This top 100 UK law firm is looking for a Head of Business Development for a maternity cover contract, to be based in their Exeter office. Reporting into the highly experienced Director of Business Development, the Head of BD’s role is broad business development and marketing, as well as day-to-day management of the BD and marketing team of five. The Head of BD works directly with the different practice groups to implement as well as oversee the execution of the BD plans, assisting the BD Executives where required. The Head of BD will be hands on in the role, managing pitches, running client research initiatives and attending events, ensuring the BD strategy in place is met.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced BD professional looking for exposure in a Head of BD role, with the opportunity to do so in an established team and firm. The role is very broad in nature, with a lot of contact with senior stakeholders day to day, so the Head of BD’s responsibilities will be continually varied in this position.

The successful candidate will have business development and/or marketing experience ideally in a law firm, if not in another professional service firm such as accountancy or consultancy. My client is also happy to consider those from financial services firms. The successful candidate will be proactive, able to adjust their working style to different stakeholders and different groups demands, and be strong in managing a team.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 893744
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – Regions
Working Term: Fixed term contract
Salary: Competitive