Senior Business Development Executive – London

Location: London
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 30/08/2023

A specialist city-based law firm known for their work in the Construction and Insurance industries, are seeking a Senior Business Development Executive. Working closely with the Head of BD and wider team, the role-holder will be responsible for providing strategic business development advice and targeted marketing support to the firm’s construction sector groups.

The Responsibilities:

  • Support with the planning and delivery of business development initiatives for the firm’s construction groups, to achieve set objectives.
  • Devise targeted BD campaigns and follow up with delivery.
  • Take lead on proposals preparation, pitch presentations and credentials statements.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of key clients / prospects, making recommendations on which to drive targeted campaigns towards.
  • Identify cross-selling opportunities to drive business growth.
  • Foster strong relationships with partners and key stakeholders across the firm, working in the construction groups.
  • Identify opportunities to raise the profile of the firm’s construction group, through strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and firm-wide initiatives.
  • Oversee the development of marketing collateral, and managing the legal directory submissions process for the construction sector.
  • Support the BD Administrator to maintain website and social media channels.
  • Support the Events Executive to deliver engaging, focused and measured events.

The Candidate:

  • Previous BD experience working within a legal / professional services firm.
  • Interest in gaining an understanding of the construction sector (previous experience would be ideal but not compulsory).
  • Excellent time-management skills, including managing deadlines, multitasking, prioritising, and performing under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Teams, and social media platforms. Familiarity with website CMS and CRM systems is a plus.

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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