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Business Development Manager (0942)

The Role

Working alongside Fee Earners and Partners, the Business Development Manager will devise and implement strategic business development and marketing plans to secure new business and increase profitable work from existing referrers and targeted prospects.

The Business Development Manager will have a good understanding of the market and the challenges and opportunities within it. Their experience in developing and driving business development strategy and client relationships forward is their strength. An understanding of the legal sector would be a preference.

Business Development Managers KPIs will align with those of the Partners and Fee Earners tasked with developing the business. Strategic and tactical plans must contribute towards the National Business Development plans for each area. Using market intelligence and shared information the Business Development Manager must ensure close monitoring, recording, tracking and feedback relating to market and client activity as well as management of budgets.

The importance of ROI must be understood and performance will be measured and reviewed on a regular basis to ensure effective and efficient use of resources.

To be successful in this role you must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate a ‘can do’ and ‘want to’ attitude. You must have an understanding of the professional services market and be able to generate and implement focussed business development initiatives through to successful conclusion.

If you are a self-driven, proactive and tenacious individual who has the enthusiasm to drive the strategic objectives forward we would like to hear from you.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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One St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 3AF
  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    Business Development
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    Gatwick, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield
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