Senior Business Development Executive

Location: South East
Salary: £35,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 08.01.2020

A leading national law firm are looking for a Business Development Executive to join their Commercial team based in Southampton for a 12 month Maternity cover. This candidate will support the firm’s practice area and assist the BDM in developing annual business and BD/marketing plans practice area.

The Responsibilities:

  • Capture opportunities with key/strategic clients and those in our focus sectors and ensure agreed actions are carried out.
  • Target new business opportunities – support BDM in planning, delivering and following up on direct marketing activities in key regions.
  • Proposals & bids – create the first draft of standard proposals and support the development of formal bids and presentations.
  • Client development support – maintain a list of priority clients and support the BDM and Client Relationship Partners in developing these relationships, drawing on best practice from our Client Programme.
  • Support BDM in developing an annual programme of events, drawing on feedback from past events, market/competitor research and event best practice. Create event plans for specific events and develop mailing lists.
  • Support the delivery of campaigns that demonstrate the firm’s legal and market knowledge to generate profile and new business leads.
  • Deliver the required marketing literature, working with our Brand Manager and our external copywriters and designers.
  • Manage practice area’s twitter feeds. Pro-actively encourage contributions from the team, schedule content and support the use of social media across the group.

The Candidate:

  • Experience in a similar role and in the legal sector
  • Will be degree educated with a marketing, or related degree
  • Must also possess excellent writing, proofreading and editing 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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