Graduate Business Development Support Executive

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£30000.00 to £35000.00 per annum + bonus
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1st August 2019
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Job type:
Graduate job

Having been established for over 100 years, the company is one of Europe's leading specialists in intellectual property, patents and trademarks.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an articulate, commercially minded individual, who is looking to progress their career in alternative way to the common business development exec route, of a cold calling and prospecting role.

Benefits include a very generous, market beating salary, plus an equally generous 2 yearly bonus, along with substantial opportunities for career advancement that only an organisation of this size and stature can offer.

The Role

Specific responsibilities and objectives include:

Supporting on administration, content writing and preview process of sales proposals.

Preparing directory and award submissions, including managing the overall schedule and deadlines, collating, managing and drafting content.

Assisting with event management including initial planning, client guest lists, registration, post-event follow up.

Organising and attending practice area sub-group meetings, keeping a record of actions agreed and assisting the Head of Business Development to achieve progress.

Conducting research projects and preparing reports in support of business development activity.

Assisting the Head of BD and the Communications Manager with the implementation of various marketing campaigns

Updating website pages, including uploading newsletters and articles.

Updating the firm's social media channels as and when required.

The Person

An outstanding academic record including a business related degree from a reputable university

An above average communicator who can demonstrate what they have to offer over and above other applicants

A proactive mind set and a confident approach to working with key stakeholders, including partners and senior staff. Being able to manage key stakeholder expectations.

The ability to manage and prioritise conflicting demands and deadlines.

Highly organised and able to work independently.

Fluency in German is not essential but would be highly advantageous to success in the role


An opportunity for a highly professional, commercially aware individual, who is looking to establish a career with an organisation that will invest in them to help them reach their potential.

If you'd like to be considered for this opportunity, and you're looking for a long term career opportunity, support and personal development, and you think you've got what it takes to be successful, then apply today.