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Business Development Executive

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London

Salary

£45,000

Contract Type

Permanent

Posted Date

2017-05-12 00:00

This leading international law firm is recruiting a Business Development Executive to join their team in London, working within their International Capital Markets Group. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious marketing and BD professional seeking the next step in their career. You can expect to be involved in the full mix including devising and implementing client development plans, assisting with pitches and coordinating marketing support for profile raising events.

 

The Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with partners on business development issues and projects and take a lead role in executing sector BD initiatives and projects
  • Take a lead role in preparing proposals, pitch presentations and credentials statements
  • Provide account management support in the development of strategic client relationships
  • Support client listening programmes and participate in client listening sessions with key clients
  • Undertake sector and client research, maintaining a library of hot topics and helping organise regular briefing calls to update as appropriate
  • Identify client entertainment opportunities, encourage partners where appropriate to make best use of hospitality opportunities and marketing budget spend.
  • Track marketing spend and ensure activities are aligned with overall strategic priorities
  • Encourage sharing of sector/client intelligence (e.g. pipeline deals, major players, market shares, key client contact moves and developments) to partners and associates
  • Execute integrated business development campaigns
  • Plan roundtables and client seminars to raise awareness of the firm’s FIG sector
  • Work with the PR team to develop a stronger external profile for the FIG sector
  • Ensure email distribution and target lists are kept up-to-date, maintain updated collateral, credentials and ensure deal information is regularly and accurately captured
  • Assist with firm wide, local, departmental or practice area projects as required

 

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated
  • Proven marketing and BD experience gained within legal or professional services
  • Understanding of the global financial services sector or enthusiasm to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and challenge partners

 

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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