Business Development Executive- ACP
Salary£26000 - £27000
Date Posted12 September, 2023
The Business Development Executive -will assist in delivering the in-market business development and marketing operations and plans.
The role holder will be working side by side with the global teams to excel growth, client opportunities and cross selling. This role is multi-faceted, and the role holder will have both exposure to varied practice groups and the opportunity to gain great experience across the entire business development and marketing mix.
Support the execution of BDMC plans by delivering high-quality BDMC support and bringing in BDMC Specialists and End-to-End functions as required (these functions include central marketing, directories, awards, proposals, events, key client management, data analytics, and design teams).
Support the implementation of client targeting, thought leadership, effective response to requests for proposals, and assisting with a range of special projects across the practice group.
The role may also include support on special project / cross-practice initiatives as required.
Maintain and develop the Firm’s profile within the Groups being supported, including a selection of sponsorship, trade body membership, and in-house campaign initiatives.
Together with the Managers, supporting the Partners and other fee earners to identify and implement external profile-raising opportunities, including our thought-leadership program/campaigns, article writing, and speaking opportunities; always looking for opportunities internally and externally to promote work on products/propositions.
Champion the use of social media from helping the fee earners focus on content generation, to upskilling the group to regularly post and share our content.
To work with colleagues across BDMC, Client Development, and Industry Sectors to ensure lawyers are armed with information on the latest trends and related hot topics/talking points and use them to generate opportunities.
Ensure that content and materials (e.g. capability statements) suitable for BDMC purposes are captured, kept up-to-date, and shared; develop new materials for prioritized and additional services lines and opportunities as required
Skills and Experience:
Experience in a marketing and/or business development role, preferably in a professional services environment, desirable but not critical
Experience working with stakeholders and developing relationships.
Strong judgment and a demonstrable track record for confidently suggesting well-reasoned independent strategic recommendations and ideas
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability effectively to co-ordinate competing priorities
Good and developed practical understanding of marketing and communications
Self-motivated and independent, able to work with a minimum of supervision
Comfortable using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint and an intermediate level
Comfortable working across multiple cultures and time zones in a matrix organization
Strong interpersonal skills, including pleasant nature and ability to collaborate with others
High degree of attention to detail
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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