Business Development Assistant – Brussels or Paris Office

We are looking for a new colleague to join our great EMEA BD team.

We offer the opportunity to work on a broad range of business and client development activities with colleagues all over Europe. The primary responsibility is to support Practice and Industry groups with: 

  • the implementation of Practice Group and Industry Group plans
  • research projects (e.g. client base research, market and industry research, etc.)
  • client relationship management initiatives (e.g. client feedback, client teams, etc.)
  • client outreach and the follow-up of thought leadership campaigns
  • maintaining standard material for pitches including lawyer biographies
  • the organization of client events
  • the legal directories process
  • the update of the website 

Desired skills and competencies:

  • Excellent command of Microsoft applications, internet research tools, and firm’s system tools
  • Strong administrative skills: e.g. accuracy, attention to detail, efficiency
  • Excellent command of English, any other European language is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Reliable, flexible
  • Professional ethic and manner – must demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm’s internal and personnel affairs
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly take on new knowledge and learn new tasks
  • Show initiative and bring new ideas
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to work under pressure, and to adhere to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and in team based environment
  • Previous experience in the professional services/consulting sector (Law firm) is an advantage
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience required

If you are looking for a position in an international environment where collegiality, collaboration, integrity, excellence, and transparency are the core values then please send your cover letter and CV to par-adminrecruit@cgsh.com or BruAdminRecruit@cgsh.com.

While we would like to respond to all applicants, we only contact those applicants we are interested in meeting.