Business Development Specialist

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: £30k - £49k
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 06 April 2018

An international award winning law firm is currently recruiting for a business development specialist to join their team in London. This is a brand new position within the firm working closely with the Business Development Manager and lawyers across the Europe offices.

The Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing pitches, RFI’s and RFPs
  • Carry out research and collate collateral for pitches
  • Assist with tracking and reporting on results
  • Create, maintain and manage PowerPoint presentations and documents for partner pitches, internal communications and other marketing materials
  • Identify speaking and sponsorship opportunities
  • Participate in the production and presentation of client development events
  • Coordinate with the New York marketing team to apply brand standards
  • Maintain databases and credentials lists for European business development
  • Update and maintain practice marketing materials including practice descriptions, lawyer biographies, website content and draft new material as required
  • Coordinate the scheduling and prepare draft submissions for various legal directors, league tables, awards and industry guides
  • Work closely with the Business Development Manager for Europe and New York to provide seamless business development support to the European practice.

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Previous business development experience within the legal sector
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Previous experience working on pitches and directory submission



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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