Senior Business Development Executive – Global Law Firm – Agile Working

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  • Salary : £45,000 - £55,000

Global law firm situated near Liverpool Street wish to hire a Senior Business Development Executive to join their BD team focusing on the Shipping practice groups working with a leading team of UK and overseas Partners.


The firm is looking for a first-class communicator with strong interpersonal skills who is able influence Partners and drive the practice forward on the international stage. This Senior Business Development Executive role is offering flexible agile working pattern, of 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely with standard hours being 9:30am to 5:30pm. Additionally, the firm offer an outstanding benefits package and offering a salary of up to £55k.


Reporting into the Business Development Manager, you will support the London based Partners develop strategic and business objectives. This will involve working collaboratively with the central marketing team to maintain and develop best practice processes and knowledge sharing, including regular reporting of business development activities and wins. Wider responsibilities of the Senior Business Development Executive include:


  • Coordination and delivery of high impact, client focused proposals in response to client RFPs, RFIs, bids and tenders
  • Ensure the practice is effectively integrated with the firms wider practice groups in cross selling business development, communications and development client activities
  • Collaborate with partners ND marketing teams on collateral materials and events including (but not limited to) brochures, client/market research, directory submissions, website content, client bulletins/briefings, seminars, conferences, reporting/ROI
  • Utilising internal and external sources, including working with PSLs and other specialist in-house resources, understand and research the sectors in order to proactively create business development opportunities, including researching client and target activity as well as trends in specific market segments, and harnessing cross-sell opportunities whenever appropriate.
  • Draft high impact value-add pitch, RPF/ITT and capability documents which respond to specific client/target requests
  • Participate in the firm’s client development programme, including the continued development and implementation of those client accounts relevant to the practice groups
  • Working with the Comms team to devise and implement an effective thought leadership plan on industry related topics/themes


Candidates will degree educated and possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business development role in a law firm, or professional service industry, preferably shipping / transport focused.


You will an organised, project driven individual able to support, initiate and implement successful business development and marketing communications activities whilst working with all levels of the business. Strong IT skills including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and a recognised CRM system (InterAction preferably) are essential.


To discuss the role further or apply please contact Neil Hagan today