Business Development Executive

Location: North
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: £30k - £49k
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 01 February 2018

A regional law firm based in Leeds is looking for an experienced Business Development Executive to join their growing team.  This role is reporting into Head of Business Development.

The Responsibilities:

  • Work with the BDM on preparing and delivering the office marketing and business development plan, checking progress against plan regularly, and ensuring delivery within budget and adequate ROI
  • 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
  • Attend office targeting meetings to feed in ideas and help drive and challenge actions
  • Support a coordinated approach to selected sectors/service lines for the office as required
  • Prepare PQQs, proposals and presentation material, driving a target focussed approach and ensuring the firm 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
  • Support the BDM and partners in delivering all external communications material and collateral, ensuring this is on brand and in support of the firm’s strategy
  • 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
  • Assist with national and regional marketing and business development projects as required

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Previous professional services or B2B experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.


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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