Business Development Analyst – Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

Synopsis

A Prestigious Law Firm in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal is looking for a Business Development Analyst to support the growing business team with a variety of marketing and business development activities for several of the firm’s practice areas. The business development analyst is also responsible for supporting the firm’s core business through research, analysis, and recommendation of new business initiatives. Additionally, a business development analyst also evaluates and analyses all current processes and provides recommendations on improvements that can be made.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum of a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, finance, or a related field preferred
Three to five years of experience in finance, business analysis, and/or business development and marketing is strongly preferred
Excellent organizational, project management and multitasking skills are required
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization
Must be able to work well independently or in a team environment
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ensure confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information
Experience with CRM
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Role Description

Quantify business intelligence to evaluate new opportunities; present findings clearly and make recommendations for action
Assist with core business development activities (including the preparation of presentations, proposals, and pitch materials in connection with business development opportunities)
Maintain deal databases and recording matters for precedent, marketing, and business development purposes
Conduct industry research and market analysis and communicate with business development managers / practitioners to better understand business trends
Collaborate with the growing business team in the preparation of deal lists for each supported practice, as well as specific geographical and industry sectors, in connection with various business development opportunities
Collaborate with the communications team with the updating of print and digital marketing materials to ensure content reflects the substantive strengths, accomplishments and current activities of the firm and each supported practice area
Conduct research regarding existing and prospective clients, competitor activity and market trends/opportunities,
Collaborate with practitioners and internal marketing and communications team on article placement, speaking opportunities, webinars, and other visibility initiatives


City: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent