BD Executive

  • Job Reference: JO0000004089
  • Date Posted: 7 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced business development professional who is strategic, energetic and highly motivated to join a very successful global law firm in London on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

Are you a highly motivated with a strong commercial acumen, the ability to get to know the business quickly and develop a broad range of relationships, and a proactive, engaging and energetic style. We are looking for someone who will bring a strategic mindset and strong planning and advisory skills, along with a willingness to dive into the detail and take a hands-on approach to implementing the delivery of the groups' business plans.

The Business Development Executive role is a busy and demanding position yet hugely satisfying and rewarding to work as part of a dynamic, ambitious practice department. We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • A can-do attitude with a bias for action
  • Proactive, tenacious and creative approach
  • Strong commercial awareness and focus
  • Solid business development/client relationship management experience at a similar level from within the legal sector or professional services
  • Experience within the corporate legal and or tech sector will be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills -both written and oral
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire the fee earners to deliver business goals and change behaviour where required
  • Ability to work to deadlines, juggle multiple projects and deliver under pressure

Key responsibilities

  • On a day-to-day basis, the Business Development Executive will:
  • Work with partners and the BD team as required to pitch for new business opportunities, draft or co-ordinate the writing of pitch documents and credential statements.
  • Collaborate with the Events and BD Operations teams on client events for your practices and take responsibility for running practice specific seminars and networking events.
  • Develop and maintain the information necessary to market the groups for which you and the team are responsible, supported by the BD Ops team in Liverpool.
  • Support internal communications to ensure that there is a good understanding of BD activities throughout the firm.
  • Manage and support specific thought leadership campaigns, BD products, client communications and marketing initiatives, working with the wider BD, Marketing & Communications team.

This opportunity must not be missed by anyone who is ambitious and wants to expand their knowledge, grow their career in business development and gain experience working with some of the best people in the business.

There will be a lot of interest in this vacancy, so don't delay and get in touch with us today!