Legal Pitch Manager

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: BD, Marketing & Communications
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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As one of the most prestigious law firms in the world, this firm prides itself on quality and has a focus on excellence throughout its offices. Whilst some might expect this to make for a tough work environment, it's an incredibly friendly and supportive environment where good people thrive, careers are developed and like-minded, hard-working professionals enjoy their jobs.

As a market leader, they have a first class pitch team, forming part of the wider business development department. This team works with partners and other fee earners to first of all objectively analyze incoming opportunities, going through a clear cut go / no-go processes and then managing the full end to end bids process from kick-off meeting right through to pitch presentation preparation. Quality is key, working with partners to draft key messaging and then reviewing the content to ensure best practice and consistency. The firm is genuinely interested in how their work is received so reviewing and analyzing the outcomes of these pitches are key.

As you'd imagine given the environment, attention to detail is essential and they are looking for someone with significant experience of both managing pitches end to end as well as writing persuasively. You should be confident with the ability to work with senior level fee-earners and work both alone and in a team, proactively, to deliver successful results. Other requirements include:

  • at least 7 years working within a business development or pitch role
  • demonstrable ability to work effectively within a partnership structure
  • sound IQ and EQ, able to show tact, diplomacy, and humor as required
  • being an ambitious, tenacious and career driven professional
  • demonstrable knowledge of the end to end pitch/tender writing and delivery process

The salary for this role is up to £60k with excellent benefits. Based in the center of London with convenient transport links. The role is permanent and full time.