Head of Business Development & Marketing
Location: Chelmsford, with frequent travel to Basildon and Southend
Reporting to the Managing Director
Leads team of 2 via 1 direct report – Senior Marketing Manager + [BD &] Marketing Manager
tml Partners are delighted to be supporting a dynamic and forward-thinking professional services firm dedicated to excellence to hire their Head of BD and Marketing:
With a strong reputation in the industry, we are committed to achieving our strategic goals and enhancing our market presence. We are seeking a results-driven and visionary Director of Business Development & Marketing to join our Leadership Team and lead our marketing efforts.
As the Head of Business Development & Marketing, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our firm’s success. Your primary responsibility will be to drive growth by developing and executing data-driven strategies that align with our business objectives. You will build and lead a high-performing team, collaborate with senior stakeholders, and be the trusted expert in all matters related to business development, marketing, and brand awareness.
- Develop and execute a data-driven Business Development and Marketing Communications Strategy.
- Own and manage the annual business development and marketing budget.
- Lead the achievement of revenue targets for business development and client development.
- Cultivate and nurture professional relationships with key stakeholders and external partners.
- Continuously analyse and improve campaign performance, emphasizing ROI.
- Implement and maintain marketing technology and CRM tools for efficient lead generation.
- Create and manage a network of marketing agency and supplier relationships.
- Lead the development, communication, and training of business development and marketing processes.
- Collaborate with the People Team to provide coaching and support as needed.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Proven B2B business development and marketing experience, ideally within professional services.
- Exceptional relationship-building skills with senior stakeholders.
- Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
- In-depth knowledge of B2B professional services marketing across various disciplines and markets.
- Commitment to staying updated in marketing disciplines and data protection laws (e.g., GDPR).
- Demonstrated people management and leadership skills.
- Comfortable with sales and pipeline management.
- 7+ years of relevant experience.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-autonomy role, relishing the opportunity to directly contribute to the firm’s strategic goals. You are a proactive and visible leader, equally comfortable presenting to the Board as coaching team members. You bring a fresh perspective to build on the team’s progress and excel in stakeholder management. You are dedicated to achieving results while fostering collaboration and client focus.
If you are a passionate and results-oriented professional with a strong track record in B2B business development and marketing, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of our firm and making a lasting impact. Apply now to be a part of our dynamic team!
tml Partners – specialist marketing headhunters. Over 30 years of marketing recruitment expertise.
As we receive such a high volume of applications, regretfully we are only able to respond to successful candidates.
tml Partners is an equal opportunity employer and places a high value on the strength diverse talent brings. We are open to all talent and ensure all candidates receive equal consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic, including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation, or any other attribute protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs
We wish you the best of luck with your search.