Senior BD Executive (Africa & India) - Global Law Firm

Location
England,London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
03 April 2019
Closes
03 April 2019
Ref
LT6601
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading international law firm is looking for a very high-calibre person to join their prominent business development team to work with the Business Development Lead to support the implementation of the Africa and India BD strategies. The Senior BD Executive will have a very broad remit covering both marketing and business development. On the BD side there will be heavy involvement in the bids process, drawing together information and managing the process and in particular guiding partners in each bid. The role holder will work with BD colleagues on client targeting projects, including cross selling the Africa and India practices to network clients for the India and Africa practices, and support the BD Lead on developing the firm's relationships with local counsel in India and Africa. On the broader marketing side, management of the directory submissions will a key immediate responsibility along with maintenance of the website, management of the internal newsletter process and development of the Africa blog. You will also be expected to keep up to date with current issues impacting the regions and identify opportunities to raise the firm's profile. The successful applicant will also be responsible for leading on the organisation of regular Africa focused events in London and on-the-ground events in Africa and India. In order to be considered for this challenging role, you will need to have a good academic background allied to proven marketing and business development experience in a professional services firm. The Senior BD Executive must possess either previous experience or a strong interest in the African and Indian markets and familiarity with the legal industry would be highly favoured. Follow us on Twitter for the widest range of roles across the entire professional services sector - twitter.com/leightontaylorC

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