16th January 2020

Pitch Assistant

Reference: BBBH17427

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 16/01/2020

The Abacus Group are assisting our leading professional services client with the recruitment of a Marketing Assistant to join their Belfast team on a permanent basis.

This is a brilliant opportunity for an ambitious candidate to gain experience in a dynamic global organisation, assisting the wider business development team with their day to day and providing support for all pitch related activities. The department contributes to the setting and achievement of the business objectives, which includes improving client relationships, increasing the visibility of the business globally, and supporting other wider business in their pursuit of becoming trusted advisers.

The Role:

  • Proposal materials – providing first drafts of proposals and presentations, in line with company quality standards. Ensuring all pitches received are added to the central CRM system.
  • Data management – capturing and maintaining all relevant matter information from fee earners in the relevant practice groups, publishing marketing descriptions and ensuring all CVs are up to date and accurate.
  • Marketing collateral – working with relevant BD manager(s) to update credential documents with significant deals/experience, awards, personnel etc.
  • Legal directories – ensuring information captured during legal directory research periods is reflected in the central CRM system.
  • Supporting the Marketing and Business Development function with other pitch outputs as required.

The Person:

  • Graduate in Business/related discipline with an interest in further professional qualifications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • High attention to detail as well as excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Well organised, flexible and proactive nature
  • A hunger to learn and take on all tasks that will aid in the learning including keeping up to date with legal and commercial developments relevant to the product areas and sectors
  • Strong client focus
  • Sophisticated communication skills and interpersonal skills

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

If you think you have the right skills to join our team, then get in touch. If you know someone returning/re-locating to NI then www.belfastforlife.com holds the information on quality of life, cost of living etc.

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Hana Bailie

Hana Bailie

Business Support Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8454

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