Business Development Manager

£50000 - £80000 per annum
29 May 2018
26 Jun 2018
Jade Fisher
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

• Global law firm
• Based centrally in Bristol near Temple meads train station
• Focusing on the Digital and Life Sciences sector

We’re working with a global law firm based in central Bristol to appoint an experienced BD Manager, ideally with a background in the Digital and or life sciences space. The role will be focused around the development of relationships between the firm’s Partners and potential new business aspects within the sector specific areas. We're interested in hearing from candidates that have experience within a Business Development role from within a legal firm or Business Development Managers that are specialists in the Ecommerce, Digital, Technology and life sciences space.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be based in either Bristol or London with the occasional travel to either or and Reading. The Marketing and Sales teams in the UK totals around 40 employees and the team supports domestic and international communications, marketing, sales, events and brand strategy.
You’ll be reporting to the Head of Business Development and developing effective sales and marketing strategy that builds long term growth. You’ll be working with your team in order to manage sales pitches and coach executives. Another key aspect will be to develop and progress the European BD Plans.

What experience you’ll need to apply

• Experience within a similar role i.e. BD Manager from within a legal firm or BD Manager from within a Digital, Technology or Life Sciences company
• An excellent communicator with the ability to build long term relationships
• Strong project management skills
• Strategic sector insight across the Digital Business market
• Client facing experience
• Effective networking skills and the ability to work with Partners preferably within a professional services firm
• The ability to communicate in any other languages would be beneficial however not essential

What you’ll get in return for your experience

You’ll be offered a competitive salary in line with your experience. Salary brackets will vary dependant on location £50k-£60k Bristol and £60k-£80k based in London.

What next
This is a pretty urgent requirement, so please get in touch with me (Jade) for a confidential chat ASAP.