Marketing and Business Development Executive

Location
England,Berkshire,Reading
Salary
£25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Ref
13840823/001
Contact
Leslie Davies
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is designed to support a Business Development Manager with crafting and developing our proposition and products for clients in relation to the Thames Valley region and Commercial division. Work closely and effectively with colleagues in marketing and wider team, building a good understanding of the work and marketplaces of your assigned division, sectors and region.


Client Details

My client is one of the UK's leading Professional Services Firms, with offices in London, Cardiff, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. They provide their clients with practical and straightforward advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Their clients are commercial businesses, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.


Description

The Marketing and Business Development Executive responsibilities will include:

* Bids and BD support - undertaking research and providing company and industry/sector information in support of formal tenders, supporting the collation and production of high quality materials including credentials documents, proposal documents, sector brochures.

* Project/campaign management - planning and executing campaigns e.g. gathering data, updating the CRM, client and target research, coordinating the production and mailing of marketing materials and the necessary follow-up, including telephone calls and/or delivery of an event.

* Events project management - working with the marketing team to ensure the smooth delivery of business and hospitality events including the coordination of the events process, supporting content and delivery of invitation mailings, preparing delegate materials and online surveys, and handling post-event follow up and administration.

* Business Development administration - undertaking related administrative tasks including the co-ordination of meetings, digital filing, dealing with invoices, preparing and distributing progress and executive reports, minutes from meetings and monitoring/chasing lawyers in relation to action points.


Profile

The Marketing and Business Development Executive will ideally display:

* Around 2 years' experience of working in a Business Development/ Marketing department - professional services experience is preferred.

* Strong attention to detail and deadlines.

* Extensive experience of developing and maintaining client facing marketing materials.

* Excellent communication skills that can be applied both internally and externally including experience of liaising with external suppliers.

* Strong event and project management skills.

* Excellent IT skills, especially within Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media.

* Knowledge/experience of working with CRM systems will be a distinct advantage.

* A consistently professional and confident manner.

* A self-starter with an ability to work independently.

* Graduate, with further professional qualifications preferable.


Job Offer

My client is based in Reading and is offering a great opportunity to learn and develop your career in a fantastic business and working environment.

For the Marketing and Business Development Executive position they're offering a competitive salary and are looking to move quickly for the right candidate.