Business Development Executive

Location: London
Salary: £40,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 09.02.21

Blue Legal have partnered with one of the world’s leading specialist law firms to source a Business Development Executive to join their team. This role will support a range of specific practice groups and report to the Business Development Manager. You will be responsible a range of business development and marketing activity including pitching, events, communications and marketing collateral.

The Responsibilities:

  • Support the practice groups with ongoing business development profile raising activity.
  • Attend business development meetings to support partners, fee earners and to identify opportunities for new business.
  • Build market presence with new ideas and contribute to the shaping of the BD plans.
  • Manage the full proposal lifecycle.
  • Responsible for managing the effective distribution of newsletters, podcasts, social media posts and other relative. marketing content in conjunction with the PR and marketing teams.
  • Manage Legal 500 and Chambers submissions.
  • Work closely with the Events Manager and BD Managers to produce outstanding client events and support on logistics and materials when required.
  • Liaise with the communications and PR team on internal news announcements and press releases.

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated.
  • Proven business development and marketing experience, ideally at executive level.
  • Experience working in a professional services environment, ideally legal.
  • Critical thinking, showcasing the ability to plan ahead.
  • Commitment to invest time in getting to know the team/sectors and look at this as an opportunity to really develop over the long term with their practice group and wider BD team.

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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