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Business Development Executive

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

  • Salary : Up to £35,000 plus great benefits

International law firm is hiring a new Business Development (BD) Executive to work with the Senior BD Manager to undertake the delivery of marketing and business development services Insurance Group where this hire can make a strategic impact and help shape the growth of this dynamic group.  The role has a primary focus on marketing and business development but this hire will also be involved in other go to market initiatives including client development, strategic events and supporting commercially important pitches.  Duties will include leading on selected insurance practice campaigns e.g. brand awareness campaigns via digital media, Working with teams to improve share of mind and recognition in the market, overseeing and monitoring marketing and business development budgets and expenditure for allocated sub-groups and key clients, provide advice and guidance to lawyers concerning how to raise profile, awareness and drive market reputation, work alongside lawyers to identify the relevant positioning and marketing tactics including client seminars, PR, legal updates, bulletins, blogs, sponsorships, client hospitality, and legal directory submissions, work with the insurance PSLs and practice group leads on horizon scanning, market and client intelligence gathering, sharing information with key stakeholders and support the management of the Insurance Key Account Programme including priority client account planning and management and preparation of quarterly reporting.  Candidates need to have a strong understanding of business-to-business marketing, business development and relationship management within professional services, be able to demonstrate evidence of good Partner management skills, ideally gained within a professional services environment and ideally have at least 12 months of legal or professional services BD experience.  Standard hours are 9:30am to 5:30pm with a salary to £35,000 for the right candidate dependent upon experience.