One of the world's leading law firm requires an Associate Manager to join their Corporate BD & Marketing team on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.
The team consists of eight professionals and primarily supports the Corporate Practice and a range of Sector Teams and is tasked with maintaining the firm's leading market profile, building credibility in key market segments and with the firm's target client base, pursuing and winning new business opportunities and retaining and growing existing client relationships. The Associate BD & Marketing Manager will enjoy a varied role. You will work closely with Partners and associates on producing pitch documents, standard capability statements, brochures and other marketing materials; support the pitch process from the initial kick-off meeting through to presentation rehearsals; help to develop and implement marketing and thought leadership campaigns, as well as supporting key client events and seminars; research and analyse clients and targets using various research tools to assist in BD activities; and help prepare the group's key directory submissions and support the directory research cycle including liaising with the researchers and organising directory research calls. The successful candidate will have line management responsibility for a team member.
In order to perform this role successfully, the candidate will have previous experience in professional services business development, preferably in a law firm in a transactional practice area, to include experience of working on competitive proposals. An exceptional team player, highly motivated, self-starter, committed to high performance, the Associate BD & Marketing Manager should hold a degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline and possess a track record of being proactive and delivering high quality work. Previous line management experience would be advantageous.
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