Marketing and Business Development Manager - Tax

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Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2021
Closes
27 Oct 2021
Ref
39311
Marketing Disciplines
Business Development, Marketing
Industry Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

THE OPPORTUNITY

The successful candidate will be working to deliver Marketing & Business Development support to the International Tax Group, providing added-value support across the full marketing mix, including profile raising through targeted communications campaigns and business development through the strategic management of pitches, client development and targeting programmes.

We act as the operational and strategic hub for Tax; helping to attract and develop profitable client relationships, manage our market-leading reputation, develop a sense of community across the group.

The team works closely with key stakeholders in Luxembourg, Paris, Amsterdam and London as well as a wider group of partners across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The role is a varied one: as well as BAU activity, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to get involved with large-scale campaigns, flagship conferences and developing new products.  They will also be responsible for running one or more workstreams together with a lead partner.

Occasional travel internationally is a requirement of the role.

Working to deliver Marketing anf Business Development support to the International Group, providing added-value support across the full marketing mix, including profile raising through targeted communications campaigns and business development through the strategic management of pitches, client development and targeting programmes.

We act as the operational and strategic hub for Tax; helping to attract and develop profitable client relationships, manage our market-leading reputation, develop a sense of community across the group.

The team works closely with key stakeholders in Luxembourg, Paris, Amsterdam and London as well as a wider group of partners across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The role is a varied one: as well as BAU activity, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to get involved with large-scale campaigns, flagship conferences and developing new products.  They will also be responsible for running one or more workstreams together with a lead partner.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To help support and action the Group’s strategic priorities, the successful applicant will:

  • Drive client sharing across the RE Group, lead client targeting initiatives and participate in key client programmes.
  • Work with regional teams to strengthen internal communities and leverage client opportunities.
  • Lead and support on key Tax pitch opportunities (from reactive/quick turnaround transaction opportunities to more strategically planned approaches)
  • Develop products and services with robust route to market campaigns that work across different geographies and sectors
  • Work collaboratively with other groups and sectors and with country teams.
  • Provide insightful research on companies, decision makers and their tax structuires
  • Ensure all collateral and marketing data is up-to-date and readily available
  • Contribute information and ideas to the Tax marketing strategy
  • Work closely with the digital marketing team to create and manage content for digital channels
  • Oversee the development and submission of key directory submissions and the key awards subsmissions for the varying workstreams within Tax
  • Manage and report on project delivery against plans, budgets and objectives
  • Ensure effective communication throughout the group and smaller working groups and workstreams
  • Working closely with the other business services functions to take the Group’s products and services to market and track success
  • Play a part in developing the profile of the Group both internally and in the market

ABOUT YOU 

The successful candidate must have:

  • Executive or manager level experience and be looking to expand their role in an international organisation
  • A Degree or equivalent qualification
  • A very high level of written, oral communication and project management skills. In addition you will be expected to have strong probing, consultative listening skills coupled with the ability to negotiate, persuade and manage senior stakeholders
  • The ability to display a consistently positive and proactive attitude and demonstrate a collaborative working style; operating both as an individual and as part of a wider team based in numerous countries.
  • A deep knowledge of MBD processes for professional services - a sound understanding of new business processes, digital marketing, CRM and other systems
  • An exemplary professional approach and demonstrably high levels of commitment and internal client care
  • An inquisitive, outward-looking and international perspective - broad interest in international affairs and the impact of these on the business and legal environment
  • Demonstrable experience in demanding, partner-led international environments, where success has depended on an ability to:
  • multi-task and work to deadlines
  • manage conflicting priorities and expectations in a robust and fast-paced atmosphere
  • perform at a consistently high standard
  • remain calm and composed in what are often demanding situations
  • see delegated tasks through to completion at a high standard
  • High level of literacy in IT and marketing systems - Excel, Word and Outlook is essential; experience of InterAction / CRM and design software would be beneficial

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING 

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly.  That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

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