Senior Marketing & Business Development Executive - 12 month FTC

Grant Thornton
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Come and think independently with an organisation that’s doing the same. We’re determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It’s why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It’s invigorating. It’s inspiring. It’s creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and together, let’s make change happen.

Our brand, marketing and communications team are at the forefront of our voice and identity as an organisation, creating content and campaigns which attract clients who want to work with us and people who want to work for us. Our teams of specialists help win and generate business; protect and develop our brand; provide representation in the media and support all areas of our business through digital and social. You’ll be part of a team who provides key support and expertise to a wide range of internal and client-facing teams across our firm. Your work will contribute to the bigger picture and you’ll enjoy impacting on the success of our firm and shaping a vibrant economy.

Job Description:

We now have a new opportunity, on a 12month contract basis, for a Senior Marketing and Business Development Executive to work within an ambitious team across the South Region. Based in the Bristol office and covering the Bristol and Cardiff areas, this role will report directly to the Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager for the South, and is part of continuing growth plans for the team.

The purpose of this role is for someone to work with partners and the marketing & business development team to manage a coordinated approach to local marketing activities, business development and pitch or proposals for the generation of new fees from both existing clients and new prospects.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Creating/maintaining sales pipelines with a particular focus on targeting meetings with partners and teams
  • Ensuring priority prospects/targets have a regular contact programme in place
  • Delivering the firm-wide objectives and roll-out of national marketing and BD initiatives locally ensuring ROI
  • Supporting design and delivering local marketing plans focusing on campaigns/events that drive meeting origination
  • Overseeing office Brand/advertising/sponsorship/PR and social media opportunities and activity as deemed appropriate
  • Supporting the Partners and Senior BD Manager in the creation of local marketing plans and campaigns
  • Driving industry/sector/market segment go to market approach with respective lead Partner and teams
  • Overseeing conversion of pitches and tenders

Who we're looking for:

  • We are looking for someone with a strong commercial and strategic mind who not only understands the drivers behind Marketing and Business Development, but can also translate these into opportunities for the firm
  • You will need to be able to demonstrate your effectiveness in using your skills to support a business (or service lines) increase their market share through strategic campaigns
  • You will need to be a credible professional, someone who can effectively communicate with people at all levels and manage projects through to conclusion using organised and structured planning
  • Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you will be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy
  • You will have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services
  • You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions
  • You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues
  • You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility

We’re looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:

  • Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business
  • We create sustainable value for our clients
  • We are better together
  • Our CLEARR values underpin all we do
  • We never compromise on quality