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2017-09-07 00:00

A top professional services firm based in Cambridge is currently looking for a Business Development Executive to join their expanding team. This role will support the delivery of business development services, in particular the process of responding to proposals and tenders and other new business opportunities of strategic importance to the firm.


The Responsibilities:

  • Identify, target and exploit sector opportunities to assist the growth of the firm and the sector target pipeline.
  • Assist in coordinating the production of the firm’s legal directory submissions, guiding practice teams to ensure the quality and accuracy of submissions
  • Working with their Business Development Executive responsible for tender documents, proposals and presentations, assisting with these proposals for the Cambridge office and sector tenders as appropriate
  • Work closely with the relevant practice teams to identify and research potential targets and execute local business development and marketing plans.
  • Work with fee earners to improve client retention and the identification of potential opportunities with existing clients to increase customer satisfaction.
  • To be an ambassador for the firm’s CRM system to record all relevant business development activity to assist measurement of this for the firm.
  • Ensuring clients and intermediaries have appropriate access to the firm’s services and information.


The Candidate:

  • Good business development and marketing experience, gained within a professional services, legal services or similar industry.
  • Track record of developing and implementing business development and marketing plans resulting in measurable commercial success.
  • Proven experience of writing proposals, tenders and presentations, ideally within the professional services sector.
  • Degree or CIM qualified.



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.




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