A leading global law firm has an urgent hiring need to hire an experienced native-English speaking business development manager to cover an impending maternity leave. The contract will be for an initial 6 month period and the role can based in the client’s Hong Kong offices and will service the firm’s transactional teams (banking, corporate, BRI) in the region.
Working closely with the marcomms team you will provide BD support to these lawyers within defined objectives and plans, from helping to prepare pitch tenders, presentations and other proposals to clients, identifying opportunities to raise the practice areas’ profiles in their respective fields, conduct market research and analyses, updating activities and research results on the firm’s CRM database, and spearheading the organisation of events. You will also work with the marcomms team in making powerful and compelling submissions to legal directories and to ensure that marketing literature is up-to-date and consistent with the firm’s profiling in the market.
To apply, you should be a university graduate with a minimum 4 years of business development and marketing experience for a global law firm or major international professional services firm, and ideally having given support in one or more of the above mentioned practice areas. Candidates should have native level written and spoken English with strong project management and interpersonal skills. You should be a good team player, offering your support to your team and practice areas, and be able to show a good level of flexibility and enthusiasm for your role. Experience with InterAction is preferred. Chinese language skills are of course, desirable, but not mandatory for this role.
Preference is given to candidates who are immediately available or able to work at short notice, and have the right to work in Hong Kong immediately.