Business Development Executive

  • Job Reference: JO0000001989
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our prestigious global law firm client is looking for a Business Development Executive to join them on a 12m Fixed Term Contract basis.

The role will include providing general support to their Business Development team in the London office, responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with creating pitches (including drafting key selling messages, compiling relevant experience and tailored biographies), often to short deadlines
  • Preparing client research briefing packs, independently as well as working with the Information Centre, and identifying opportunities and areas of strategic fit
  • Assisting with writing and preparing practice award and legal directory submissions
  • Deal tracking and recording to ensure the timely capture of announced deals in London, as well as reporting to league tables (Mergermarket and others)
  • Supporting internal communications initiatives
  • General administrative tasks are a key part of this role, including keeping team infrastructure up-to-date (including maintaining a record of pitches, research packs, new/closed matters etc)

As this role is offered on a contractual basis, the firm ideally seek someone who will hit the ground running. Whilst current/prior legal experience is preferred, they are open to considering those with general professional services experience.

As this is a urgent requirement, they ideally seek someone who is immediately available but will also consider those with some notice.

If you are a Business Development Administrator or Assistant looking for your first step up into an Executive role - please get in touch with Ryder Reid Legal today!