Legal Business Development Manager

A well-respected leading law firm is currently looking to recruit an experienced Business Development Manager to join its Manchester City Centre office. This is a new role for an enthusiastic and creative business development and marketing professional to support the continued growth of the firm's business in the Midlands and North West.

The firm’s offices have over 130 fee earners combined and advise on a wide range of services, including real estate, corporate and commercial, construction, public sector, finance, dispute resolution and employment.

This is a great opportunity for someone to work with these two offices in creating regional strategies whilst being supported by the wider Marketing team and in the context of an international law firm.

The firm's marketing and business development team of 26 is currently spread across London, Birmingham and Dubai.

5+ years' marketing experience in a law firm, professional services or equivalent environment with excellent relationship building, team building and collaboration skills required.

Reporting to a Senior Business Development Manager in the team, the role includes some shared management responsibilities including project management, delegation and overseeing work across the team.


- Build relationships with clients, prospective clients and intermediaries across the Midlands and North West to support the growth of the business
- Devise and implement campaigns and engaging content to raise profile and help win new business
- Engage with lawyers across the business to help them build and maintain relationships and pursue opportunities with existing clients and prospects
- Work with other managers in the team to draft and implement business and marketing plans
- Work closely with the rest of the Marketing team to share ideas, collaborate across sectors and campaigns and identify opportunities
- Manage marketing budgets
- Oversee marketing events including seminars, hospitality and exhibitions
- Provide support and advice on bids and tenders working closely with the bids team
- Involvement in the firm's client development, client listening and intermediary programmes
- Oversee the production of literature including client newsletters and bulletins
- Work with the PR team to maintain and build profile across the practices

More information

For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Gemma Taylor at G2 Legal on 0161 207 2000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.

PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.

Job reference: 1233027-2-GT-29

Company Benefits

  • a
    25 days holiday per annum
  • c
    Company Pension Scheme
  • d
    Life Assurance
  • f
    Dental Medical Insurance
  • g
    Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • j
    Free/Subsidised Gym Membership
  • q
    Cycle to Work Scheme
  • u
    Eye Care
  • v
    Employee Assistance Program
  • Holiday Exchange Scheme
  • œ
    Legal 500

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