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Business Development Executive (FTC)




£35,000 - £45,000

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2018-02-28 00:00

A leading global law firm is currently recruiting for a Business Development Executive to join the Corporate Projects team. This firm is a leader in Projects and requires an experienced executive to joing their team. This role will report to the Business Development Manager and support on a range of pro active marketing intiatives and provide high quality services to fee earners.


The Responsibilities:

  • Provide tactical and creative advice to partners in the Corporate Projects practice group to help drive their marketing/BD efforts, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress versus objectives.
  • Maintain a series of marketing materials (brochures, flyers etc), including writing content and liaising with the design and brand team as required.
  • Proactively track client and industry news and trends, spotting revenue generation opportunities and driving the opportunity to its ultimate conclusion.
  • Co-ordinate and manage industry memberships to maximise membership benefits and ensure good attendance at membership events, as well as hosting membership events as and when relevant to do so.
  • Assist the partners with their CRP (client relationship partner) duties, includes preparing and maintaining client relationship plans and client facing materials, and monitoring and reporting on client activity.
  • Ensure digital channels (website, social media, direct mail) are maximised in support of BD initiatives and activities, liaise with the digital team where needed and report on analytics to measure success.
  • Manage the production of pitches (including panel pitches) received through RfP (Request for Proposal) or ad hoc opportunities, ensuring that the client team deliver these pitches to the highest of standards and to deadline.
  • Collaborate effectively with partners, finance and BD to create unique ideas, solutions or approaches to deliver winning pitches.
  • Act as an advocate for the Business Development department at practice level, ensuring key messages, brand strategy and marketing output in all its forms is properly understood and appreciated by partners and lawyers.


The Candidate:

  • Experience working in a law firm or a similar professional services environment is essential
  • A good understanding and knowledge of the energy and projects sector and practises within a law firm
  • Analytical and intelligent, able to work with Partners effectively
  • Excellent all round communication skills


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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