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Client Development Senior Specialist

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Client Development Senior Specialist is an integral part of Latham’s Business Development team. This role will be responsible for supporting the firm's global client teams and working closely with the Director of Client Teams & Client Insight, the Business Development (“BD”) Manager of Client Engagement, and client team Relationship Advisors, as part of the strategic effort to grow the firm’s revenue whilst ensuring client satisfaction. This role will be located in our London office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of our client portfolio and taking an innovative approach to engaging with clients in order to deliver on strategic plans and ensure best-in-class service
  • Supporting the implementation of robust account plans for our priority clients
  • Building strong relationships with the client team Relationship Partners and BD Client Team Relationship Advisors to establish your role as a trusted advisor
  • Collaborating with Practice, Industry and Market leads to proactively support firm cross-selling initiatives and platform proliferation across client teams
  • Developing internal presentations, external relationship materials and client training requests

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess the ability to interact effectively with a range of seniorities
  • Enjoy collaborating in a team environment, as well as operating as a self-starter and working independently on projects
  • Can demonstrate excellent research, analytical skills and project management skills

And have:

  • Relevant experience supporting business development or marketing initiatives in a professional services firm
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, as well as the confidence to present and deliver under pressure
  • A Bachelor’s degree

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance
  • A pension plan
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.