Freshfields has adopted a distinctive and client-centric approach to the marketing and business development of its services and capabilities. Managing relationships with clients effectively and winning new business are critical to our firm. For our Transactional practice in Continental Europe, which includes M&A, capital markets, real estate and restructuring & insolvency, we are looking for an experienced Business Development professional.
Your key responsibilities
Develop and maintain a robust understanding of the transactional issues landscape and Freshfields' associated technical legal capabilities and network of expertise
Implement and evolve our marketing and business development strategy and programme for our transactional focused client solutions, with a priority emphasis on selling them to our most important clients
Collaborate with lawyers, Business Development and Knowledge teams across our network to deliver client development initiatives which generate opportunities for our distinctive transactional focused solutions
Spot and pursue opportunities to support key clients in transactional situations
Work with the centralised Pitch Centre team on high-value pitch opportunities
Own client relationship management support for and develop an in-depth understanding of a number of our most important clients, based on building an ongoing understanding of their strategy and issues
5 years + in a similar role within a professional services environment
Excellent understanding of the legal landscape and trends
Eager to work as part of a global team; occasional travel required with a minimum of 2 days per month in London
Excellent English and German skills at least on business fluent level are essential; an additional European language will be an advantage
Agile project management experience, proven history of delivering projects with cross-border virtual teams
Strongly positive, pro-active and pragmatic mentality and the ability to deliver high-quality results in a dynamic work environment
High level of social competence and service orientation
A degree preferably with a focus on economics, law or marketing
We provide a wealth of opportunities in a diverse and ambitious environment. You will be an important member of a strong, motivated and truly international team in a leading global law firm. We encourage international collaboration and will support your career with ongoing learning and development throughout our cross-border network. Let yourself be inspired by our team spirit.
Internal Number: 5612398
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