BD Executive (Energy) - large legal firm - ambition required!

Location
England,London
Salary
Up to £36000 per annum
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
LT6729
Contact
Colette Norfolk
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This large legal powerhouse has an Energy Team with an impressive record. They are looking to recruit a Business Development Executive who will work closely with various global and national BD energy managers and leaders, to ensure that the energy practice maintains and improves upon its solid track record of delivering world class legal advice to clients in core energy sectors: oil and gas, power, renewable energy and sustainability and climate change.

They will be looking for people who show ambition, determination and the desire to pursue a career and aim to provide you with opportunities to develop your career across the business development function, both in London and internationally.

The role will support on specific marketing and business development initiatives, which use the full marketing mix to raise and maintain awareness of the global energy practice. Specific tasks include:

*Full event management and delivery
*Support the development and delivery of the team and marketing strategy. This strategy will comprise international communications, marketing and business development activity which deliver on the business priorities of revenue generation, profile development and opportunity realisation.
*Assisting with the development and preparation of annual business plans, budget proposals, sector campaigns and relevant International Business Groups
*Assisting the Business Development Managers and Partners on delivering bids and proposals of the highest quality
*Developing/updating international and client focused experience statements, deal lists, credential documents and other client marketing collateral and maintaining the library of sector relevant bid content
*Ensuring all marketing communications channels convey consistent messages about the practice.
*Co-ordinating contributions and input into business development systems including InterAction (CRM), Experience Management, bids and CV databases for supporting initiatives such as direct mail, events, bids, key client and target programmes, experience statement compilation, league table and legal directory submission
*Assisting with the development of corporate opportunities with Global and regional Key Clients as well as target clients of the practice.

You must have experience of working in a legal and/or professional services environment and have a professionally recognised marketing or communications qualification (such as CIM, etc.), have significant relevant marketing and organisational experience, with particular experience in bid and proposals management. You'll have a strong technical ability in relation to business development systems, sound working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel, strong written and oral communication skills, be confident, understand when to act and when to ask and be able to build trust amongst the fee earning team and wider stakeholder community. You'll have willingness to take on additional responsibility and deputise for your line manager when required.

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