A competent and enthusiastic individual is required to provide business development and marketing support to the regional offices of a leading European legal firm.
Reporting to the Heads of Business Development, the role encompasses all aspects of the business development and marketing mix. The BD Executive will be expected to develop an understanding of the business activities of the practices and business and overall strategic objectives of the relevant products, partners and professionals and offices on a regional as well as global basis. You will support the delivery of the marketing communications program for the region including assisting with PR and Media relations and will work with the Design team on the production of marketing materials and literature for the European offices and on client pitches as appropriate. In addition you will support the delivery of competent research and analysis around the practice's key clients, targets, competitors and markets on a regular basis, work with the Head of Business Development to prepare and manage the marketing budgets for the relevant offices and assist with the project management of client events throughout the European region.
You should have prior business development experience, gained in a professional services environment. Applicants must be enthusiastic, self-starters, with good administrative, interpersonal and organisation skills. The BD Executive will be a confident, mature professional with a robust personality who is a team player capable of building good working relationships. You will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have the ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines. Good working knowledge of CRM systems and basic financial analysis would be an advantage, whilst working knowledge of a graphic design package would be a bonus but not prerequisite.
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