This is a brilliant fixed term contract, emerging markets opportunity as BD & Marketing Advisor, Africa, for one of the world's premier law firms. You will be tasked with supporting the business development and marketing activities of the EEAI and Strategic Alliances & Global Networks offices and desks, taking a leading role in the management of the Africa desk.
The BD & Marketing Advisor will support the marketing activity relevant to the Africa region providing flexible support across the region where required, and taking a leading role on key projects. You will be expected to support the BD & Marketing Manager in managing the Africa desks both internally and externally. This will be a hands-on role and success will be dependant on getting the basics in place for the Africa desk, such as credentials, directory submissions, pitch materials and standard slides, factsheets, awards, intranet sites and websites and will include any other marketing and BD requests relating to the region. The role holder will also be responsible for supporting the development of pitches, mainly for the Africa desk, and assisting with client BD initiatives for Africa including maintenance of an updated target client list and helping to identify and respond to client opportunities where possible.
A successful candidate will be a bright graduate with both proven business development and marketing experience, gained in a law or professional services firm. A self-motivated and robust team player, the BD & Marketing Advisor will need to be an excellent communicator and presenter with outstanding influencing skills and the confidence and ability to advise at partner level. Whilst previous Africa experience is highly desirable, it is by no means essential.
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