Business Development & Marketing Advisor - legal industry
Commercial role within a fast-paced legal organization.|A no-nonsense work culture focused on open communication and short lines.
About Our Client
Linklaters is a global law firm that advises the world's leading companies, financial institutions, funds, and governments on important, complex, and often cross-border transactions and projects. To consistently deliver excellent advice to our clients, we depend on our expert, flexible and entrepreneurial lawyers and business services staff who are at the very top of their profession.
Our clients want a law firm they can trust, one that stands out for a commitment to investing in them and empowering our teams. We want to stand out for our distinctive Linklaters mindset so our clients want to work with us above all others.
We work with companies, financial institutions, funds, and governments to execute the most significant deals and to resolve disputes arising across the world. We want clients to know they have made the right choice, every time.
To put clients at the heart of all we do, we recruit and develop exceptional people empowering them to do and think differently. We serve our clients as a team, with a common focus on innovation, efficiency, and agility.
Developing and maintaining a BDM plan for designated areas (practices, market segments, and/or product categories)
Taking the lead in executing BDM plans in close collaboration with Amsterdam (cross) practice teams, colleagues in the global Linklaters network, and potentially external parties
Pro-actively discover new areas of opportunity for designated areas including obtaining relevant research and advising on a pragmatic BDM approach
Lead the development of client-facing documents in response to RFP's, RFI's and client presentations including the coordination of (global) input, drafting, and collecting client feedback
Giving BDM trainings to associates
Leading or taking part in cross-office BDM initiatives and/or the local rollout of global BDM initiatives
Ensuring BDM related data and knowledge is stored, updated, and shared in the proper way.
The Successful Applicant
You preferably have a degree in Business Development/Marketing & Communications (HBO/WO)
You have a good practical understanding of BD and Marketing techniques and you are able to deploy these independently
You have a good sense for spotting (new) client and market opportunities and how to develop these to leads
You have gained 5 to 8 years of relevant experience, preferably in a (global) business law/professional services environment
When you have experience in the field of Banking & Finance/Capital Markets/Financial Regulatory this would be regarded as a plus
You are well organized and able to prioritize and manage time
You have the confidence and ability to advise at partner level
You have excellent verbal and written skills in both English and Dutch
You are driven to deliver the highest quality standards to our (internal) clients
You have an eye for detail without losing sight of the bigger picture
You are a self-starter who enjoys teamwork
You are service-oriented, flexible, and have a can-do attitude
You have the perseverance and resilience to perform well under pressure.
What's on Offer
A competitive compensation and benefits arrangement
A dynamic role and an environment in which you can quickly learn new skills and where taking initiative is valued
A good working atmosphere in an office with social activities such as our yearly ski-trip and various other staff events
The possibility to be actively involved in committees such as the community investment committee, the diversity, and inclusion committee, and the environment team
Joining Team Linklaters will see you qualify for a range of benefits designed to reward the vital contribution you'll be making to our success. These include amongst others travel insurance, pension arrangements, medical health check, and additional birthday leave.