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Business Development Officer (Banking & Finance practice group)

Allen & Overy | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on Jobat.be 12 days ago

Allen & Overy is a leading international legal practice with a truly global presence in 44 major international centres. We offer a full legal service to a wide range of national and international clients. In Belgium, we run a successful practice with a team of 190 people.

Allen & Overy requires high-quality support for its practice and is looking to strengthen its existing Business Development team in Belgium with the recruitment of a

Business Development Officer (Banking & Finance practice group)

Job description

will report to the Head of Marketing and Business Development in Belgium. You will work in the Marketing and Business Development team and support the lawyers in the Banking and Finance practice group. You will operate from our Brussels office, spending at least one day a week in our Antwerp office, and must be available to undertake some limited travel abroad (for example, to attend Global Business Development training at our Headquarters in London).

role, encompasses two key areas of responsibility:

1. Business Development
  • You will draft pitches for new business opportunities (proposals, presentations, pricing etc) with a focus on, but not exclusive to, the Banking and Finance practice group.
  • You will keep all information related to pitches and clients up to date.
  • You will acquire knowledge of the firm's client portfolio in order to be able to identify new opportunities.
  • You will help lawyers develop and monitor client relationships and participate in client-relationship meetings.
  • You will become your lawyers' trusted adviser and, if necessary, must be able to challenge them on client-related initiatives.
  • You will be responsible for knowledge management as regards prospects and clients (data collection and reporting).
2. Marketing activities
  • You will support the organisation of events and seminars, with the help of other departments and external providers.
  • You will participate in internal and external communication projects (both national and international).
  • You will support the updating of marketing materials such as brochures, newsletters and flyers.

Profile

  • You have a degree in marketing and/or in law.
  • You have one year’s experience in a similar role: experience in a professional service organisation would be a plus.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written; knowledge of Dutch or French would be a plus.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are proactive and have strong interpersonal skills. 
  • You have a strong client focus.
  • You have a results-driven approach.
  • You are able to work autonomously in a highly professional and demanding environment.
  • You are accurate, have strong analytical skills and work daily with an MS Office package.

Offer

You will work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a large international dimension. We greatly value our unique culture, which combines high-quality client service with a real focus on people and teamwork. Positive attitude matters to us, and we strongly believe it defines the way in which we work, both with clients and colleagues.

To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter in English by hitting the Apply button. If you have any questions before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Tamara at Tamara.Nouwen@AllenOvery.com.

Interested?

To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter in English by hitting the Apply button. If you have any questions before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Tamara at Tamara.Nouwen@AllenOvery.com.
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