An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bids specialist to join the Marketing and Business Development department of a growing international law firm as a Senior International Pitch Manager.
The role holder will work closely with the Head of Practice & Sector Business Development to advise the firm on ways to constantly improve the pitch function globally. This is a hands-on pitch role which focuses on building the firm's reputation and desired positioning internationally through the development of best practice processes and market intelligence to strengthen the firm's pitch capabilities and to further increase the win rate of the firm's most strategic bids, in line with firm-wide strategy. In addition, you will contribute to the skills development of the wider MBD team and fee-earners by sharing knowledge and coaching on best practice approaches. A key responsibility of the role is to ensure there is a high quality, up to date and accessible pitch infrastructure for the firm-wide business. The Senior International Pitch Manager will manage a team of two including a Pitch Manager and Pitch Co-ordinator to provide the firm with advice on best practice across the entire pitch process.
This role requires someone with previous experience as a Pitch Manager within a legal or professional services environment. The successful candidate will be a proactive and self-motivated graduate with extensive experience in Marketing or BD in professional services. The ideal candidate will demonstrate creativity, commercial awareness and project management skills with a strong external network and a track record in the development and implementation of innovative processes within a pitch team. The Senior International Pitch Manager will have an ability to build relationships internally and externally with a persuasive, collaborative and strategic approach and excellent interpersonal skills.
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