Business Development Executive

Forward Role
London (South)
£25k - 35k per year
30 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Business Development Executive London - £25,000 to £35,000. Professional Services. You will have responsibility for supporting the Senior Business Development Managers and wider marketing teams with the development and implementation of targeted communications and business development activities. This role would be ideal for an executive with 2-3 years experience in legal/accountancy firms or relevant business services who is looking to take their next career steps. The role will include, but is not limited to the following areas; Assisting in the drafting, preparation and production of client pitch documents or other capability materials. Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and target audience and business trends The drafting and production of sector marketing materials. Work alongside firm-wide partners to implement business development strategies across the network. The ideal will candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills: Educated to degree level or possesses equivalent experience Holds a professional marketing qualification, e.g. CIM/CAM Experience of working as a Business Development practitioner within a fast-paced professional services legal/accountancy environment, including: o Implementing business plans as directed o Implementing strategically-aligned marketing activities as directed o Liaising with other BD areas and offices o Implementing communications plans as directed Marketing communications experience Strong IT skills with experience of CRM systems (preferably Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Strong organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities within tight timescales Able to work to very tight deadlines under pressure and to assimilate information quickly Strong interpersonal skills including confidence, positivity, diplomacy and the ability to gain credibility quickly Excellent verbal and written communication skills As the North West's leading Marketing, Analytics, Digital and Creative recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages for a full list of current opportunities as well as market place news and fun stuff. Forward Role is operating as an employment agency This job was originally posted as