BD and Marketing Executive for an International Law Firm

RecruitMe FZE

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: QP103-586

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Business Development & Marketing Executive is required to support the MEA BD & Marketing department in implementing sector and practice plans through coordinating and assisting with the full spectrum of marketing and business development activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Business development
• Supporting the team in the implementation of sector and practice business plans.
• Working with the team to prepare proposals and capability statements for the MEA region and working with global BD team on multi-office opportunities.
• Assisting with client relationship management programmes, including collation and analysis of client feedback.
• Providing ad hoc support to revenue generating initiatives such as client and market research.
• Identifying projects to improve efficiency within the team.
• Proactively maintaining and improving team precedents and processes.

Marketing and communications
• Working with the team to create client mailings via vuture, managing distribution and reporting on engagement statistics.
• Contributing to the legal directory process, including managing submissions, interviews, and reporting back to the business.
• Coordinating and communicating the internal marketing diary on weekly basis.
• Managing the production of brochures and key marketing materials.
• Creating and maintaining content on the firm’s website.
• Maintaining team resources such as experience and CV databases.

Event management
• Working with the team to manage client events from start to finish.
• Reporting and analysis of the ROI of events.
• Attending events and providing ‘on site’ management.
• Managing event lists including coordinating the invitation list to ensure a high-quality of attendees.
• Liaising with key vendors to arrange necessary logistics.
• Arranging conference sponsorships.

CRM
• Championing the use of the firm's CRM database and providing training and support to users.
• Producing reports on CRM activities to support and measure BD & Marketing campaigns and initiatives.
• Overseeing the quality of the data within the CRM database.
• Managing system improvements and the roll out of new functionality.

Requirements

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate will:
• Be educated to degree level (2:1 or above); or possesses equivalent experience.
• Have a background in business development and marketing within a legal services organisation with experience in various sectors and practice areas.
• Possess a good understanding of the role that business development and marketing play within an international legal environment.
• Possess excellent IT skills with knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet research tools essential. Knowledge of common legal CRM and marketing systems for client mailings and webinars is preferable.
• Have an understanding of client service standards and client relationship management.
• Have good interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and influence others.
• Be able to develop effective working relationships with the wider team and across the business.
• Have strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise multiple tasks and projects, manage expectations of stakeholders and meet deadlines.
• Have excellent English language skills (written and spoken) and demonstrate attention to detail.
• Flexibility and willingness to adjust work schedule from time-to-time according to workload demands and/or planned events outside of core hours.

About the Company

RecruitME are a specialized recruitment consultancy supplying top tier business support staff to Dubais leading multinational organizations. We carefully source, screen and select only the very best candidates to assist our clients in making easier recruitment decisions faster.

Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

What we do:

Specializing in business support positions we can assist in introducing a small selection of experienced administration, finance and human resource candidates with the relevant experience to benefit your business. Our careful screening process ensures that we have met with and can give a concise overview of each candidates skills and current situation before you meet them.

We pride ourselves on sending our clients only the very best available candidates in the market to ensure a simplified, hassle free and timely recruitment experience for all involved.

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