This legal big-hitter is looking for a commercial and ambitious individual with proven marketing experience looking to take the next step in their career.
The Business Development Manager (Banking) will be an integral member of the business development team for its industry-leading banking practice, with specific responsibility for the London Financial Services Regulatory and Asset Management team, and the global FIG Sector group.
This position will provide day-to-day, business development support and advice within the banking practice and FIG sector group, working closely with lawyers to drive the BD activities of these teams in London as well as the FIG sector team globally.
Key responsibilities will include working with the lead partners on their client development plans; leading on pitches and contributing product and sector insight into cross-practice and cross-border pitches; coordinating practical marketing support for profile raising activities, such as speaking at industry conferences, client seminars and organising events; managing the process of experience collection, credentials and CVs; ensuring the fee earner and global BD teams are kept up-to-date on the latest legal, regulatory and sector developments; and other ad-hoc business development support.
You will have proven marketing experience within a professional services organisation or specifically within the legal services sector. You should have commitment to, or an existing additional professional marketing/business qualification, with an enthusiasm to develop an understanding of the global financial services sector (in terms of the market, the deals, the key players, the competition, and the actual structures and approaches involved in this area). You'll possess good communication skills - both written and oral and have strong interpersonal and influencing skills - with partners, key associates, and business development colleagues, clients and suppliers. You'll have a high attention to detail and a commitment to quality, be a team player, be professional, proactive, creative, good humoured and have an enthusiastic approach to all work and interactions.
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