Business Development Executive (Energy) - Global Legal Firm
A leading global legal firm has an opportunity for a Business Development Executive (Energy) to join its team. The role will be responsible for the implementation of sector business development strategies and campaigns under the direction of a Business Development Manager, ensuring effective, high-quality and timely delivery. This will involve establishing productive relationships across the Business Development Department as well as with partners, lawyers and other business services teams.
You will be required to assist in the implementation of sector business development strategies and their resulting activities under the direction of a Business Development Manager and will include attending sector/practice area sub-group meetings, keeping a record of actions agreed and assisting the Business Development Manager achieve progress, drafting and production of sector marketing materials, the organisation of internally and externally hosted events in partnership with in-house event organisers and assisting in the drafting, preparation and production of client pitch documents or other capability materials.
You will also research relevant market segments and clients/prospects, manage client information and the compilation of data, update sector web pages and producing other e-communications, and assist in the production of directory submissions, manage sector data in the firm's Interaction CRM system. The role may also entail contributing to the formulation of sector business development plans, working on firm-wide business development initiatives, including monitoring business development expenditure and producing reports.
You must be educated to degree level (2:1 or above) and preferably hold a professional marketing qualification, e.g. CIM/CAM (desirable) and must have experience of working as a Business Development practitioner within a fast-paced professional services environment, preferably within the legal industry. You will have marketing communications experience, good copy writing skills, an understanding of branding and design and the production of promotional materials (desirable), strong IT skills with experience of CRM systems (preferably InterAction), Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, strong organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities within tight timescales.
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