Marketing and Business Development Executive

Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
8042
Contact
Lorna Meredith
Discipline
Marketing
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time
Business Development Executive |Legal Services | Manchester

We are looking to recruit an exceptional Marketing and Business development Executive for this leading Global law firm. Your role will assist in the implementation of sector business development and marketing strategies and their resulting marketing and BD activities for the Manchester office.
Key responsibilities:
*Attending sector/practice area sub-group meetings, drafting and production of sector marketing materials
*The organisation and administration of events ,campaigns, for example surveys, research studies, press releases
*Assisting in the drafting, preparation and production of client pitch documents or other capability materials, involving:
*Developing and maintaining a deal/case database
*Developing and maintaining a pitch log with appropriate details
*Providing first drafts for major pitches and working with the appropriate BDM to complete the pitch
*Managing the completion of smaller pitches as agreed with your manager or BDM
*Providing client and sector research for pitch teams
*Analysis and research capability - research into relevant market segments and clients/prospects
*Using company CRM system to identify and target suitable clients and maintaining accuracy of details held

The successful candidate will have:
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills (essential)
*Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy (essential)
*Strong IT skills with experience of CRM/database systems (preferably InterAction), Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
*Use/knowledge of Adobe InDesign and email software (preferably Vuture) (desirable)
*Strong interpersonal skills including confidence, positivity, diplomacy and the ability to gain credibility quickly
*Experience of Marketing/Business Development in a Professional Services environment