Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Marketing & Business Development team for a Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager will provide strategic advice and hands-on support to the Firm's key clients, practices and sector groups. They will promote the firm-wide culture of Business Development, with the principal objectives of growing revenue and maximising the profitability of client relationships. The role will work collaboratively with Lawyers and MBD colleagues and play a pivotal role in the delivery of high quality Business Development support and generation of best practice.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role within the legal industry.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter to lucy.cochrane@shepwedd.com – please also complete a confidential diversity questionnaire quoting reference MSM0014.

This is a full-time post within our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate will be expected to support practice and sector groups on a firm-wide basis. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Data Protection

Shepherd and Wedderburn is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information that we collect as a "data controller". The information provided by you will be processed in accordance with our GDPR Privacy Notice for Applicants and Work Experience Students. If you are successful in obtaining paid employment with us, we will hold your information in accordance with our Personnel Data Retention Policy, which will be provided to you at the relevant time.

We will process the information you provide solely for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. The information will be disclosed to the interview panel (if relevant), your line manager (if appointed), and Human Resources staff members. We may contact any references provided for the purposes of discussing your application, and will ask your permission before doing so.

If you provide any information deemed to be “special category” information under the General Data Protection Regulation, we may use this as follows:

We will use information about your disability status to provide appropriate adjustments to the interview process.
We will use any information provided in our diversity monitoring form about your race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender identity, gender expression, social mobility background, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, any disability information, age, and marital/civil partnership status to ensure meaningful equal opportunity monitoring and reporting. Any analysis of this data will be done on an anonymous basis.
Should your application be unsuccessful, the information provided will be deleted within 1 year of a decision not to progress your application.

If you have any further questions about how we process and store your information, or your rights in relation to this, please refer to our GDPR Privacy Notice for Applicants and Work Experience Students.