Job Recruitment at Bradfield Consulting Limited for a Business Development Officer in Nigeria April 2019

Career Vacancy : Bradfield Consulting Ltd Job Description

Employment Opportunity : Business Development Officer Job Recruitment

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client, a prestigious Legal firm in the country is looking to recruit interested and qualified candidates to fill the role below:

Job Title: Business Development Officer
Location:
Lagos.
Purpose

  • The role is focused on planning, coordinating and assisting the Firm and its Partners with business development activities, including but not limited to, revenue generation, acquiring new clientele and business & pitching for additional legal services.

Job Descriptions
Key primary responsibilities amongst others to note:

  • Identifying new business leads for revenue generation.
  • Pitching the Firm’s legal services.
  • Maintaining strategic relationships with existing clients.

Responsibilities
Business Development Activities:

  • Recommends Firm wide business development initiatives for the Firm’s Practice Groups and lawyers.
  • Identifies, develops and targets growth strategies and plans focused on both financial gain and increased client base.
  • Initiates and supports cross-selling of legal services among lawyers.
  • Drives forward sector campaigns, ensuring the successful delivery and monitoring of potential revenue channels.
  • Develops, delivers and promotes legal services and business development proposals for clients on technical services in an effective & professional manner.
  • Evaluates and maintains the Firm’s databases utilized for business development, public relations and client services, and generates reports as requested.

Pitches/RFPs:

  • Researches, assembles and prepares draft of pitch documentation and Request For Proposals (RFPs).
  • Maintains database of precedent clauses for use in future RFPs and business development opportunities, while making recommendations for improvements.
  • Coordinates logistics associated with pitch/RFP production and delivery, as well as taking full ownership over assignments.

Client Development:

  • Identifies and establishes relationship with potential clients and key decision makers within the prospective client’s organization.
  • Sets up meetings between client’s decision makers and the Firm’s partners as necessary.
  • Works with in-house team of lawyers to develop proposals that speak to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.

Budgeting:

  • Develops and manages the Firm’s business development and client services annual budget, which includes business development expenditures for the Firm, Practice Groups, and individual lawyers.

Public Relations:

  • Prepares and manages public relations activities and communications for the firm
  • Cultivates and strengthen relationships with media across all channels (TV, radio, print, digital and social media) to ensure prominent positioning for the Firm.
  • Arranges for professional photo-shoots and maintains image, logos and visual files for use in online and print materials.

Management and Research:

  • Submits bi-weekly progress reports and ensures data is accurate;
  • Archives all business development digital assets of the Firm including photos, audio, text and video content and manage the database for all requests for assets.

Content Generation:

  • Manages, updates and supports the development of the monthly social media channels and calendar for BD related activities.
  • Supports content development for the Firm’s Newsletters, as well as manages content for Support communications, research, and administration.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Call to the Nigerian Bar (BL) optional;
  • Minimum of Three (3) to Five (5) years’ experience in Sales Function, Business Management, Market Research, Communications/Digital Marketing or similar roles.
  • Ideal candidate must have worked in a legal firm.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, including excellent writing; and presentation skills with emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Excellent inter-personal and persuasion skills;
  • Excellent problem solving, listening, learning and analytical thinking skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop/CorelDraw
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with an attention to detail;

Remuneration and Benefit
Reasonably compensated with usual benefits.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only suitable CVs will be considered.

Application Deadline: 22nd April, 2019.




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