Head of BD & Marketing

Weil (Managed by Seldon Rosser)
Hong Kong

5 March 2021

  • Seat on the leadership group
  • Highly commercial role
  • Market & Client facing

Founded in 1931, Weil has provided legal services to the largest public companies, private equity firms and financial institutions for the past 90 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters.

Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices around the world, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing us to bring the right mix of firm-wide skill and local-market presence to deliver the coordinated legal advice necessary to help our clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives.

Their Hong Kong office advises clients on matters across the entire Asia-Pacific region, including China, India, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, South-East Asia and Australia/New Zealand.

They are now seeking to appoint a Head of BD & Marketing for their Asia Pacific offices, based in Hong Kong. You will work directly with Tim Gardner, Managing Partner and join the leadership team of partners who work across the Firm in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. The role will function as a strategic business partner to the Firm and will focus on a range of business winning activities including strategic BD, client development and brand profile raising initiatives. The role manages a BD Executive.

About You

You will ideally have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a business development role preferably gained within a professional services environment. A knowledge of the Private Equity and M&A markets is also desirable. In addition you will also have

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in marketing, communication, business or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities and take initiative to lead projects
  • Deep understanding of the local/regional market for legal services and competitive landscape
  • Strong presentation skills and demonstrated ability to present to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Native-level English language skills (spoken and written)

For a detailed prospectus on this opportunity and a Q&A with Managing Partner Tim Gardner or to find out more or apply for this role please email Graham Seldon or call on +61 433 152 888.

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