Marketing & Business Development Executive

Location: London
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26.03.20

A leading global law firm is looking for a Marketing and Business Development Executive to join their office in the City. Ideally, with a good understanding of the shipping sector, the Marketing & BD Executive will assist the Marketing & BD Manager with business development and marketing activities to promote the firm’s profile in the Shipping sector and sub-sectors, develop key account relationships and help drive revenue growth.

The Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Marketing & BD Manager with the management of the firm’s client development programme, including the continued development and implementation of key client account plans relevant to the practice.
  • In line with business objectives and working with the Shipping Marketing & BD Manager, the practices’ sub-sector teams and the central marketing team, assist with the development and implementation of international business development and marketing plans, including activity and budget recommendations.
  • Utilising internal and external sources, including working with PSLs and other specialist in-house resources, understand and research the Shipping sector and sub-sectors, in order to proactively create business development opportunities and identity cross selling opportunities.

The Candidate:

  • Degree level or equivalent industry experience, preferably in marketing or communications with up to 2 years’ experience in a professional services organisation or closely related corporate environment.
  • Experience of implementing successful business development and marketing communications activities including events, pitches, and marketing collateral.
  • Persistence and tenacity coupled with the ability to communicate and persuade individuals, orally and in writing, at all levels of the organisation.

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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