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New Job Offer @Liedekerke: Business Development & Marketing Manager



General Summary

The Business Development & Marketing Manager is responsible for developing and executing strategic business plans, in charge of the bids and proposals process as well as business development and marketing initiatives, thus ensuring that the firm is distinguished above others and that all opportunities are seized. It involves a high degree of people management and significant involvement with the lawyers and support services. This position is reporting to the Managing Partner.

Job description

  • Working on strategic BD projects: developing and executing clear strategies and business plans for all practice groups.
  • Key client and sector research: provide information about clients, potential clients, sectors, geographic targets and identify opportunities for the firm.  
  • Pitches: Managing the pitch and proposal processes, including strategy and development, tracking wins and obtaining client feedback.
  • Brand Management: publicise the firm and involvement in profile raising activities.    
  • Identify trends in the legal market and new opportunities.
  • Advisory role:  work closely with all lawyers and develop strong relationships with them, becoming the lawyers’ trusted advisor and able to challenge them on client-related initiatives.
  • BD training: help the lawyers develop BD skills such as networking and pitching skills.
  • Managing a range of business development initiatives such as a business development training programme, strategy implementation and embracing digitalisation for marketing purposes.
  • Budgeting:  managing all marketing & business spend for the firm.
  • Managing & coaching the marketing & BD team (3 people).

Your Profile

  • Master Degree Preferred in economics, business, marketing, communications or a related field
  • A background of 6 to 10 years in business development within the Professional Services sector, preferably the legal sector
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English, French and Dutch
  • Confident and driven with the ability to gain the respect of senior stakeholders
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proactive approach in coming up with ideas
  • Flexible attitude towards overtime
  • Proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel, CRM (InterAction)
  • Proficient in using Social Media

What we offer

  • An attractive compensation package
  • A convenient location (5 minutes from Central Station)
  • A lot of autonomy and room for initiative

To apply

Please send your CV and Motivation letter to:
HR Manager
Keizerslaan  3, 1000 Brussels
T: 02/551 15 15 - E: recruitment@liedekerke.com