Business Development Officer

Business Development Officer

ALTIUS is an independent Belgian law firm based in Brussels (Tour & Taxis). ALTIUS currently has 65 lawyers and 25 staff members. We are a full-service law firm and our clients are mainly large foreign or Belgian companies. At ALTIUS, we do legal differently. Going the extra mile and challenging the status quo is the way we work with every colleague, client and business partner. We are looking for candidates who are motivated to go the extra mile, are open minded, deliver quality and are not afraid to challenge and be challenged. To strengthen our Business Development & Marketing team, we are currently looking for a Business Development Officer.

Job description

As Business Development Officer, your main responsibility will be to promote ALTIUS amongst existing clients and prospects, increase our visibility on the market and create opportunities with the objective to grow our client portfolio.

The job includes amongst others the following tasks:

  • You support the partners by drafting pitches and client presentations. You follow-up on the feedback, results and launch initiatives in order to increase the results;
  • Based on your analysis of the market, sectors, clients, prospects and trends, you prepare business development initiatives with prospects and clients;
  • In collaboration with the partners, you prepare and implement business development plans with the objective to generate revenue and market growth;
  • You ensure that the deadlines for the submissions of the legal directory rankings are respected by drafting and finalising the submissions. You update and communicate on the rankings and awards afterwards;
  • You centralise the firm’s credentials, clients’ references and the memberships in international networks;
  • You support cross-selling opportunities, by analysing clients’ needs and sharing expertise internally.

Your profile

  • You hold a Master degree within marketing, business management, economy or any other related studies;
  • You have a first experience in a business development role, ideally within a professional services environment;
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English;
  • You have good knowledge of MS Office and have an interest in new technologies;
  • You are able to combine business acumen and analytical skills;
  • You possess excellent communication skills, both spoken and written, and prefer a pragmatic and hands-on approach;
  • You have a positive mindset and  a can-do attitude;
  • You are eager to learn, proactive and show initiative;
  • You are an open and enthusiastic team player and highly motivated;
  • You are not afraid to speak your mind and have shown your entrepreneurial spirit in the past.

Our offer

  • A challenging position with a wide variety of tasks, opportunities to learn and grow in the function and plenty of internal and external contacts in a renowned law firm;
  • An open-minded work environment that gives you room to propose new initiatives;
  • A newly refurbished office in the magnificent Royal Depot building on the Tour & Taxis site – easily accessible by car and by train from Gare du Nord (1,5 km). A shuttle bus to and from the train station is available free of charge every 5 minutes;
  • Opportunities to attend (internal) training, workshops and incentive activities;
  • The possibility to participate in all kind of activities (ALTIUS weekend, drinks, well-being sessions, sport activities, …);
  • A competitive and attractive financial compensation.

Brussels Finest Lawyers

At ALTIUS, we look at your business from two different angles: legal
practice and industry sector. Our teams of specialised lawyers are
additionally grouped into dedicated, cross-specialty, industry-focused
teams. Whether you are looking for a dedicated legal specialist or a
team of industry insiders, at ALTIUS, we got your legal issue covered.