceed expectations.
  • Internal Collaboration: Work closely with partners and practice groups to drive BD initiatives and support the firm’s growth ambitions.
  • Campaign Management: Lead the development and execution of innovative marketing campaigns to enhance the firm’s market presence and attract new business.
  • Performance Monitoring: Track and analyze the effectiveness of BD activities, adjusting strategies as necessary to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Team Leadership: Mentor and manage a team of BD and marketing professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment.


  • Professional Services Experience: Extensive experience in a senior BD role within a law firm or similar professional services environment.
  • Private Client Expertise: In-depth knowledge of private client services and related practices.
  • Strategic Thinking: Proven ability to develop and implement effective BD and marketing strategies.
  • Market Knowledge: Strong understanding of the external market and sector trends.
  • Client Focused: Exceptional client relationship management skills.
  • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated experience in leading and developing a team.
  • Results Driven: Track record of achieving measurable results through strategic BD initiatives.
  • Excellent Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: Attractive compensation package commensurate with experience.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Dynamic Environment: A supportive and collaborative work culture within a leading law firm.
  • Impactful Work: The chance to make a significant impact on the firm’s growth and success.

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