0117 325 2929

Business development manager (part-time)

We are looking for an experienced business development manager who will have a track record in business development and/or sales within the legal industry.

In this role, you’ll work closely with the management board to develop strategic plans to deliver growth and develop strong relationships with existing clients and identify opportunities with new prospective clients.

Job description +

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic plans working with the board including advising on matters where necessary
  • Support the implementation of business development plans in line with the firm’s objectives
  • Work collaboratively with the Client Relationship Team and Marketing team
  • Oversee firm wide Business Development activities such as legal directory submissions, website material, events and management of the B2B element of the CRM database
  • Work towards generating new business and identifying opportunities for new clients

Person specification +

Knowledge + experience


  • New business development experience within the legal environment
  • Entrepreneur and growth focused
  • Articulate with strong presentation skills
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Experience of organising events and seminars



  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you will have proven experience in business development

Skills + competencies

Team orientation

  • Ability to work well within a team but also independently
  • Ability to use own initiative


  • Ability to convey information accurately and make self understood
  • Can communicate effectively with people at all levels – has excellent communication and interpersonal skills

People management

  • Able to be fully productive without being prompted and produces good quality work within own abilities

Customer focus

  • Listens carefully to clients situation and needs, asks relevant questions and records information correctly

Results orientation

  • Ability to work calmly and maintain a disciplined approach to the task under the pressure of deadlines and/or changing objectives


  • Able to identify recurring problems within own area of work and take appropriate action
  • Ability to use own initiative in making sound decisions

Location and salary +

  • Based at our Bedminster office
  • Part-time position (2 days)

Closing date +

  • Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019

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Have questions about this role? Drop our HR team an email or call us on 0117 325 2929. To find out more about life at Barcan+Kirby, download our careers guide.

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