Prize and Awards Business Development, Partnerships and Communications Content Specialist
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Spiller as Prize and Awards Business Development, Partnerships and Communications Content Specialist effective 12 September 2019. Emily is a commercially-minded, insight led business development management professional with 8 years’ experience spanning the legal industry.
Over the last 4 years at Bird and Bird Corporate Lawyers, a leading international law firm specialising in digital technology, Emily has risen through the ranks to become International Corporate Business Development Manager where she manages the marketing and business development for the International Corporate Practice Group, across 30 global offices to develop and manage BD initiatives in Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Equity Capital Markets.
Among the many strings to her bow she develops creative strategies to reach wider targets, managing large budgets to closely monitor R.O.I. and has delivered a new level of excellence and best practice to events resulting in record-breaking attendance at their flagship events.
She developed and executed BD and marketing strategies to position, and maintain, the Tech & Comms Sector Group as market leaders and built evolving marketing campaigns to build brand awareness and capitalise on new business opportunity, acting as ambassador for the sector and wider firm at conferences.
Prior to that at Slaughter and May a multi-national law firm she was responsible for the research and structuring of compelling pitch documents to secure new business from potential and existing clients and taking a pro-active approach to ensure online client research, competitor analysis and industry/sector information was included as part of any pitch strategy.
Prior to that as English teacher at LSI Professional after completing her CELTA course she was the only student offered a paid teaching role at the school where according to her individual and progressive teaching style she delivered stimulating lessons to students with varying ability using innovative online sources (ranging from gaming, films and social media) and creating a trusting, enthusiastic atmosphere through sensitivity to students’ individual learning aptitudes.
As Company information officer at Stephenson Harwood LLP another leading international law firm, she assisted with the rebrand of the intranet and was solely responsible for the design, creation and management of several high traffic international initiatives.
Emily started her career working in corporate hospitality at the FMC at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the 2011 championships.
Emily holds the following qualifications:
Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course with Commendation, University of Law, Guildford
Legal Practice Course, Commendation, University of Law, Guildford
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) 2.1 in Education Studies, University of Exeter
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, (CELTA) Cambridge English Language Assessment
The Future Marketing Manager, PMForum
Corporate Responsibility – Volunteering to review CVs and host mock interviews for ambitious students at a local secondary school in an underprivileged borough of London.
Street Law – pro bono scheme informing teenagers about legal and social implications of alcohol, drugs and AntiSocial Behaviour Orders, alongside advising students on how to stay focused on their education.
Exeter University – Student Associate Scheme – Awarded a place in a highly competitive scheme funded by the Open University and run by the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Received a government bursary to complete a training programme and portfolio of different teaching techniques.
The valued skills set that Emily brings to Treasure Earth complements the existing team perfectly and will contribute significantly to the campaigning success of the Prize Campaigns and Awards and the Treasure Earth challenge addressing major global challenges of the 21st century in areas of peace, climate, CSR and humanitarian care.