Business Development Specialist – London

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted:

A dynamic international law firm are seeking a Business Development Specialist to join their London office. This role will primarily be responsible for coordinating and implementing business development activities and supporting strategies across the firm for their Financial Services Industry Group.

The Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing pitches, RFIs and RFPs, including research, coordinating collateral, and assembling materials using and sharing best practices from throughout the firm.
  • Support projects such as overseas business development trips and client-development events.
  • Create, maintain and manage PowerPoint presentations and Word documents for partner pitches, placemats, internal communications and other marketing brochures and materials.
  • Assist with tracking relevant press and market developments.
  • Identify speaking and sponsorship opportunities, coordinate and provide supporting research for speaking and sponsorship opportunities and manage local relationships with conference organisers.
  • Participate in the production and presentation of client development events, assist with analysing data resulting from such events and helping provide summaries and recommendations to support business development plans.
  • Collaboration with cross-sector teams to utilise skillsets and drive efficiency.

The Candidate:

  • Previous business development experience, working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Previous team management experience would be ideal.
  • Educated to a degree level in a relevant subject.
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels, and coach on client best practices.

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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