Based in either London, Amsterdam or Frankfurt, this is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding executive to be based in the BD team of one of the most dynamic international law firms supporting the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure and the Industrial, Manufacturing and Transportation Industry Groups.
This role would suit an outstanding executive who is looking for a genuine step in responsibilities and represents a great opportunity to gain valuable BD & Marketing experience in a friendly team and to take your career to the next level. The Assistant BD Manager will lead the business development, client development and marketing support for the Industry Groups, working closely with the Steering Committees to develop and execute the global strategy in the EMEA region. The successful applicant will enjoy a broad role spanning all aspects of the BD and Marketing mix, developing the Industry Groups' BD and marketing strategy in the EMEA region, including its annual business plan and budget and subsequently manage implementation. You will lead global account management for one Industry Key Client, working with the client team to develop and drive the implementation of the global client plan, and Work with expert pitch and pursuits colleagues to prepare industry group-specific bids and proposals and contribute to multi-group bids and proposals, developing and maintaining suites of industry group bid support materials for each subsector and encouraging and leading proposal debriefs and client satisfaction reviews. From a marketing perspective, the role holder will be responsible developing marketing materials required by practitioners in the group and sub-groups, manage conferences, seminars, events and sponsorships, in particular, the Industry Groups' flagship events, and will work with the Global Communications team to develop and execute a communications media plan, ensuring the Group has a complete and compelling website and digital media presence as well as internal communications.
The role will require an excellent academic background allied to proven business development and marketing experience gained in a top legal or other professional services firm, to include working and developing relationships with stakeholders. It is essential that the Assistant BD Manager is highly organised, efficient, process-driven and able to manage a varied workload whilst consistently meeting deadlines. Team spirit, collaboration, positivity and adaptability will be key skills for success in this challenging role.
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