BD Assistant (8 Month FTC) - Leading Law Firm

£25000 - £35000 per annum
01 February 2019
02 March 2019
Colette Norfolk
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading legal firm is looking for a Business Development Assistant on an 8 month fixed term contract basis to provide high quality and proactive business development support to the Real Estate, Banking and Construction groups.

You will be part of a successful and growing group that works with many well-known clients. This role is important in helping the firm build on client development and profile-raising work that has already been done and continue to create a more structured approach to BD activities. The role holder will work as part of a BD team that is already well-established within the firm and which is highly respected by partners and other fee-earners for its high standards of service and the ideas and commitment it brings to business development activities. You will be expected to build relationships with the relevant practice areas and sectors to gain an understanding of their business objectives and contribute successfully to the business development plans. The Business Development Assistant will work closely with the Business Development Manager and the BD teams to support business development, client relationship management and marketing strategies for the Business Group. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied workload with an international element and, for the right candidate, this position offers an exciting opportunity to develop the role itself.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, strong interpersonal and influencing skills and will be proactive, enthusiastic, and tenacious. It is essential that the Business Development Assistant possess both a commercial approach and the ability to work to deadlines, juggle multiple projects and deliver under pressure. Previous experience working within a professional services environment is also prerequisite.

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