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Posted on: 26 July 2022
Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.Job Description:
Business Development Executive - London
Investment Management, Capital Markets, Banking or Insurancesectors
NEW GROUND WON’T BREAK ITSELF.
Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals. The Financial Services Group is a dynamic and fast growing group split into Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance and Investment Management.
Each sector is serviced by expertise in audit, advisory and tax and our aim is to deliver quality work to our clients as they meet their assurance, regulatory and advisory requirements.
The Heartland Business Development Group (HBDG) is led by the Head of Business Development for Financial Services and our aim is to raise Grant Thornton’s profile with existing and perspective clients by assisting them meet and exceed their business, operational and compliance goals.
We work with the biggest clients across the sectors and are seen as trusted advisors, not only is the Financial Services Group well respected in the market by clients, but also valued for our expertise with regulators, trade bodies and educational institutions.
We’re happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we’ll support you to balance your work and life.
Alook into the role
As an Business Development Executive you will:
undertakes analysis of the sector you support (Investment Management, Banking, Capital Markets or Insurance sector and client base
supports the HBDG, sector leads, partners in the creation and maintenance of sales pipelines
targeted meeting generation - proactively setting-up business development meetings with clients, active targets, and intermediaries
work closely with FSG’s Knowledge & Pitch team in taking hot topics, insights, and propositions to the market
mange the business development events/marketing initiatives and campaigns for your sector
Knowing you’re right for us
Joining us as an Business Development Executive the minimum criteria you’ll need is to be educated to a degree level of equivalent, have business development or marketing experience and a proven track record of managing business development, key account and marketing programmes. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way.
CIM Diploma or working towards the equivalent business development qualification
Business Development experience targeting new business preferable
Previous experience in a similar role
Knowing we’re right for you
Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.
Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.
Beyond the job
Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.
The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.
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