Business Development Executive

Location: London
Salary: £35,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 08 August 2018

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

The Candidate:

  • 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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