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Head of Business Development & Disputes Marketing Lead

Posted 13 days ago

Are you an experienced leader with a passion for business development and marketing in the legal sector? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can drive strategy and make a tangible impact? We are looking for a talented Head of BD and Disputes Marketing Lead to join a leading international law firm and play a pivotal role in shaping this firm's success.About the Role:As the Head of Business Development, you will lead a talented and dedicated team of ten, providing leadership, encouragement, and development opportunities. Your mission will be to drive the business development strategy across the firm, ensuring the team delivers high-quality, proactive support that enhances the firm’s Recognition, Reputation, Relationships, and Revenue. Additionally, you will personally manage BD & Marketing for the firm’s largest practice area, Dispute Resolution, crafting and executing strategies that position the firm as leaders in the field.Key Responsibilities include:Lead, mentor, and develop the Business Development Managers, fostering a culture of excellence and quality control.Manage the annual practice planning process in collaboration with department heads and the CMO.Implement clear financial and activity reporting processes.Lead firmwide strategic business development projects.Dispute Resolution BD & Marketing:Develop and manage costed plans for service offerings, overseeing budgets and spend.Identify opportunities and market insights to inform strategies.Manage and update website content, social media, and digital media production.Liaise with the Communications team for PR and media activities.Maintain and update key account tracking and client feedback programs.What We’re Looking For:Proven leadership experience with a focus on team development and quality control.Strong background in professional services, preferably with exposure to Dispute Resolution.Expertise in planning, budgeting, and using data to drive decisions.Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.Strong project management capabilities, ensuring timely and high-standard project delivery.Commitment to continuous learning and best practice.Equal OpportunitiesAs a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We believe that the firms that thrive are those with the most diverse team; that's why we work so hard to source the best talent from the broadest pool possible. As an equal opportunities employer we strive to accommodate anyone who may have specific needs. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.