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Are you interested in joining one of the UK’s largest specialist intellectual property firms? Check out our current vacancies below to see if there’s something that matches your skills and ambitions and click ‘apply’ – we’d love to hear from you.

2 open positions
  • NEW - Head of Business Development and Marketing Birmingham See details
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    Job description

    We are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development and Marketing to lead the marketing and business development function of the firm based in Birmingham, including responsibility for managing a team of three marketing execs.

    The position presents an exciting opportunity for an experience marketing and business development professional to join an established team and use their credibility and knowledge to influence and drive the firm in support of the overall business plan.

    Candidates should hold a degree or an equivalent relevant qualification and will ideally be from a professional services background with sound commercial awareness. They should have proven experience across all business development and marketing disciplines to include bids and tenders, business development targeting and pipeline creation, directory submissions, communications and digital.  They should also have previous experience of managing a small team. A proven track record of project delivery is also essential.

    The primary function of the role will be to maintain and drive a comprehensive business development strategy for the firm and translate that into a deliverable plan with the aim of increasing the levels of profitable business through targeted marketing and business development activity.

    The role will require the jobholder to work closely with over 50 fee earners implementing and supporting detailed marketing plans, including overseas trips, coaching individuals, monitoring deliverables and results and managing spend within budget and ROI.

    A key part of the role will be to manage an effective and comprehensive approach to bids and tenders, working with lead partners to deliver demonstrable results in terms of winning new business. Previous experience of managing bids and tenders would be a distinct advantage.

    The role will incorporate all aspects of marketing and business development activities including client development, competitor and benchmarking activity, communications, client care and quality assurance, co-ordination of external agencies, networking, marketing literature and brand identity.

    A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package is available, including contributory pension, life assurance, private medical insurance and permanent health insurance together with 28 days holiday.

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to:

    Email: recruitment@barkerbrettell.co.uk.

    We are committed to equality of opportunity for all our staff and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

  • Qualified/Part Qualified Patent Attorney - High Tech Birmingham See details
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    Job description

    We are seeking qualified/part qualified patent attorneys with high tech, physics, telecoms, electronics backgrounds to work with our Birmingham based attorney team. Mechanical engineering with software/electronics will also be considered.

    Successful candidates will work closely with the lead partner in the group and will work pro-actively to contribute towards the development of the group and of the business – an enthusiastic, dynamic and outgoing approach to work is therefore essential. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work independently and to work directly with small, medium and large industrial clients and universities in the UK and overseas, as well as universities and overseas firms of Attorneys. There is a good body of existing work and in addition to this the successful candidates will have the brief to grow their own portfolio of clients with a view to becoming independently busy over time.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package including bonus, contributory pension, private medical insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, car parking and/or travel loan. Salary is dependent on experience.

    For any further information, or to apply, please contact our HR recruitment team at: recruitment@barkerbrettell.co.uk.

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We always aim to recruit capable, intelligent and enthusiastic team players who, by working effectively together, can provide exemplary client service – and at the same time, create a great place to grow. We recognise and reward effort and hard work because we know that retaining good people is essential to our present – and our future.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all our staff and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.