Marketing & Business Development Coordinator (Native French speaker)

Job Type: Marketing Sales
Contract Type: Permanent position
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Law Legal
Languages: FR & NL & EN
Frequency: Full-time

WHO IS OUR CLIENT?

Our client is a prestigious international law firm with a presence in over 40 countries, supported by the expertise of more than 5,800 lawyers worldwide. They provide expert legal advice that empowers their business clients to confidently plan for the future. Their motto: Future facing!

The Belgian branch comprises 17 specialized legal teams and 30 in-house employees across marketing, administration, management, IT, and support.

They are currently seeking a native French-speaking Marketing & Business Development Coordinator to join their dynamic team in Belgium. This team currently includes a Marketing & Development Manager and a Marketing & Business Development Coordinator who is a native Dutch speaker. To complete this team, our client is seeking a native French-speaking Marketing & Business Development Coordinator to collaborate with the French-speaking legal teams.

WHY JOIN THEM?

  • Global presence: Work with a renowned law firm with a significant international footprint.
  • Collaborative environment: Join a team that values collaboration and innovation.
  • Modern work culture: While it’s common to associate law firms with a formal dress code requiring suits and ties, this isn’t the case at our client’s firm! They embrace a relaxed dress code: jeans, sneakers, and sweaters, along with informal language (tu)!

WHAT THE PURPOSE OF THE JOB?

As the Marketing & Business Development Coordinator, your goal will be to enhance our client’s brand presence and visibility in Belgium, targeting both existing and new clients. You will play a key role in developing and implementing business development initiatives in collaboration with local expert teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary contact: Serve as the first point of contact for all business development-related inquiries.
  • Pitch and panels management: Manage and contribute to practice-related pitches and panels.
  • Client targeting: Support activities aimed at acquiring new clients and expanding relationships with existing ones.
  • Profile raising: Enhance the visibility of legal practices and their lawyers through internal and external communication.
  • Campaign management: Manage the development and execution of marketing and thought leadership campaigns
  • Submissions: Compile directory and award submissions.
  • Event coordination: Plan, create, and execute events with the support of the Events Manager.

WHO ARE THEY LOOKING FOR?

  • Language skills: Native-level fluency in French (both spoken and written) and proficiency in Dutch and English (All three languages will be tested, with additional written French testing)
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of comparable experience in the services industry, preferably in a professional services environment. Alternatively, an administrative profile (with minimum 2 years of experience) with a strong interest in communication and marketing (and a desire to develop in these areas). Experience in a law firm is a plus.
  • Writing skills: Excellent writing abilities with impeccable spelling.
  • Technical skills: Proficiency in Microsoft O365 tools, particularly PowerPoint.
  • Personal Traits: Proactive, calm under pressure (due to very short deadlines and urgent last-minute requests), well-organized, strong sense of document layout and with a keen eye for aesthetics.
  • Interpersonal skills: Strong communication skills and an outgoing personality.
  • Knowledge: Basic knowledge of law and interest in political and economic news are advantageous.

BENEFITS

  • An attractive package: Competitive salary based on a 39-hour work week with teleworking options (2-3 days/week).
  • Training: Onboarding training (for optimal integration) and continuous professional development opportunities.
  • CSR engagement: Be part of a company committed to Corporate Social Responsibility. Our client has received the silver label by Ecovadis and supports various voluntary initiatives (related to CSR, Green, Well-being, Diversity & Inclusion) to drive progress and change within the company. So, you can become a true CSR entrepreneur within the company.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • First interview: Initial qualification interview with bMonkeys
  • Online technical tests
  • On-site meeting: In-person meeting with the client’s recruitment manager, operations manager and team leader

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