Head of Business Development and Marketing, Birmingham
We are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development and Marketing to lead the marketing and business development function of the firm based in Birmingham, including responsibility for managing a team of three marketing execs.
The position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketing and business development professional to join an established team and use their credibility and knowledge to influence and drive the firm in support of the overall business plan.
Candidates should hold a degree or an equivalent relevant qualification and will ideally be from a professional services background with sound commercial awareness. They should have proven experience across all business development and marketing disciplines to include bids and tenders, business development targeting and pipeline creation, directory submissions, communications and digital. Previous line management experience would also be preferable.
The primary function of the role will be to maintain and drive a comprehensive business development strategy for the firm and translate that into a deliverable plan with the aim of increasing the levels of profitable business through targeted marketing and business development activity.
The role will require the jobholder to work closely with over 50 fee earners implementing and supporting detailed marketing plans, including overseas trips, coaching individuals, monitoring deliverables and results and managing spend within budget and ROI.
A key part of the role will be to manage an effective and comprehensive approach to bids and tenders, working with lead partners to deliver demonstrable results in terms of winning new business.
The role will incorporate all aspects of marketing and business development activities including client development, competitor and benchmarking activity, communications, client care and quality assurance, co-ordination of external agencies, networking, marketing literature and brand identity.
A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package is available, including contributory pension, life assurance, private medical insurance and permanent health insurance together with 28 days holiday
Please send your CV and a covering letter to:
Human Resources, Barker Brettell LLP, 100 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8QQ
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all our staff and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.