Developing the roles of marketing and BD secretaries, PAs and EAs

Posted on: November 26, 2019 Developing the roles of marketing and BD secretaries, PAs and EAs

The recent workshop on “The effective marketing and BD PA/Secretary” organised by Professional Marketing Forum (https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) was attended by delegates from law firms, accountancy practices, patent attorney and design firms. Developing the roles of marketing and BD secretaries, PAs and EAs was a key point of discussion.  Professional services marketing is different We covered the […]

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Marketing secretary and PA: Three roles where secretaries and PAs contribute to marketing and business development success

Posted on: November 7, 2017 Effective marketing PA/Secretary

At a recent PM Forum training course “Introduction to marketing and BD for PAs and secretaries” the delegates – from legal, accountancy, surveying, actuarial and technology firms – asked for a summary of the ways in which PAs and secretaries could contribute to marketing and business development success. Increasingly, technology has released secretaries and PAs […]

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Effective marketing Secretary: Seven reasons why secretaries make brilliant marketing and BD assistants

Posted on: October 24, 2017 Effective marketing PA/Secretary

One of the longest-running and most popular training courses at the Professional Marketing Forum (http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) is the effective marketing Secretary or PA. Whilst many people involved in marketing and BD in the professions have a marketing degree or professional marketing qualifications such as CIM and therefore understand the theory and practice of marketing and selling, secretaries […]

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Four questions from secretaries on marketing and business development: thought leadership, campaigns, social media and search engines

Posted on: November 12, 2015

I recently ran one of the regular “Introduction to marketing and business development for secretaries and assistants” sessions for PM Forum (see http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/) The delegates were split equally between those who worked within marketing and BD teams and those who supported a legal or accounting fee-earner. At the end of the session I asked them […]

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