Associate Client & Market Development Manager (UK Government) – World-Leading Law Firm
One of the world's leading law firms requires an Associate Manager to take responsibility for a full business development role developing and leading the sector strategy for the UK Government sector.
The Associate Client & Market Development Manager will support the firm in embedding its already successful strategy in relation to its sector approach and will have responsibility for all facets of business development. The role holder will need to implement the sector strategy for the UK Government through developing a clear "to-market" plan for the group in full consultation will all key stakeholders. Bid support will represent an important element of this role, with the successful applicant being tasked with the production of RFP responses, pitches, capability statements and credential statements, coaching partners on effective pitch preparation and presentation and improving the process for capturing sector deal information in the global matter database. You will also support the client facing relationships which underpin the sector, managing the client development for the key client accounts and taking an active role in client planning. On the marketing side responsibilities will include directory, awards and league table submissions, production and distribution of marketing communication material, PR, website maintenance and coordination of client events, both off and onsite.
In order to perform this role successfully, the candidate will have previous experience in professional services business development, preferably in a law firm, to include a track record of delivering across the full lifecycle of a pitch, panel pitch or capability request. A highly motivated self-starter and exceptional team player, committed to high performance, the Associate Client & Market Development Manager should hold a degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline and must be confident, articulate, resilient and focused. In addition, he ideal candidate will have previous Government sector experience and will enjoy working autonomously.
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