Senior Business Development Executive – London

Location: London
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 31/03/2023

A leading global law firm are seeking a Senior Business Development Executive to join their London/Dublin office on a 9-12m FTC. You will provide support in implementing marketing and business development plans, overseeing the entire client proposals process, and the development of client-facing teams. This is an exciting opportunity to work in both local and international markets, advancing the firm’s brand and profile. This role is ideal for a senior executive looking to take the next step in their career.

The Responsibilities:

  • Raising the profile of the firm and its services to relevant target audiences, effectively communicating value proposition in the market.
  • Provide sector support with the delivery of business development & marketing initiatives.
  • Coordinating the directory submissions process for assigned sector groups, ensuring they are completed to a high standard, and working to improve rankings over time.
  • Collaborating with the events team to manage the delivery of key events, and following up by reporting on events and sponsorship ROI.
  • Project managing the proposals process ensuring that proposals are delivered on time to a high standard.
  • Responsible for building relationships with junior team members to effectively coordinate tasks and provide mentoring / coaching.
  • Liaising with digital teams as appropriate to convey key messages to the relevant sector audience.
  • Promoting practice area and partner expertise across the global firm and externally in the marketplace.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience working within a legal / professional services environment.
  • Graduated to a postgraduate degree or possess a relevant qualification.
  • Knowledge of CRM systems (e.g. InterAction) and web platforms (e.g. Joomla, SharePoint).
  • Copywriting, proofreading and editing skills are essential in this role.

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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