Business Development Executive
Contract type: Permanent Date posted: 20180808
A leading specialist law firm based in the City is looking for a Business Development Executive to join their team. This role will support one of the firms largest practice groups alongside another BDE and reporting into a BDM. You will be responsible a range of business development and marketing activity including pitching, events, communications and marketing collateral.
- Draft a number of competitive pitches and marketing/credentials documents concurrently, drafting persuasive and accurate content with tailored messages, often to tight deadlines
- Create, distribute and update brochures, newsletters, social media items and other marketing collateral
- Manage the Legal 500 and Chambers submission process for agreed practice areas and be responsible for producing high quality submissions
- Work with the events manager/BD managers to produce and deliver outstanding client events in London but also support the logistics and materials required for the many events they sponsor or host overseas
- Work closely with the BD manager to help partners on cementing and further developing profitable revenue growth on their key client relationships
- Work with the library on targeted client research – distilling research reports so they focus on key areas of relevance and suggesting resulting BD opportunities to fee earners
- Work with the InterAction executive to champion best practice of InterAction, the CRM system, within the groups
- Liaise with the Communications and PR team and support the media plan for the different practice areas.
- Two years business development experience in a professional services firm as a minimum.
- Degree educated or equivalent
- Knowledge of, or clear intellectual ability to learn, relevant industry jargon from related sectors.
- Excellent communication skills, the ability to work with senior stakeholders and good influencing 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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