Business Development Executive

RPR Jobs
Eastleigh, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading law firm with offices throughout the UK are seeking a Business Development Executive within their South Coast office in Southampton. They are a fantastic firm to work for and it maybe you are coming from a PR, Marketing or BD background. What is really important is attitude!If this sounds of interest please read on and do not delay... APPLY TODAY!
We are looking for an enthusiastic, astute, driven individual looking to make the next step up and work within a growing ambitious law firm. You will be able to manage multiple tasks, work in a fast paced environment, confidently communicate with colleagues and peers, take on your own responsibilities and develop the role into your own. We welcome new innovative ideas to bring to the table.

Prior legal or professional services experience isn't essential, we are looking for someone who is looking to challenge themselves, think of new and improved ways we can do things, whilst working in a dynamic new team.

·Work closely and effectively with colleagues in marketing and business development to help build presence throughout the south coast and south central region.

·Support and work with a new, energetic Business Development Manager to craft and develop our proposition and products for businesses throughout the region, with some national reach.
  • Build a good working rapport with partners throughout the firm (we have an excellent and approachable partner group!) understand their individual specialisms and target marketplaces.

·Work alongside other Business Development Executives to push forward new ideas, implement better processes and be part of a team where every individual has a voice and can bring new ideas to the table.

1.Business Development support - undertaking research and providing company and industry/sector information in support of formal tenders and bids, supporting the collation and production of high quality materials including credentials documents, proposal documents and sector brochures.

2.Project/campaign management - planning and executing small campaigns e.g. gathering data, updating the CRM system, client and target research, coordinating the production and mailing of marketing materials and the necessary follow-up, including telephone calls and/or delivery of an event.

3.Events project management - working with the business development and marketing teams to ensure the smooth delivery of business and hospitality events including the coordination of the events process, supporting content and delivery of invitation mailings, preparing delegate materials and online surveys, and handling post-event follow up and administration.

4.Business Development administration - undertaking related administrative tasks including the co-ordination of meetings, digital filing, dealing with invoices, preparing and distributing progress and executive reports, minutes from meetings and monitoring/chasing lawyers in relation to action points.
  • Successfully managing ongoing, day-to-day tasks whilst taking responsibility for the management and the progression of initiatives that spread over many weeks and months.
  • Successful delivery of initiatives on time and to budget (the BD Manager will sign off) and to a high standard.
  • Production of high-quality, accurate data and marketing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Positive feedback from management and peers.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Around two years' experience of working in a Business Development/Marketing/Public Relations department - professional services experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Extensive experience of developing and maintaining client facing marketing materials.
  • Excellent communication skills that can be applied both internally and externally including experience of liaising with external suppliers.
  • Strong event and project management skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially within Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media.
  • Knowledge/experience of working with CRM systems will be an advantage.
  • A consistently professional and confident manner.
  • A self-starter with an ability to work independently.
  • Graduate or relevant career path, with further professional qualifications preferable.

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