Business Development Manager Pitches & Proposals (m/f/x)

A job with us is not just a top-class opportunity, it’s also something truly special! Start now on a full-time basis with a permanent contract as Business Development Manager Pitches & Proposals (m/f/x) in Frankfurt.

As a member of our pitch team you advise and support lawyers in our European offices to deliver attractive proposals for legal services projects to clients in competitive bidding situations.

Your Tasks

  • Act as the lead on managing complex pitches from end-to-end, incl. the facilitation and moderation of kick-off calls and acting as liaison with all internal stakeholders
  • Work on tailored winning strategies, including unique sales and added value propositions
  • Bring in your ideas, creativity and energy to give strategically important proposals the decisive edge
  • Create client-tailored content for high-quality proposal documents and presentations
  • Work closely with the partners, Business Development and other teams in Europe and globally to provide professional support across all new proposals, tenders and presentations
  • Conduct win and loss reviews and obtain insightful client feedback to identify best practices to constantly improve the way in which we pitch
  • Take responsibility for international projects to enhance the firm’s pitch processes and systems including best practices coaching for partners and MBD teams across Europe

Your Profile

  • 5+ years of experience in the field of international business development and proposal/bid management, preferably in a professional or financial services context
  • A degree preferably with a focus on economics, law or marketing
  • Ability to coordinate several projects at the same time and to deliver high-quality results in a dynamic work environment
  • Self-confident appearance along with a substantial flair for negotiations, strong powers of persuasion and assertiveness
  • English and German at least on business fluent level; excellent writing skills and attention to detail in both languages
  • Lateral thinking, ability to work on new topics quickly
  • High level of social competence and service orientation

Our Offer

  • Flexible and mobile working is possible with us by arrangement
  • Our offices are in an attractive location with good infrastructure
  • Ergonomic workstations, modern work equipment and of course coffee, tea, water, soft drinks and fresh fruit are a matter of course with us
  • Employee events and activities enrich our daily work routine
  • Further training and development opportunities are offered to all employees

Learn more about Freshfields here.

Interested? We are looking forward to your application via email (cover letter, CV in English and relevant credentials), indicating your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations.

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Regina Stachna
Human Resources

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