• Category:
    Business professional
  • Team:
    Business Development
  • Location:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Business Development Executive or Senior Business Development Executive  to join us on a hybrid basis, working from our  Bristol office. Joining the wider marketing department and reporting to one of our Senior Business Development Managers,  you will work closely alongside a talented team who aim to ensure the business development activities of the firm are effective and commercially valuable.

We are looking for a proactive self-starter, with previous experience of working in a similar role. An exciting opportunity with responsibility from the start, you will expected to manage varied projects and work including:

  • Providing support with the strategic planning and delivery of integrated campaigns and client facing activities including sponsorships, events (with support from the events team), thought leadership campaigns and digital media activities.
  • Undertaking external and internal research, business analysis and competitor intelligence to support client facing meetings, campaign development and other marketing activities.
  • Providing support to lawyers with regards to client sourcing and contribute to networking opportunities.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the success of initiatives and marketing activity though data analysis, providing insight to enhance strategy.
  • Assisting lawyers and the wider Marketing team with a range of other key marketing activities, such as legal directories submissions, deal league table submissions, press and PR matters, email marketing and website

Strong communication skills are necessary; as is a demonstrable history of building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders of all levels. You will be liaising with different departments – so the ability to instil confidence and influence senior members of staff is essential. This is an exciting and fast-paced role, where no two days are the same; so being able to effectively deal with changing priorities and manage your own time in a fast-paced environment will help you succeed in this position.

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

We are delighted to have been named RollOnFriday's 'Best Law Firm to Work At' 2024, for the third year in a row, and also named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023 for the second year running.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP, which awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please contact Sophie Russell (Resourcing Advisor) at Sophie.Russell@burges-salmon.com 

This advert will close as soon as we have received sufficient applications. 

Roll on Friday Best Law Firm to work at 2024
Investors in People Platinum

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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

Meet the recruiterSophie Russell



Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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