Senior Business Development & Marketing Advisor – London

Location: London
Salary: Market Rate
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 29/11/2023

Blue Legal have partnered with a leading international law firm to search for a Senior Business Development & Marketing Advisor to join their team in London. The role-holder will support in delivery of business development initiatives for the firm’s alternative industries group with pitching, communications, events, opportunity scoping and other activities.

The Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the BD Manager to develop and implement the BD / cross-selling strategy for profile raising purposes.
  • Cross-sector collaboration to pursue cross-selling and BD targets and optimise success opportunities.
  • Analyse market and financial data to support development of the sector and targeted projects.
  • Participate and lead meetings, plan pitches and craft client-focused content, to support the Pitch team on high-value and complex pitch opportunities.
  • Ensure there is a considered go or no-go and follow up after a win or loss.
  • Work closely with the external Communications/PR team to shape the profile of the group, ensuring it is well understood, updating key messages as required.
  • Working with knowledge lawyers to promote the sector’s expertise, providing necessary marketing materials to cross-sell to clients globally.
  • Work with the Sector Manager and Digital Communications team to shape the digital marketing strategy in line with external / PR objectives.
  • Encourage and support use of the firm’s CRM system and other marketing systems within the group, including the primary system for developing and tracking pitches.
  • Work with the Events team on the delivery of client entertainment, hospitality and big sector events to enhance reputation, providing a clearly articulated ROI.

The Candidate:

  • Previous BD & Marketing experience working at a legal / professional services firm.
  • Experience of, or interest in the alternative industries markets.
  • Strong writing skills with experience of creating client and internal materials.
  • Able to manage expectations and confidently advise partners at all points.
  • Some experience or familiarity with using CRM for key clients.

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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