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Business Development Director

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Board And Senior, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting

£60-80000 (DOE) + Excellent Benefits Package

Location: UK, East Anglia, Midlands East, South East (inc Home Counties), Thames Valley (M4 Corridor), Hybrid

Business Development Director - Professional Services Sector


"Become the Driving Force Behind A Legal Firm's Ambitious Growth Plans."


£60-80000 (DOE) + Excellent Benefits Package


Buckinghamshire (Hybrid Working)



Are you an accomplished business development leader with a talent for propelling professional services firms to new heights? Join our client as their Business Development Director and spearhead their strategic growth initiatives across the Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Sussex regions.


Our client is a well-established and highly successful law practice operating specialising in the whole range of professional legal services from commercial to employment to family law. In this pivotal new role, working closely with the partners and solicitors and the marketing team, you'll be the catalyst for revenue expansion, orchestrating tailored growth strategies that resonate with each specialist market's unique dynamics. From meticulously researching industry trends and competitor landscapes to unearthing untapped new and lapsed client opportunities, your expertise will shape their approach to acquiring and nurturing valuable client relationships.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Craft bespoke growth plans that unlock our client's potential in diverse regional markets, leveraging your deep understanding of brand perception and competitive forces.
  • Collaborate with practice area leaders to develop data-driven strategies, maintain comprehensive client intelligence, and rigorously measure business development ROI.
  • Architect and launch a high-impact Key Client program, deploying dedicated account managers to fortify relationships with top clients and cross-sell services.
  • Implement a performance management framework that aligns every team member's efforts with our client's ambitious growth objectives.
  • Lead the creation of compelling proposals, presentations, and pitches that articulate their unparalleled value proposition with conviction.
  • Strategically coordinate the company's presence at industry events, conferences, and networking platforms to generate leads and amplify brand visibility.
  • Mentor and upskill their solicitors on business development best practices, client management, and cross-selling opportunities.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by continuously exploring innovations in business development and marketing for professional services firms.


The Ideal Candidate:


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With substantial experience in business development within the legal or professional services realm, you'll have a proven track record of creating and executing revenue-driving growth strategies. Your strategic acumen, coupled with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, allows you to navigate complex stakeholder landscapes with ease.


Applications are invited from graduate calibre candidates residing within the Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire or North Hertfordshire area as this role is a high profile and visible role requiring a regular consistent onsite presence at least 3-4 days per week. This on site presence will enable you to foster excellent stakeholder relationships and tailored growth strategies for each partner and their teams.


If you're a seasoned business development professional seeking a challenging yet rewarding opportunity to leave an indelible mark, we want to hear from you.


To apply, please send your CV, quoting LX 2338733



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