Business Development Manager

Sydney or Melbourne
13 January 2020

A leading global law firm is seeking a well-connected Business Development Manager to undertake a truly client facing role and support sales and new business acquisition for the firm.

  • Strategic client facing sales position
  • Develop new business with high profile corporate clients
  • Strong network of General Counsels in Australia required

Do you have a passion for business development and an extensive network of legal professionals in Australia? Ampersand is partnering with a global law firm, who have an outstanding reputation in Australia, and are seeking a client facing Business Development Manager to help drive and lead its new business acquisition across Australia. It’s a senior role, that would suit a well-connected, results oriented industry sales professional looking for their next challenge in professional services.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • With the ongoing support of the Partnership, you will leverage your own network and experience to uncover new business opportunities for the firm
  • Manage existing key client relationships, where you will be expected to develop deeper relationships and opportunities for cross referrals
  • Strategically advise the business around key bid and pursuit opportunities and support with their delivery
  • Create high-quality, research-driven and creative thought leadership communications programs which will play a central role in driving firm performance and profile

Critical Experience includes:

  • Extensive and active network in Australia, ideally with legal professionals or C-Suite Level Executives
  • A qualified lawyer, with demonstrable experience uncovering opportunities for new business
  • Confidence to present strategic plans and deliver compelling, well researched strategic pursuits
  • Proven ability to build relationships with new and existing clients as well as identify and convert new opportunities.

This is a unique opportunity to work with some of the best practitioners in the industry, at an innovative and dynamic law firm who are recognised as being leaders in the industry.

For a highly confidential discussion on this great opportunity, please contact Will Dunn, Practice Director , Ampersand International on 0457 885 505 or

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