Skip to main content

Business Development & Marketing Manager – Sustainability & Responsible Business

Employer
White & Case
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

View more

Vacancy Type
Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Business development
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

Are you ready to make your mark as part of our Business Development Team? Then you’ve come to the right place. At White & Case, we’ll support you, give you responsibility and welcome you as an integral member of our diverse, international team from day one.

The Global Sustainability & Responsible Business Manager will oversee marketing and business development for the newly merged ESG, Environmental, and Business & Human Rights Groups. This role identifies opportunities in corporate governance and compliance, monitors global regulatory responses to the ESG agenda, and assesses their impact on clients.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Global Sustainability & Responsible Business Heads in Houston and London, the Senior BD & Marketing Manager, and senior members of the global BD & Marketing and Environmental Sustainability teams.

Firm Summary

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers and staff operating from more than 47 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work.

It’s not just about our global network of offices and shared services centers; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Key Responsibilities

Business Development and Client Management

•    Supporting the development of market-focussed initiatives for the Sustainability & Responsible Business group, collaborating with recent ESG-focussed lateral partners
•    Providing input for client requests and pitches with a Sustainability & Responsible Business component, working closely with global BD
•    Project managing client requests for information on the Firm’s sustainability record and other areas of client interest

Marketing and Profile Raising

•    Managing website content for the Sustainability & Responsible Business Group
•    Supporting the global directories process and awards submissions focussed on Sustainability & Responsible Business
•    Providing support and information for global events with a Sustainability & Responsible Business focus

Team Infrastructure and Administration

•    Supporting Global Sustainability & Responsible Business Heads by coordinating monthly Core Team and bi-monthly Wider Team meetings
•    Providing administrative support, including producing Fortnightly Updates, and maintaining BD collateral and the Firm Sustainability tracker
•    Preparing reports and responding to requests from Firm management

Qualifications and skills

•    The ideal candidate will be degree-qualified, with 5+ years experience working ideally in BD for a law or other professional services firm
•    Ability to learn and build on knowledge of complex projects, markets, and structures
•    Highly organised with excellent attention to detail and the ability to produce high-quality work
•    Effective multi-tasking, prioritisation, and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
•    Strong work ethic, professionalism, and sense of responsibility, with sound analytical and decision-making skills
•    Team player with the ability to work independently, engage and build strong relationships, and gain the confidence of colleagues at all levels
•    Experience working with a CRM, ideally InterAction, and understanding of basic business development principles
•    Ability to coordinate projects and teams across time zones, with an acute awareness of cultural sensitivities

What We Offer

When you join us, you’ll be working directly with partners, business leaders and many other inspiring colleagues across our global network of offices. We live by our values—to be pioneering, united and human—and we believe that you’ll experience them from your first day. We will give you the support and development opportunities that will help you achieve your potential.

We believe that consistent high performance merits reward and support. Our compensation package reflects your calibre as a business development professional, and our benefits are designed to support your changing needs and priorities across different life stages.

About White & Case

We are a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.  

Location and Reporting

This role is based in our London office. This role reports to the Director of Clients and Industries.

Our standard office hours are 09:30-18:00, with a current requirement for 3 days in the office per week.

Firm Benefits

We offer a flexible range of benefits, services and programmes designed to help support your lifestyle requirements. Some of the benefits currently available include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan with matched employer contribution up to 7.5%
  • Yearly wellbeing fund
  • Income protection
  • Holiday purchase
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Private GP services
  • Travel insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Cycle to work
  • Holiday purchase (available during annual enrolment)

Equal Opportunity Statement

White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm’s policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.

If you require assistance and/or accommodation to participate in our application and/or interview process, please email the recruiting contact listed for the relevant position. We are a Disability Confident (Committed) Employer. We will be happy to work with you.

Note to recruitment agencies: Our internal Recruitment team are responsible for all end-to-end lateral recruitment processes. All agencies must sign White & Case terms of business, which are office specific. Candidates submitted by an agency without terms of business agreed with the appropriate office, and/or outside of our online application tracking system, will not be considered a formal introduction.

Any applications and CVs sent directly to White & Case Partners and employees will not be accepted as formal introductions. If you have any questions, please contact the London Recruitment team. 

When engaging with agencies, we are supported by our preferred suppliers.

Company

White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be.

With lawyers operating from more than 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work. 

It’s not just about our global network of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people.

Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 7532 1000
Location
5 Old Broad Street
London
EC2N 1DW
GB

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert