Senior BD Manager.
Location: North West
Sector: Professional Services
This is a key role within a highly regarded national law firm. They are building a senior marketing and BD function which will help drive the firm forwards and key to that is bringing in the best Senior BD Manager to fit with the culture and ethos of the business as well as bring the requisite skill set.
This role will work closely with the Marketing Communications team and the CRM team to look at the growth of the markets and sectors which are key to the firm. It is about building quality internal relationships so that you can influence the business plans of every fee earner but also about being comfortable at working with the external client to provide a true understanding of what they require to guide the firm to providing the best possible service. Within the specific BD team there is a focussed bid function, which again this role will be closely working with to ensure they have the information at their disposal to create the best possible bid or if necessary make the right choice around GO/NoGo decisions. Building brand awareness, working with marketing communications to ensure that hot topics are discussed and shared in the best forums, working with CRM to really understand the sectors and markets you work in and ensuring that you are targeting the most relevant people, building up a true picture of the opportunity and leads which exist and then having the relationships to influence the partners in chasing those leads will make this role your own. This is a golden opportunity within a firm which does not have a Director level position yet. This role will be part of the senior leadership team which will report directly into the Chief Executive allowing you to establish your credentials as the future leader of the function.
The role is highly competitive salary and benefits package and will require the successful applicant to be split between multiple locations, mainly Liverpool and Manchester.