Pitch Specialist – International Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT6992
  • Legal
  • Bids/Proposal
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Giles Taylor
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bid specialist to join the Business Development team of a leading international law firm. This role would suit a candidate who is keen to add value in a fast growing, dynamic and rewarding environment. The firm is seeking an experienced specialist to lead on all aspects of competitive and strategic pitch opportunities across the key practice areas of Corporate, Debt Finance, Funds and Litigation. As such, the Pitch Specialist will be expected to add value at each stage of the process, from working closely with the partners to scope out the pitch to execution and post-pitch follow up. With the ability to work within a professional, dynamic and demanding environment, the successful applicant will work in collaboration with the BD Manager and BD Director to co-ordinate the timely delivery of high-quality tactical pitches. The role holder will bring insightful previous experience in professional services pitching and apply this to the pitches on which they work. In doing so, you will help to develop and refine best practice to share within the team and globally as appropriate. As required, you will also contribute to departmental and global strategic projects and ensure that the needs of the pitch team and wider BD function are appropriately represented. To be successful in this role, you will display a real passion for pitching and enjoy a fast turnaround, high-pressure environment. A bright graduate or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience of working in a bids role, with a track record of successfully managing bids end-to-end in a professional services environment, preferably in a law firm. Enthusiastic and proactive, with an excellent service ethic and the ability to operate effectively as part of a busy team, the Pitch Specialist will possess outstanding organisational and communication skills and a strong attention to detail and have developed a strong understanding of bids best practice. Leighton Taylor promotes diversity, equality and fair treatment in all aspects of our work. It is our policy that as a provider of marketing and business development recruitment services, we will work to address existing inequalities, eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunities and diversity. We translate this into all aspects of our everyday work and will aim to prevent discrimination or other unfair treatment against any of our staff or any users of our services regardless of gender, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins, disability, sexual orientation or political and religious beliefs. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector – twitter.com/leightontaylorC


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