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Business Development Assistant

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Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our 8,000 professionals excel in problem solving and value creation globally.

The Team

A&M’s Global Disputes & Investigations (“D&I”) practice is a leading provider of Cyber Risk Management, Forensic Technology, Forensic Accounting & Investigations, Dispute Advisory, Economic Consulting, and Privacy & Data Compliance services. The firm has an established reputation for high quality work in a non-Audit environment. Our approach is characterised by a high level of objectivity, diligence and intensive analysis.

The Role and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Business Development Assistant to support the Business Development Director in London. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Database management: Maintain and update various information databases, in particular our CRM system, Salesforce. Utilise Salesforce and intelligence platforms like Introhive and Solomonic to provide reports and information on clients and prospects and assist with opportunity spotting.
  • Pitch documents and marketing collateral: Produce and maintain high-quality BD and marketing materials such as case studies, bios, brochures and client presentations. Prepare client proposals and pitches.
  • Knowledge management: Monitor and research key clients and sector areas. Identify and track suitable prospects.
  • Content writing and editing: Produce and edit attractive content tailored to an audience in Legal services.

The Requirements

  • Previous experience of preparing pitch documents or marketing materials in a professional services, business advisory or legal services firms
  • Previous experience of writing and editing content for pitch documents and marketing collateral is essential
  • Good Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential
  • Experience of using a CRM system, ideally Salesforce
  • Strong communication and analytical capabilities with excellent attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills combined with the ability to create strong working relationships at all levels 
  • Ability to take ownership of deliverables and work to tight deadlines in combination with a positive attitude, energetic approach and self-motivation
  • Fluency in English is essential. Other European languages are desirable
  • University degree

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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