Business Development Assistant

Business Development Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Business Development Assistant to join our team.


  • Bids and proposals: working on new business projects, overseeing and recording the success of pursuits;
  • Carry out client and market research;
  • Organise internal meetings, build relationship with fee earners and senior stakeholders and take minutes;
  • Effective diary management, enabling the BDM’s to be proactive;
  • Support and continually develop relationships with Advisers, Product Providers and Third Parties;
  • Lead Generation;
  • Client relations and feedback surveys;
  • New project information research (online, social media, publications);
  • Focus on new regions;
  • Download / gather tender information;
  • Administration;
  • Prepare tender documents (Excel / Powerpoint);
  • Efficiently and professionally advertising the company and their funds;
  • Discuss tender requirements with new and existing clients;
  • Attending client meetings.


  • Pitches, CRM and project management experience (desired);
  • One year of experience, preferably in a legal / professional services environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Degree educated (minimum of 2.1);
  • Flexible and hardworking individual who is willing to muck in;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to challenge;
  • Understanding of analysis, and measuring ROI;
  • Marketing qualification, ie CIM Diploma or Post-Graduate Diploma or appropriate equivalent professional qualification (Desirable);
  • Experience of managing own time and completing multiple tasks/assignments with potentially competing deadlines;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Experience within a professional services organization or a complex/matrixed organisation (Desirable);
  • Experience of co-ordinating Marketing, Client & Business activities with measurable outcome.