Business Development Manager

London Chapel Place
We are searching for a new Business Development Manager to join our team at our London HQ office! With a focus on supporting our Commercial division (of 225 employees), the experienced professional will be involved in tenders, market research and analysis, targeted campaigns, client engagement and will play a crucial role in identifying new opportunities to grow the business further. This role will suit anyone who is currently a senior business development executive looking for a step up in their career or for a current manager who is looking to broaden their skillset.Based between Oxford Circus and Bond Street stations, you will have accessible transport links, a competitive salary package and excellent benefits including flexible working arrangements.
Business Services
Business Development
Contract Type
Working Hours
Full Time


  • Business Development (BD) input into individual team business plans, providing market research and analysis together with guidance and advice in relation to target growth markets and access to these.
  • Co-ordination of sector and market facing activities for all teams within the division, including co-ordinating internal team members in their participation and monitoring return on investment for activities.
  • Work with fee earners to identify appropriate client entertaining opportunities, including monitoring of return on investment from these activities.
  • Co-ordination of practice-to-practice programme, identifying opportunities to interact with other professional services firms to generate relationships.
  • Liaison with Marketing, Event and Research teams to ensure all collateral and event invitations are targeted to the correct audiences.
  • Liaison with divisional co-ordinator to ensure client contact data is accurate and up-to-date using in-house CRM system, Connect (Microsoft Dynamics).
  • Management and co-ordination of tender responses for the Commercial division with input into multi-divisional tenders, sometimes leading where the Commercial division is the key contributor. This includes monitoring of opportunities together with reporting on success rates and obtaining tender feedback from clients/prospect


You will ideally (though not essential) have a degree or equivalent in business or marketing, with significant experience gained in a commercial environment such as real estate or other professional services. You will ideally have a strong understanding of the real estate sector including the market, competitors with a desire to further develop your knowledge in this area. You will have excellent business development experience, with the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels. It is key that you will be able to manage multiple projects and motivate fee earners with various BD deadlines. 


We offer a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, flexible benefits, referral schemes and generous annual leave. 

As an equal opportunity employer, with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, we are dedicated to driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Learning and development is important to us; we encourage everyone to continue developing to optimise their performance and fulfil their potential. We have an agile flexible working policy; many of our team work flexibly, we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. We enjoy what we do, and we do it well, which is why 80% of our business comes from repeat clients. 


Since 1855, Carter Jonas has grown to be one of the largest and most respected property consultancies in the UK with a network of 34 offices across England and Wales, employing more than 950 partners and employees.

Our tailored service and Simply Better Advice have enabled us to forge lasting, intelligent and trusting partnerships with our clients. These long-standing relationships are our most important and most closely protected asset. From private landowners to local authorities, pension funds to farmers – our universe of client experience is among the most varied in UK property.

We employ the very best people. We are a place where people want to work, and our culture is both collaborative and business minded. We have experts in every field who deliver long term advice that enhances our clients’ future prosperity.

Ahead of the curve, we are pioneering in the use of technology within the property industry, making Carter Jonas a hugely exciting place to work.


  • Approachable – We treat every relationship with respect, integrity, and warmth
  • Effective – We do what we say we will, we do it well and we are accountable
  • Ambitious – We are ambitious for our clients and for our firm

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