Business Development Executive

City of London
£50k - 56k per year
12 Jun 2024
10 Jul 2024
Neil Hagan
Contract Type
Full Time

An elite US law firm is seeking to hire a new Business Development Executive to join their Business Development team in the London office. This is a full-time, permanent position with an excellent salary of up to £56,000 on offer plus amazing benefits, including free lunch and breakfast! The firm operates under a hybrid working model with one day a week working remotely.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Business Development Executuive to join an elite US law firm, working within a market leading Business Development team.

Responsibilities as a Business Development Executive:

  • Assist Partners in preparing targeted presentations and meeting materials (pitch books, brochures, trifolds, duofolds and deal sheets), in a manner that effectively communicates the Firm’s relevant experience and articulates clear reasons why the Firm should be retained.
  • Assist the Business Development Associate Director in creating new marketing collaterals, work closely with Creative Services in adhering to the style and branding standard of such collaterals.
  • Work closely with the Business Development Assistant to maintain housekeeping of deal lists and all Business Development materials for the practice.
  • Assist the Business Development Associate Director on league table and deal alert submissions.
  • Lead and work with Communications on submissions to directories, guides, awards and other surveys.
  • Coordinate competitive intelligence research, used to update lawyers on market trends.
  • Follow Firm news, note wins and maintain the practice experience database and updates in the CRM system. Working with the Associate Director and / or Assistant, draft compelling marketing descriptions which communicate unique aspects of the deal and keep metrics up to date (type of deal, value, currency, etc.).
  • Coordinate and assist the Business Development Associate Director on the organization of events from genesis to fruition including on the day logistics.

Skills as a Business Development Executive:

  • Three or more years of experience working for a law firm, financial institution or other professional services firm.
  • BA or equivalent required. Higher degrees a plus.
  • Proficiency in social media and website contents is preferred.
  • Excellent writing / editing, proofreading, grammar and research skills (a writing and editing test is required)
  • Understanding of transactional terminology and processes, as well as understanding of corporate and litigation terminology.

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