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Business Development Executive (12 FTC)


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2017-04-28 00:00

An ambitious regional law firm based in Exeter is looking for an experienced Business Development Executive for a 12 month FTC.  This role reports into the Business Development Manager.


The Responsibilities:


  • Leading on all BD activities (pitching, presentation creation, event support, client initiatives) for complementary services and products, private client division and the agriculture sector;
  • Support senior BDM at departmental/divisional level across the BD mix (pitching, presentation creation, event support, client initiatives)
  • Drafting and implementation of departmental business and marketing plans;
  • Providing support to partners and fee-earners to help them build and maintain relationships and pursue opportunities with existing clients and targets;
  • Managing departmental marketing budgets;
  • Overseeing the organisation of all marketing events including seminars, hospitality and exhibitions;
  • Overseeing the production of literature including marketing flyers, client newsletters and bulletins;
  • Working with the PR and internal comms to maintain and build profile across the practices;
  • Provide support/ produce capability statements and private sector tenders;
  • Manage M&BD budgets for key areas;
  • Identify opportunities for new business through research, and develop and implement a programme of issues-led research for your region
  • Event/Seminar programme – support the firms event programme; assisting with the client seminar programme and individual client and referrer entertaining plans and organising fee earner presence at key events. You will also lead on a number of firm wide events.


The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Previous legal or professional services experience required/
  • A minimum of 2 years marketing & business development experience



Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

Blue Enterprises offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.


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