Senior Business Development Executive

£45k - 52k per year
15 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
Neil Hagan
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading international law firm is hiring a Senior Business Development Executive to join their prestigious Business Development team, focusing on their Real Estate and Construction practice groups. Offering a generous salary plus agile working, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading law firm.


Salary to £50,000 plus fantastic benefits

Hybrid working (2 days remote)9.30am to 5.30pm

Large, ultra-modern offices close to Blackfriars & City Thameslink


The Senior Business Development Executive will provide support to the Senior Business Development Manager (BDM) and in the development and execution of Real Estate and Construction business and marketing plans and to help in the identification and creation of opportunities to win new business. You will be a champion for the department and lead on pitch work and content creation.


Senior Business Development Executive Key Duties:


  • Support with the creation and management of credentials, including the credentials database and matter management.
  • Support in the creation of credentials statements and draft pitches, both formal and informal, and leading where appropriate.
  • Support the Senior Business Development Manager on client focused research and wider industry horizon scanning research. This includes ad hoc desk research on markets, sectors, industries, organisations and individuals of relevance to specific business development initiatives
  • Support the development of InterAction (e.g. mailing list cleansing) and being a ‘champion’ within the rest of the firm
  • Have key involvement in the pitching process, including statements of experience, client quotes/testimonials, basic research, organising meetings, partner and fee earner biographies and core factual/policy information
  • Responsible for maintenance of practice group materials and case studies for pitch data base
  • Create content for brochures, team sheets and other client facing materials
  • Produce, distribute, analyse and report on digital newsletters, legal updates and other direct mailings
  • Responsible for internal communications with Real Estate and Construction groups
  • Coordinate and produce relevant regular reports, working together with the Business Development team

Senior Business Development Executive Key Skills:


  • Degree educated or studying towards recognised marketing qualification, ie,  CIM
  • Minimum 3 years business development experience working in a law firm or professional services environment, preferably with a focus on Real Estate and Construction
  • CRM systems knowledge (preferably InterAction)
  • Advanced PowerPoint experience