Business Development and Marketing Executive

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Business Development and Marketing Executive

Do you want to develop a rewarding Business Development & Marketing career in one of the UK’s most forward-thinking, ambitious and growing accountancy practices? Then we want to hear from you….!

Our approach to recruitment focusses on long-term investment. We’re looking for the next generation of senior team members who will drive our business forward and deliver success.

Our Business Development & Marketing team is at the centre of a client-focussed marketing strategy that is raising our profile as a Top 30 Accountancy, Audit and Advisory business. Our team have a strong focus on sector and regional marketing and have an excellent track record of above average tender win ratios.

In this diverse and busy role, you will work closely with the other Business Development & Marketing Executives to achieve business goals and play an integral role in pro-actively driving the delivery of sector, service-line and regional activity. You will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing strategy plans to drive new added-value opportunities, supported by the Business Development & Marketing Co-ordinators. You will also work with colleagues on marketing campaigns, as well as internal projects to enhance our clients’ experience.

To be successful within the role, you’ll need to take responsibility and ownership of tasks, adopt a strong commercial mindset and the ability to work on multiple tasks within a fast-paced client focused working environment. The role is an integral part of the Business Development & Marketing team and is essential for the integrity of the firm’s corporate identity and the delivery of key strategic business goals.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with business leads to set the business development, marketing and communications strategy for sector, service-line and regions, and oversee delivery of actions.
  • Taking a pro-active approach in delivering marketing activity across a range of disciplines and channels (Events, Comms, Digital).
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the firm’s services and be able to build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Identifying opportunities to enhance and improve processes, whilst obtaining and sharing best practice with the team.

Check out our Career Site and Glassdoor page to find out more about life at Bishop Fleming.

Sounds good? – then show us what you’re made of…

We’re looking for ambitious, hardworking and self-motivated people with excellent communication skills and a desire to drive their career forward.

You will be supported to complete a wide range of professional and personal development throughout your career, both remotely and face to face, to ensure that you have the skills and knowledge you need to aid your future career.

What we are looking for...

To be considered for the role, you will have: 

  • A relevant Business / Marketing degree, CIM Diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in sector/service marketing and Client Relationship Management/Development would be advantageous.
  • Ability to interact and build effective relationships with colleagues across all levels and disciplines.
  • Previous experience within a similar role within an accountancy, law or professional services environment would be advantageous.
  • Strong project management, co-ordination and prioritisation skills.
  • Commercially aware and takes pride in the quality and standard of their work.
  • A well organised approach to work with the ability to work well under pressure, multitask, prioritise, and hit tight deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent team working skills, the ability to take direction and the willingness to learn and grow.
  • Competency with Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly InDesign), and CRM systems would be advantageous.

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated. 

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

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