Top UK Law Firm is looking to hire a new BD & Marketing Executive to work specifically within their award winning Legal Commercial Real Estate team on a permanent basis to provide specialist and high-level strategic support to all Real Estate Partners and Counsel in the development and implementation of the group's business development strategy. Responsibilities will include assisting with the overall responsibility for the development of a strategic BD and Marketing plan for the firm's Commercial Real Estate practice which will entail working with the relevant partners in Commercial Real Estate and specialist real estate teams to devise an overarching plan that aligns with the objectives set out in the group business plan, design and launch a communications strategy that reflects the key messages and objectives for the group, work with Partners to implement initiatives to source new business, provide 1-2-1 training and coaching for Senior Associates on the road to Partnership/Counsel including advising on their personal BD plans, manage external relationships relating to the firm's CRE practice, including: directory editors, senior reporters from target publications and editorial/advertising teams from industry bodies and publications, work with the firm's appointed PR agency to ensure quality coverage is achieved for the relevant team(s), develop relationships generally with key and target suppliers. Other duties will include being responsible for the management of the BD & Marketing Assistant, working closely with the Real Estate BD Partner including a weekly liaison meeting and ongoing reporting regarding activity across the group and to chair the monthly meeting and report on strategy, drive communications plans with the support of the firm's appointed PR agency, identify new and creative ways in which the practice can communicate directly or indirectly with clients and intermediaries, lead and manage major client pitches to a high level; including interpretation of the brief/RFP, offering strategic insights, engage the wider pitch team, design the pitch structure and draft accordingly, collaborate with partners to refine content and create new material, carry out relevant research, collate information, liaise with external designer(s) and proof/finalise the proposal and liaise with Library/KDLs/etc in the collation and review of data used for credentials meetings/documents. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years BD & Marketing experience within a Legal Real Estate team, in addition to strong leadership, communication and organisational skills in addition to a flexible and resilient working attitude. The salary for this role is up to £45,000 plus great benefits.