Business Development / Pitching Specialist

  • Job Reference: 1606
  • Date Posted: 3 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A highly successful global US law firm is looking for a Business Development / Pitching Specialist to join their forward thinking London office.

This person will be a key member of the International Marketing and Business Development team and will frequently work on high level proposals and client-facing pitch opportunities. The Business Development / Pitching Specialist's essential duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Developing an intimate working knowledge of the London office, its practices and industries it serves.
  • Leading the proposal process from drafting through to submission.
  • Writing original, tailored and strategic proposals and pitches as needed.
  • Creating visual presentations for internal and external clients, with a particular emphasis on new business pitches that convey data through graphic elements.
  • Providing back-up services to the marketing and business development team on an as-needed basis.
  • Assisting with drafting awards, directory and league table submissions.
  • Assisting with maintaining and updating practice credentials and lawyer experience.

The ideal candidate for the role of Business Development / Pitching Specialist will be degree educated and have a minimum of two years marketing / BD experience within a Law or Professional Services firm, with a focus on pitches/proposals. You will have excellent writing, editing and research skills and be able to manage deadlines. Strong communication skills are a must, as well as first class attention to detail.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, then please contact Ryder Reid for immediate consideration.