Business Development Specialist- Financial Institutions

Carter Murray
£50000 - £65000 per annum
02 August 2017
31 August 2017
Hannah Taylor
Contract Type
Full Time
NEW Business Development Specialist- Financial Institutions Group with leading Global law firm.

The Business Development Specialist will work with the FIG BD Manager and the Industry Group Chairs to develop and execute the Financial Institutions Group's strategies. The Financial Institution's Group (FIG) is a global industry group comprised of lawyers from various practices within the firm's corporate, litigation and finance departments who primarily work with financial institutions clients on proprietary matters. The specialist must provide qualitative and quantitative analysis in support of the Financial Institutions Group to understand current market landscape, market trends, the firm's position in the market, and potential opportunities as the key drivers of the strategic plans. The position is global in scope, though particular focus will be given to European and the Middle East markets. The Specialist will be expected to collaborate with lawyers, BD colleagues, and various departments across the firm.

* Collaborate with and support the FIG BD Manager and the Industry Group Chairs to understand market position, develop strategic plan and drive marketing efforts to maintain and grow practice and industry position
* Collaborate with the Global Library to prepare routine analysis and reporting of practice and industry competition, market trends, internal financial information, business opportunities and pitch activity in efforts to develop and implement internal and external strategies both globally and by region
* Collaborate with local office BD team members to execute region or office-specific initiatives and to identify cross-practice, cross-industry synergies and opportunities at a local office and regional level
* Identify opportunities for thought leadership and other marketing and campaign ideas to increase both internal and external brand awareness for the industry sector
* Partner with the global PR team to ensure coverage of successful matters, initiatives and products in key markets and significant matters are publicised internally and externally in accordance with the firm's public relations policy
* Stay abreast of developments and trends in the industry and remains informed of all major new clients and significant matters
* Develop in-depth knowledge of the Financial Institutions industry and acts as a firm resource regarding: lawyer expertise, product expertise, firm experience, industry/trade group organisations, legal, Industry and business trends, industry-specific marketing collateral, and industry-specific media
* Support the FIG BD Manager in forecasting and tracking activities against the industry and practice group budgets as well as ROI analysis against applicable spend
* Serves as a point of contact for must win pitches, RFPs and panel reviews within the relevant industry

Successful candidates will have previous Business Development experience with general knowledge of the financial services landscape including various players within the industry, general financial principals, industry trends and general knowledge of professional services business.

SR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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