Description

The B2B Marketing and BD Executive will have a wide array of responsibilities and the opportunity to directly influence the way marketing initiatives are developed and implemented. 

Responsibilities:

Business Development, Planning and Budget

  • Work with the partners to craft, monitor, and execute the Cairo office BD/marketing plan and budget to support demonstrable growth
  • Work with the firm's partners and lawyers responding to Requests for Proposals (RFP) with the provision of tailored proposals
  • Support with deal collection activities and maintaining the practice and industry capability statements

Directories, Awards & League Tables

  • Manage Cairo office input for annual legal directory submissions and nominations for industry awards
  • Use the deal collection process to support the submission of deals to industry league tables

Communications and Events

  • Supervise and manage Conference organization, seminars/webinars, and social events including managing lawyers' events and attendance
  • Work alongside the firm's regional MENA Comms lead on internal office announcements and external communications including social media and press releases
  • Share Global/Regional campaigns/reports on the Cairo social media channels, particularly LinkedIn. Work with lawyers and partners to develop and enhance their social media presence
  • Oversee the Cairo office pages on bakermckenzie.com and other external websites

Sponsorships/Memberships

  • Manage and supervise Amcham

ADHOC projects, client projects, CSR

  • Ad hoc strategic office projects, any client care-related projects (CSR and D&I initiatives e.g. B-green and Bakerwomen)

Skills and Experience:

  • Graduate degree in business, or related field preferred and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a Professional Services environment, with experience leading BD/marketing for a practice group, service line, or industry group would be preferable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to prepare specialized written materials such as client proposals
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Strong judgment and ability to make well-reasoned independent decisions
  • Advanced understanding of strategic marketing and communications
  • Self-motivated and independent, able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Comfortable working across multiple cultures and time zones in a matrix organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including pleasant nature and ability to influence others
  • High degree of attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • These personal qualities represent the shared characteristics of high performers across Baker McKenzie, regardless of job level and location.

Know-how

  • Demonstrates the ability to identify the real issue, and to anticipate requirements and potential consequences; distills a range of possibilities by thinking in a considered, prudent manner
  • Has the capacity to take on new ideas and develop knowledge and think holistically about business and address media, analyst, employee, and client audiences
  • Able to move through a variety of tasks requiring different approaches, knowledge, and expertise, with the agility of mind and capacity for analysis and synthesis

Dedication

  • Driven by a strong personal sense of integrity and upholds exemplary quality standards
  • Prepares thoroughly, takes responsibility, uses initiative, and is self-reliant to ensure work progresses to the fullest extent possible
  • Hardworking and diligent with a keen understanding of client demands
  • Demonstrates composure when dealing with difficult situations

Personal Impact

  • Uses complex, coordinated influencing/negotiation strategies, adapted to people, organizations, and/or the situation, e.g. networks
  • Leverages direct reports to facilitate increased collaboration across the organization
  • Builds partnerships based on a common agreement that acknowledges individual differences but creates a new commonality beyond root belief large-scale
  • Creates a positive impression at all times; develops relationships through collaboration and reciprocity
  • Negotiates to achieve mutually satisfactory outcomes; shows good judgment on when to stand strong and when to compromise
  • Invests in, nurtures, and builds a network of productive relationships

Humanity

  • Respectful to others, regardless of their position, and earns the respect of others by being transparent
  • Has care and concern for others and a genuine interest in others as people
  • Treats delicate or confidential issues with discretion

ABOUT BAKER MCKENZIE

Complex business challenges require an integrated response across different markets, sectors, and areas of law. Baker McKenzie's client solutions provide seamless advice, underpinned by deep practice and sector expertise, as well as first-rate local market knowledge. Across more than 70 offices globally, Baker McKenzie works alongside our clients to deliver solutions for a connected world.

We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all. Our unique international culture is reflected in the drawing together of a worldwide family of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds in all of our offices. We encourage the best people -- regardless of race, religion, or belief if any, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or age -- to fulfill their professional aspirations with us.