EY Business Development Executive in Ireland
Business Development Executive
Core Business Services
Requisition # IRE0021B
Post Date Mar 27, 2018
Business Development (BD) Executive
We are looking to hire a BD Executive who has experience in working with a Professional Services firm. The focus of this position is to support key initiatives that the BD team are working on i.e. Tenders, Account Management & Marketing.
You will help support strategic pitches, bids and tender projects that deliver successful responses effectively and efficiently. The aim is to work closely with the Bids leader in terms of coordinating and ultimately project managing proposals and pitches that maximise the return on the firm's time and investment. You will form close working relationship with partners and departmental teams to ensure we submit best in class proposals.
In addition the role will also involve a broad mix of Marketing activities involving website maintenance, targeted direct mail/email to existing clients, management of the Customer Relationship database and client events.
You will also support our Client Account Managers with running sales and pipeline reports, building account plans and developing client relationship maps.
-There will be a great deal of co-ordination where you will be involved with tender responses from pre-tender research, initial draft documents through to final oral presentations.
Manage and maintain proposal workstreams
-Research best practice across other professional services firms, and work with the BD Leader to critically review the approach to pitching, and develop and implement improvements in process and approach
-Ensure all proposal and tender opportunities are tracked within the Firm's CRM system from when the opportunity becomes live through to post review feedback
-Support and manage client events, marketing materials and campaigns
- Co-ordinate account planning activities
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
The successful candidate will have either a marketing or BD background within Professional services/Business services.
The ability to work to deadlines and attention to detail is essential.
Excellent relationship building skills, with the ability manage multiple stakeholders in an often highly pressurised environment
Strong organisation skills, maintaining a view of the overall project while meeting critical milestones
High level English ability and proofreading
You will have strong word, excel and powerpoint skills.