Head of Business Development, Corporate

Job Title: Head of Business Development, Corporate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 12347_1572555989
Contact Name: Lorna Meredith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 31, 2019 21:06

Job Description

Head of Business Development, Corporate
My client a global legal services firm renowned for innovation and an exceptional culture. They are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development for their Corporate practice in London to support the leadership team in defining and executing strategic business development focus. Focusing upon the practice areas strengths and opportunities you will have responsibility for supporting Partners to develop client relationships, global reputation and new revenue streams. You will work with the wider Business Development Leadership team to ensure that strategy aligns with firmwide strategy.
Key responsibilities:
*Drive strategic direction for business development activity for the Corporate Finance practice(including M&A, Equity Capital Markets. Work with the practice Heads to define the sector's global vision and strategy and to execute it.
*Actively pursue collaborative working between Groups and Sectors
*Sit on the Management Committee, supporting Partners by bringing ideas to enhance client relationships, reputation and revenue for the whole sector
*Drive and deliver global collaboration in all BD activity
*Act as liaison across the firm to benefit client relationships or BD initiatives. developing an internal network to support building the community of lawyers that work for the sector clients
*Day to day management and support of 2 BD execs
*Supporting the sector CRM to maximise relationships with the sector's most strategically important clients
*Ensure that the BD team are delivering the most effective thought leadership campaigns as a primary route to generating reputation and profile
The successful candidate will have:
*Extensive marketing and business development experience in a professional services environment, ideally within legal services
*Strong knowledge of global business development requirements, corporate practice highly beneficial
*Track record of managing multiple senior stakeholders
*Track record in delivering business development projects
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