Business Development Executive
A role for a Business Development Executive to join the marketing and BD function of a law firm based in Manchester.
This is a newly created position to join the marketing and BD function of a highly regarded firm and work closely with the partners and engage with them around delivery of the BD strategy. It is a varied role ensuring involvement in everything from sector development and activity, creating focussed plans to generate business from specific target clients and support and involvement with sector focussed pitch and tender activity. You will work closely with teh wider marketing and BD function and receive guidance and suppor tto ensure you reach your full potential.
This role represents a huge opportunity for individuals with the right skills and mindset to take the next step in their career. You will be given responsibility, accountability and have the support of the team around you to ensure you succeed. Of course there are challenges in the role, as with any similar position and you will need to have a proven track record within business development and enabling sales through internal relationships. You will have an understanding of the dynamics of a partnership and the challenges that this represents. Some experience with the bid and pitch process will stand you in good stead as will excellent written and verbal communication. Whilst previous experience in the legal sector will help, it is not the key factor and individuals with transferable skills from the wider professional services, business services or financial services sectors may be well positioned to do well in the position.
The roles are at a competitive salary level with a good benefits package and good career opportunities.