Senior Business Development Executive (Financial Markets) – Leading Law Firm

Ref Number:
  • LT7967
  • Legal
  • Bus Dev/CRM
Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • London
  • £Excellent

  • Mark Stocker
  • +44 (0)20 3174 1875

A leading legal firm is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Business Development Executive with drive and ambition, to work closely with the Financial Markets International Practice Group to deliver incisive and value-added marketing and business development support. You will be a key source of knowledge within the Marketing & BD team about the work of the Financial Markets team and will need to develop good knowledge of the type of legal advice and services offered by the practice group. You will also need to be very familiar with the Financial Markets BD plan and related budget and will play a proactive role in developing and supporting business development initiatives. The role holder will lead on bids, pitches and capability statements, working with the central bids team and sector leads where appropriate, and must be familiar with InterAction, briefing tasks into the central hub or completing tasks. On the marketing side, the successful applicant work and lead on first drafts of directory submissions and work with PR, digital and events leads to effectively action opportunities to raise the firm's profile in the areas of law covered by the Financial Markets group and collaborate on events. The Senior Business Development Executive will also support the development of thought leadership campaigns and assist the delivery of each campaign. A strong team player with an intelligent, pragmatic approach, the ideal applicant will have proven marketing or BD experience preferably gained in a professional services firm. The Senior Business Development Executive must be able to lead on pitching, including large scale panel RFP, whilst any previous experience in social media, PR and online services will be advantageous. A sound understanding of the legal industry and commercial needs of clients within this sector, as well as the role of financial partners within it, is prerequisite. 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 –


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