Marketing and Business Development Manager - Pretoria

Our Client is a leading law firm with an international footprint. They are looking for a strong individual to head up their Marketing team and to provide support and advice on business development initiatives. This is a senior position within the firm and the successful candidate will be based in the firm’s offices in Centurion, Pretoria

Our client offers stability, development, growth, an excellent working environment along with a competitive salary package.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will support the business across the marketing and business development spectrum. Specific responsibilities include:
• Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy, plans and projects that support the firm’s business development strategy.
• Structuring and managing a marketing team that supports business needs.
• Manage and coordinate all marketing and business development activities.
• Conduct market and competitor research to determine and advise on requirements for existing and future marketing and business development activities.
• Manage, monitor, review and report on the outcomes of marketing and business development initiatives and projects.
• Managing all team initiatives including PR, communications, advertising, digital, marketing presentations, events, research, panel appointments and tenders.
• Strong focus on digital marketing including website, SEO and social media.
• Responsible for marketing budget – planning, approval and management of spend.

Education and experience:
• A tertiary qualification in marketing and extensive knowledge of and experience in marketing in the services industry. A relevant post-graduate qualification(s) may be beneficial.
• Relevant experience in business development activities will be an advantage.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management role (preferably in a legal or professional services environment).
• Strong interpersonal, coaching, communication, negotiation and consultative skills.
• Preference will be given to EE applicants.

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