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Job Reference: HP266

Senior Business Development Executive

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Senior Business Development Executive
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Senior Business Development Executive, Cambridge. £35,000 to £40,000 + Benefits, Flexible working
Very much an advisory role, our client, a leading law firm, requires someone with a minimum of 3 years marketing/BD experience who can form a considered opinion and present their ideas effectively, with the guidance of senior members of the team. Someone who understands the importance of qualifying and pursuing the right opportunities that will generate profitable work.

This role could suit someone who is ambitious and looking for their next step in BD. 

The Firm

With a very client-centric approach the firm also promote a positive work/life balance, their approach to flexible working and target hours for fee earners reflect this. They have a friendly, open and inclusive culture along with the benefits of challenging work in a supportive and professional atmosphere.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the partners to write practice group business plans and driving the implementation of these plans.

  • Developing the sales pipeline within the departments on a one-to-one basis.

  • Developing high quality sales tools to convey experience and messages to clients and targets and ensure their effective use.

  • Developing detailed engagement plans that drive opportunity to contract closing.

  • Proactively tracking clients and competitors and distributing industry news and trends, spotting potential revenue generation opportunities.

  • Supporting the team with client targeting campaigns, creating reports and collating data to help measure and track the success of these campaigns and initiatives.

Required Skills and Qualifications include:
  • Ability to build strong collaborative internal relationships at all levels

  • Proactive and creative approach

  • Ability to work collaboratively to drive forward BD initiatives and support growth strategies

  • Demonstrates a sound commercial approach to fee generation

  • Excellent attention to detail, good organisation skills and a willingness to get stuck in

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well in a team, with a positive and friendly attitude

  • Flexibility to work additional or out of office hours, where business needs dictate

Benefits include:
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Income Protection insurance

  • Life Assurance

  • Matching pension contributions up to 7%

  • Medical screenings

  • Private medical insurance

Please note that there will be occasional travel to the London office. 

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.
Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


At a difficult time, approaching qualification and looking for an NQ role, Errington Legal made contact with me and made the whole process so much easier and less daunting. Both Eleanor and Ellie were fantastic, helping me to prepare my CV, target the right the firms and provide great advice and assistance heading into the interviews. Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal jobs market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did. I can’t recommend them enough!
Solicitor - Cambridge


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