Business Development and Marketing Specialist – FTC

Location: London
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 18/07/2023

We are delighted to bring to market this great opportunity that has emerged with a powerhouse international law firm. They are seeking a BD & Marketing Specialist to join their team, based in London, on a 6 month FTC. The role-holder will collaborate within a key sector group, to develop and implement clear strategies and business initiatives including BD initiatives, campaigns, communications, client events and managing key client accounts. This role is a paternity cover for six months with the possibility of being extended.

The Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project managing RFPs and pitches for relevant sector groups.
  • Leading briefing discussions to propose new opportunities and gain a better understanding of existing ones.
  • Writing new business proposals and conducting matter research to produce tailored responses to RFIs/RFPs.
  • Liaise with the BDM and practice/industry leaders, to develop and coordinate marketing and client development plans for the group and individual lawyers.
  • Actively participating in and providing contributions during practice/industry group meetings and planning sessions.
  • Developing the groups’ BD collateral, matter lists, and opportunity tracking, optimising processes and leveraging resources for maximum efficiency.
  • Collaboration with the Market Intelligence team to conduct industry, client, and competitive research to support practice initiatives.
  • Overseeing the process of drafting submissions for rankings and awards, to raise the firm’s profile and core sectors.
  • Collaborate with the Communications and PR team to identify thought leadership topics for lawyers to engage in.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Educated to a degree level in a related area, such as marketing or communications.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, knowledge of CRM systems would also be ideal.
  • Solid understanding of the legal sector and competitors.

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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