Practice Development Manager

  • Job Reference: JO0000004994
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious global law firm! Our client is looking to recruit Practice Development Manager to join them on a permanent basis. The Practice Development Manager will provide experienced and skilled support to the London lawyers and their clients in all aspects of the law practice.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for pitches and opportunities for the practices assigned.
  • Responsible for managing the digital distribution of newsletters and social media posts and other marketing content for their practice groups while working closely with the PR and communications team.
  • Manage Chambers and Legal 500 directories submission process for the assigned practice groups.
  • Support the assigned practice groups by updating relevant materials and presentations.
  • Coordinate client events/seminars/webinars in London in conjunction with the Events team and attorneys.
  • Assign tasks and projects to the marketing staff explaining how those duties are to be done (i.e. what level of performance will meet the supervisor's expectations) and communicate how the successful performance of those duties will be measured. Effective communication is key to ensuring the marketing staff are productive and accurate in the work product they produce.
  • Advise the Director of Marketing and Practice Development of project status.
  • Meet established deadlines for all projects and oversee flawless execution.
  • Support and assist any assigned direct reports in managing workload.

The ideal candidate for Practice Development Manager role will have solid marketing/ business development experience ideally gained from a law firm or professional services environment. A degree or equivalent in position-related educational courses and seminars in advantageous. Excellent organisational, interpersonal relations, written and oral communication skills required as well as the ability to think broadly and independently and demonstrate a high level of initiative. The ability to manage a busy workload and work to deadlines is essential, along with a confident and proactive approach.

This firm offers a friendly and supportive culture, so if you meet the above criteria then please apply to Ryder Reid today.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to all enquiries. If you have not received a response within 72 hours, please assume you have not been shortlisted at this stage.

Thank you for taking the time to apply.

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