Business Development Executive

Recruiter
Blue Legal
Location
Bristol
Salary
From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company:

This award winning law firm is recruiting a Business Development Executive to join their team in Bristol. This a fantastic opportunity to further their career working for a leading firm in the area on a wide range of business development and marketing activities.

The Responsibilities:

  • Support the BDMs in developing group, team and sector BD plans including a marketing activity calendar for the year.
  • Manage BD budgets for relevant groups and sectors by recording spend, processing invoices, checking budget reports and flagging areas that are under/over spending.
  • Provide bids support to BDMs and take a lead on smaller bids and others sales documents where appropriate.
  • Support BDMs in pulling together the content needed for their new pitch precedent system and ensure that it's regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Research issues for direct marketing campaigns, develop target, manage campaigns and book meetings with partners.
  • Support cross-team working groups to develop and deliver campaigns
  • Deliver all events within the groups and sectors, with support and oversight from the central Events Manager. Support fee earners with other external events/corporate hospitality as required.
  • Deliver the required marketing literature, working with the Brand Manager, copywriters and our external designers.
  • Support the Communications Team in identifying, developing and sharing PR opportunities, identifying/building mailing lists, preparing emails in the relevant copy deck and sending them from the email marketing system.
  • Update relevant group and sector pages on our intranet and draft news articles about client wins, major deals/projects, campaigns, etc.
  • Support BDMs in reviewing and updating website content and in promoting the use of social media. Where appropriate BDEs can also take a lead in using social media (eg co-ordinating a Twitter feed).
  • Manage the legal directory process from the collation and submission of referees to the development of written submissions.
  • Create a network of contacts within relevant industry groups and intermediaries that can be used to support marketing communications activities.
  • Support BDMs on a range of client development activities for strategically important clients within groups and sectors (eg client planning, research, feedback, etc.).

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated
  • Previous experience gained within a Professional Services firm
  • Strong communication and IT skills

Once you have sent your CV, feel free to telephone me on 0207 118 3003.

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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