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Senior Business Development Advisor

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ over 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together.  We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all our staff.

About the role

We have an incredibly exciting opportunity to join our tight-knit Business Development team who work alongside our Clients Experience and Marketing team. Our clients are at the core of our business and we provide support and advise to our wider business on Business Development strategies with a key focus on client engagement.
You will provide meaningful pitch capability statements and submissions. You will work alongside two experienced Business Development team members to deliver business development projects and initiatives to strengthen client relationships.
A curiosity and a willingness to develop a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and their objectives and concerns is essential.  You will liaise with the clients experience and marketing team, and the communication teams regularly in a collaborative environment.  Connect with a passionate team, that collaborates, celebrates wins and creates exceptional work along the way.

About you 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, and desire to work in a team;

  • Effective interpersonal influencing skills;

  • Optional (preferred): law firm or other professional services firm experience;

  • Experience working with MS Office and a CRM system (preferred); and

  • Ideally 2+ years B2B business development experience.

Apply now

For further information, please email our Talent Advisor, Alex Barrett, on [email protected]