BD Executive

England, London, City of London
30 Jun 2022
28 Jul 2022
Jon Shepherd
Practice Area
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our international law firm client is looking for a BD Executive to join their London office. The BD Executive will work closely with the BD Manager as well as the global BD team and various practice groups, to help plan and deliver effective BD and marketing initiatives.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Practice Marketing Plans

- Work with the Business Development Manager to implement practice marketing plans across the London office

- Be the go-to person for general marketing queries from the London practices

Research, Analysis and Data Management

- Undertake client and prospect research to support targeted initiatives.

- Contribute to collation of deal information across the office and ensure effective internal communications across the firm.

- Help update client information on InterAction (our client relationship management system).


- Helping to prepare pitches, capability statements and presentation materials for clients, together with relevant talking points and background/competitor research where necessary

- Ensure that internal pitch management databases are up to date and appropriate feedback on opportunities is obtained

Client Support

- Helping to support the firm's key client initiative, working with client teams to proactively track client opportunities, map and track decision-makers and ensure client information on InterAction (our client database) is updated.


- Ensure delivery of events in line with the marketing plans and objectives and firmwide protocols

- Project management of major external sponsorships/conferences

- Help identify venues for client social activities and other events.

Marketing Materials and Communication

- Develop content for marketing literature and other collateral, as required

- Assist the practice teams with the design and delivery of regular client communications.

- Work with the global team to manage content on the website, including updating joiners and leavers in a timely manner, proof-reading content before it is uploaded and ensuring content is regularly updated.

- Work with the team on email updates across the division, create communications in Vuture and circulate statistics for each of the communications.

Media and PR

- Assist with the preparation of deal and matter press releases and other press materials.

- Where needed, help co-ordinate other profile-building activities to help raise the profile of the practices in the UK.

Directory and Award Submissions

- Manage the London office's participation in relevant legal directories and awards, including maintaining calendar of UK directory deadlines, research and preparation of submissions and briefing partners as required.

Internal Communications
- Where needed, help to co-ordinate content for internal newsletters and briefings.

- Work with the regional and global team to support firmwide projects and initiatives as required.

- Liaise with other offices in order to coordinate activities.