Clients and Markets Executive - BDO

BDO is one of the world’s leading accountancy and advisory organisations.  We have clients of all types and sizes, in every sector, but that’s only part of the story!

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realise your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognise and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Company BDO
Location Beaux Lane House Mercer Street Lower Dublin 2
Apply by 10 May 2019
Position / Title Clients and Markets Executive
Department Clients & Markets
Reporting to Clients & Markets Director
Contract Type Full Time, permanent
How To Apply Applications should be made online: 

https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=BDO2&cws=58&rid=364

This is an exciting opportunity to join the BDO Ireland Clients and Markets team based in our Dublin offices. The successful candidate will develop and manage integrated marketing and communications programmes for BDO Ireland, supporting the firm’s new five year strategy.

The successful candidate will help raise awareness of the BDO brand and core services, drive client engagement, and promote our employer values and skills requirements to candidates and employees. Utilising a range of Marketing and Communications tactics including Content Marketing, Events, Social Media, Advertising, Research and Employee Communications, you will provide an integrated marketing and approach that aligns to the business priorities.

An experienced marketing professional, ideally with previous experience working in a professional services firm. The role desires a highly organised, self-starter with experience in developing and executing both traditional (events, sponsorships, conferences) and digitally-enabled tactics, as part of content-based marketing campaigns.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support business growth through effective, targeted marketing and communications activity that promotes BDO Ireland and its capabilities to existing and prospective clients
  • Design and delivery of events, from round tables to larger corporate events
  • Curate and create content that showcases the best of our people, work and culture; such as blogs, testimonials and videos
  • Monitor latest industry trends and competitor activity
  • Track marketing performance and campaign results
  • Manage budget and resources where applicable
  • Manage external stakeholder relationships such as suppliers and creative agencies
  • Support the design and delivery of pitch/tender documents and the coordination of the process cross-departments
  • Contribute to the quality of our pitch/proposal documents and collateral and maintain up to date templates, including those produced by BDO Global   
  • Assist sector teams with developing their targeting strategy
  • Work closely with internal teams and departments, external creative and media agencies as well as UK and global colleagues
  • Analyse, evaluate, plan and execute both existing and potential marketing activities and strategies whilst developing benchmark criteria to measure efficiency and effectiveness of marketing programmes.

Experience and skills required:

  • At least 3 years professional marketing and communications experience, ideally in professional services or financial services
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Ability to drive content creation and review, understanding how to write for different channels and audiences e.g. clients, candidates and employees
  • Resourceful approach to problem solving and ability to propose creative solutions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong written English and verbal skills
  • Ability to build credibility with a large network of key stakeholders, including highest levels of leadership
  • Experienced in the creation and delivery of marketing strategies ideally within a professional services organisation

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