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​Business Development and Marketing teams are critical to the success of law firms, but in today’s candidate-short market, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find and retain high calibre talent.

​If you’re struggling to attract and source the Business Development, Marketing or Communications professionals your firm needs, you've come to the right place.

​Why partner with Ambition for your BD and Marketing recruitment needs?

Ambition has been working in the Business Development, Marketing & Communications recruitment market for decades and we are proud to have some of the most experienced recruitment professionals in the market.

We have worked with thousands of Marketing, BD and Communications professionals over the years, many of whom have come back to us time and again throughout their careers, a testament to the high quality, personal service we deliver.

Thanks to the expertise of our recruitment team, we have developed a first-class reputation as the go-to recruitment partners of some of the world’s most prestigious Law firms.

Our clients include Magic Circle and top 100 US and UK law firms as well as smaller, boutique firms.

Whether you have a niche or urgent role to fill, or need to quickly increase headcount for a new project, we can deliver on your talent needs.

What jobs does Ambition recruit for?

We recruit for Law firm Marketing, Business Development and Communications roles at all levels of seniority from CMOs, Directors and Head of positions, Senior Managers and Managers to Specialists, Coordinators and Assistants.

Whether you are looking for permanent, temporary or interim solutions, we are able to provide the top talent you need.

​Here are some of the key areas that we cover: ​

  • Business Development

  • Bids and Proposals

  • Client Relationship Management

  • Communications

  • CRM Database Management

  • Digital Marketing

  • Events

  • Graphic Designers

  • Key Account Management

  • Marketing

  • Public Relations ​

What makes Ambition different?

A deep knowledge and understanding of the Legal and Professional Services market

We know that Law firms firms face specific challenges when it comes to hiring and retaining talent for BD and Marketing teams. ​

As we only work with Professional Services firms, we have built up a deep knowledge and understand the nuances and challenges of working with Partnerships and law firms, both culturally and technically. ​

Integrity is a core value

Honesty and integrity underlines everything we do. We believe in building long-term relationships with our network throughout the entire course of their careers. That’s why we insist on meeting every candidate we work with and take the time to find out motivations, what makes them different and special, then understand how those attributes will make a positive difference to firms of our client partners. ​

Access to passive talent

In today’s candidate short market, we know that the talent you need might not be actively looking for a new role. We share a lot of coffees and have built up a large network of candidates who have come back to us time and again throughout their careers, from finding them their first graduate job in Business Development or Marketing to, years later, putting them forward for roles as Directors and CMO positions within some of the leading Legal and Professional Services firms. ​

Thanks to the deep relationships we have developed with these skilled professionals over many years, we are able to tap into this network and source the best passive talent with the specific skills and experience your business needs. ​

BD & Marketing thought leadership and networking events

We are thought leaders within our space, frequently providing industry trends reports, salary guidance and scoping specs. We also run the Ambition BD and Marketing network exclusively for our clients and candidates and host regular webinars in partnership with Man Bites Dog on topics specific to Professional Services Marketing such as Thought Leadership, ESG and D&I.

Consultative advice

We are the forefront of changes and evolution within the Professional Services sector and regularly provide consultative advice on newly created roles. ​

International recruitment

With increasing demand from our clients across different locations in the UK and internationally. In the last 12 months, we’ve placed BD and Marketing roles in key cities across North America, the UK, the Middle East, Paris, Germany and Amsterdam.

​With international offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia, we are able to tap into our global network to deliver the best candidate for your business, wherever they may be located.