Business Development Manager – Real Estate

London (Central), London (Greater)
27 Feb 2018
28 Apr 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Experience Level

Are you looking for an opportunity with a sector driven, technology focused law firm?

About the role

To support the integrated global practice & sector group comprising the Real Estate practice group and the Real Estate and hotels & leisure sector groups [“the group”] on the planning and implementation of all business development (BD) initiatives related to the group in close coordination with the global practice group and sector marketing team.

As part of the role, the BD Manager will also support the activities of the Disputes Matrix Group that overlap with the activities of the real estate teams, working with the BD Manager for the Disputes Matrix Group.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Business planning & Budgeting

  • BD infrastructure
  • Pitching
  • Campaigns
  • Events / Spotlight Series
  • Client targeting
  • Communications / PR
  • Directory and award submissions

About you

The successful candidate will have strong Marketing & BD experience within a professional services environment. Experience will include pitching, practice group and sector marketing, client targeting, campaign budgeting and budget management. With an excellent level of written and spoken skills and has a demonstrated an ability to build strong working relationships with partners and staff at all levels within the firm and with external vendors.

You will also possess strong numerical skills, with the ability to present complex information and concepts in a clear and concise manner. Grasping, retainsing and analysing complex information and concepts. A proactive can do approach with a drive to support the growth of our business.

About us 

CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 39 countries from 70 office worldwide. 

On 1 May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang came together to create a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”). 

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online or contact Tahira Choudhry, Recruitment Adviser, for more information.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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