Business Development Assistant

The Role:

Our client, a top-tier company, specialising in trade marking for leading brands across the globe, is looking for a Business Development Assistant to join their established BD team. The role would suit a driven, fun and enthusiastic individual who is engaging and keen to make an impact. This role offers hybrid working 3/2, flexible work hours, a 35-hour work week, and a string of benefits.

The role is responsible for delivery across all business development and marketing areas, including winning new business, supporting internal and external events, involvement in digital and social media activities and undertaking important research work. Tasks will be broad and diverse, requiring adaptability and a can-do attitude. 

Experience in a marketing or business development role in a professional services role, particular expertise in law or patent attorney firm would be advantageous OR a recent graduate with the desire and motivation to start business development and marketing career. 

Key Responsibilities:

Events:

  • Creating event invitation lists for internal events
  • Designing event invitations for internal events
  • Collating event responses for internal events
  • Event research for external events
  • Venue research for internal and external events
  • Event supplier research
  • Other support for events as and when required

 Research and data:

  • Competitor research and analysis
  • Supporting various research projects
  • Creating marketing lists
  • Data cleansing projects
  • Company study e.g. at science parks
  • Incubator and hub research
  • Assistance with data collection and input for Planet Mark (environmental) project
  • Research using various internal and external systems/platforms

Digital:

  • Web profile set up and content input for new starters
  • Minor website content changes/updates/article uploads
  • Creation of social media promotional images
  • LinkedIn profile creation and assistance for fee earners
  • Ad hoc social media posting
  • Basic use of Photoshop (training will be provided)
  • Preparing, designing and editing professional presentations as required

Directory Submissions:

  • First drafts of directory submissions and collating relevant information, stats and data
  • Directory reminder emails to attorneys (e.g. for case studies and client referees)
  • Attendance of directory-related webinars

Collateral, merchandise and design:

  • Tracking and administration of collateral
  • Design work as and when required (e.g. PDF amendments, re-sizing imagery (e.g. headshots)
  • Creation/amendment of PowerPoint presentations

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent standard of written English and proof-reading skills
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign and Photoshop experience, would be an advantage
  • Proactive, diligent and methodical with a strong focus on detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Engaging, enthusiastic and fun.

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Creative Support
Ref: 00656
Permanent
£27-35K pa
London

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Amy Welch

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