International Senior BD Executive - Exclusive to Ryder Reid!

  • Job Reference: 0924
  • Date Posted: 21 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Exclusive to Ryder Reid! Exciting new opportunity for a Senior Business Development Executive to join the London office of a successful, dynamic and forward thinking US law firm in an international role. As a member of the international Client Relations team, The Senior BD Executive will work closely with firm Lawyers and key stakeholders to develop outstanding BD best practice. This role will see the successful candidate supporting BD across all practices, as well as industry sectors including: energy, corporate, and litigation. Key responsibilities for the Senior BD Executive include:

  • Leading the proposals process: analysing requests, participating in go/no go decisions, setting proposal schedules, drafting and amending proposal documents.
  • Writing and editing copy for capability statements, case studies and bios, plus occasionally other collateral such as client communications.
  • Preparing, maintaining and tracking proposal records, gathering pitch feedback and providing post-pitch analysis.
  • Working with International BD and local BD team and Lawyers to identify client targets, developing relevant research and executing plans to acquire new business.
  • Working with Partners and CR leadership to analyse opportunities and ensuring firm strategies are reflected in activities.
  • Working with the events team to analyse "return on investment" for client events and plan future targeted activities accordingly.
  • Working on regional submissions to international surveys, awards and publications.

As the successful candidate for the Senior BD Executive role you will ideally have a degree and a passion for BD activities in law firms. You will be a driven, self-motivated individual, capable of working autonomously yet also be comfortable in a team setting. This role will give you the chance to use your impeccable communication skills and exhibit leadership in guiding Senior Partners through various BD stages.

The opportunity is well suited to a Senior BD Executive or a BD Executive looking to take the next step in their career. If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role or would like to see the comprehensive job spec, then please get in touch today for immediate consideration.