BD Executive Litigation, Pensions & Employment - Legal
This is a highly attractive Business Development role at an international law firm. You may be an experienced assistant wanting to make the step-up to an executive role or already at executive level and wanting a different experience with an ambitious growing firm.
The BD Executive will work in the BD team, and the Litigation, Pensions & Employment groups, and will be tasked with providing BD support these practice groups, helping them to grow their market reputation and revenues. Your main responsibilities will include drafting a number of competitive pitches concurrently, using persuasive and accurate content with tailored messages, often to tight deadlines; creating, distributing and updating brochures, newsletters, social media items and other marketing collateral; managing the Legal 500 and Chambers submission process for 2017 for selected submissions, producing high quality submissions; working with the events manager to produce and deliver outstanding client events and organising events with relevant industry stakeholders; creating, managing and quality controlling marketing lists, via the firm's CRM system for BD activities; liaising with the Communications team on profile raising activity; and working on targeted client research, distilling research reports so they focus on key areas of relevance and suggesting resulting BD opportunities to fee earners.
You will be of graduate calibre with at least three years' BD experience in a professional services environment. A strong ability in producing high quality pitch and marketing materials would be preferable, whilst knowledge of one or more of the practice groups would be beneficial but by no means a pre-requisite. The BD Executive will be confident, organised and pragmatic, with a team-oriented attitude, and will possess both strong communication skills and a good eye for detail. Knowledge of one or more of the practice groups would be beneficial but by no means a pre-requisite.
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