Business Development Executive

Location: North West
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Dependant upon experience
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 06 November 2018

A professional services firm in Lancashire is looking for a Business Development Executive to join their team. This role will support the development, delivery and monitoring of strategic marketing and business development activity for the office.

The Responsibilities:

  • Undertake research to identify office targets and support business development activity
  • Use national targeting campaigns to generate local follow up and leads for the office
  • Prepare PQQs, proposals and presentation material, driving a target focussed approach and ensuring processes are followed
  • Support the development of a credentials and tenders bank
  • Plan and deliver an office event programme, within budget, ensuring appropriate follow up action is undertaken to convert leads and measure ROI
  • Champion the use of social media in the office to increase engagement, linking in with the firm’s strategy
  • Support and deliver on strategic sponsorships and initiatives with third parties, ensuring activities meet objectives and produce an acceptable ROI
  • Ensure the CRM system is used effectively to support the business and that reports from the system are accurate

The Candidate:

  • A marketing degree and CIM qualification is preferable
  • A marketing and business development professional, with a good level of experience, ideally within a professional services environment
  • A professional, credible and confident communicator, with the ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels within the firm and the ability to challenge partners
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of the business development process

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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