Burges Salmon is a leading UK law firm with a global reach. It has an open, collaborative and strong client-focused culture. The firm prides itself on its ability to offer a broad range of high quality legal services to an impressive national and international client base from its Bristol and London offices. It is recognised as one of the best independent firms in the UK and has enjoyed strong organic growth year-on-year, helping to forge a strong sense of cultural identity. It has been an excellent year for the firm with continuing revenue growth and profitability. It has also secured a number of high profile client wins and retentions, ensuring that Burges Salmon is well positioned for future success.

The firm is now looking to boost its capabilities further by hiring a Director of Markets.  This is an outstanding opportunity to shape and influence the development of the overall markets strategy encompassing all areas of business development, PR and communications. This appointment reflects the increasing strategic importance of  the firm’s Marketing team. You will oversee the strategic direction for business development, marketing and PR, in line with the firm’s overall strategic objectives. You will implement an innovative business development plan that will impact the firm’s key market sectors, resulting in positive growth. You will act as an ambassador for Burges Salmon in the wider business community, to promote and protect the reputation of the firm and champion the brand.

The role requires an appetite to push the boundaries, and as such, high levels of leadership and credibility. Suitable candidates will have extensive marketing and business development experience from working within a professional services organisation, with a proven track record in driving and delivering strategies and tactical initiatives that add value. Knowledge of the legal industry and the challenges facing it will be required, as will experience of managing a large team.

Liz Chappell at Totum is handling this role on an exclusive and retained basis on behalf of Burges Salmon. Please contact [email protected]. Any third party and direct applications will be managed by Totum on Burges Salmon’s behalf.

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Job Details

Job Ref: 893890
Hours: Full Time
Location: UK – Regions
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: Competitive


Liz Chappell Liz Chappell


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