• Business Development Executive

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    Business Development & Marketing
    Temporary Full-Time
    up to £45,000 dependent on experience
    Closing Date
  • About the Role

    We are looking for a temporary Business Development Executive to support our London office.


    The role is for initially a temporaryto support the launch of some exciting new initiatives and help grow the profile and understanding of BD in our key London office. The office covers all areas of law but the primary focus will be on b2b Sectors – Retail/ Leisure/ TMT / Finance. Duties will include:

    • Collaborate with the Business Development team & Marketing Communications team as well as Business Unit Managers and Sector leads to ensure the effective delivery of planned BD activities and associated marketing communications activities with monitoring and measurement through CRM to demonstrate ROI.
    • Work with fee earners to co-ordinate content and produce new work pitches, case studies and to create business development supporting materials
    • Ensure London events and sponsorships are aligned to strategy, oversee implementation and ensure follow-up opportunities are captured on CRM
    • Attend relevant BD events including breakfast and evening events where required
    • Use CRM reporting functionality to make more informed decisions about marketing planning and BD activity
    • Advise and challenge teams on business development best practice activity
    • Liaise with others in the BD & Marketing Communications teams to facilitate a measurably effective event programme that is in accordance with the RWK brand, reflects industry best practice and responds to client, referrer and prospect needs
    • Periodically review and monitor key competitor activity for increased awareness and analysis
    • Assist with the monitoring and review of London Office BD expenditure to agreed budgets.


    About You


    Skills & Experience:

    • Ability to create and plan Business Developmen campaigns – especially Sector based
    • Previous experience within the Legal, Financial Services or Professional services space
    • Energy and personal resilience
    • Use of CRM – Microsoft dynamics
    • Ability to network at events / generate meetings with key contacts
    • Strong social media skills



    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.


    This is a temporary contract and you will need to be available to start immediately. You will be based in the London office in St Pauls with occasional travel to the Bath office.

    About Us

    Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 500 staff across offices in Bath, London, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.


    Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.

    The firm is proud to be ranked for the last five years as a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work for. Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.

    For further information about Royds Withy King, visit roydswithyking.com, follow us on Twitter @RoydsWithyKing or read our latest news and views on LinkedIn.


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