Group Marketing and Business Development Manager

Employer
Watson Woodhouse Solicitors
Location
County Durham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Nov 2020

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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A fantastic opportunity for a Group Marketing & Business Development Manager to join the Middlesbrough office of Watson Woodhouse law firm. In this newly-created role, the Group Marketing & Business Development Manager will provide support to the two group law firms; Watson Woodhouse & Macks Solicitors. Whilst based at Watson Woodhouse in Middlesbrough the Group Marketing and Business Development Manager will work across multiple locations and offices and across the full spectrum of marketing activities. The Group Marketing and Business Development Manager will be responsible for managing a business support team as well as a marketing team and will report to the CEO.

Role Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Degree Educated
A professional marketing qualification is desirable (CIM, IDM, DMI)
PREFERRED SKILLS

Management & Leadership
Process and Data Driven
Database Management
Digital and integrated Marketing
Strategy & Planning
Tactics Execution
Role Responsibilities

Manage a team of marketers and business support staff
Manage Marketing and Business Development budgets in line with ROI across all areas
Source and manage relationships with external agencies in support of the marketing and business development function
Coordinate and produce RFP responses and pitch materials
Align marketing activity to the business's strategic goals, create and manage a strategic marketing plan and deliver key objectives
Create, manage, edit, revise and proof marketing materials
Develop the firm's client targeting efforts and support regional cross-sell initiatives
Manage and direct all PR including recommending community involvement and charitable contributions.
Develop, improve and maintain the firm's image with clients, press, staff and partners.
Assists staff member in the manifestation of the firm image across all client touchpoints
Maintain and manage marketing supplies/brochures as needed for the offices
Coordinate strategic and logistical tasks associated with marketing events
Respond to marketing requests for information, logos, pictures and general marketing collateral
Serve as the primary Marketing Department contact for the offices and collaborate as appropriate with solicitors, heads of department and stakeholders
Developing new opportunities for growth in new sectors for the firm fully exploring and capturing future opportunities
Develop understanding of the customer lifecycle throughout the business within the marketing team and across all departments ensuring all opportunities for growth with current customers are maximised
Develop initiatives to ensure current relationships with clients are maintained and maximised
Implement, maintain, and manage a CRM system of current, former, and potential clients to receive newsletters, announcements, client surveys and other promotional materials
Track outputs and use regular KPI reporting across all Marketing and Business Development areas
Report to CEO on performance, delivery, strategy, market trends and KPI's
Manage client records and maximise relationships and marketing opportunities
Manage all group internal coms, develop and maintain the intranet system
Display strong marketing management skills across websites, social, digital advertising as well as traditional marketing ensuing an omni-channel brand presence and seamless integration across marketing channels
Provide marketing support to satellite offices enabling their growth in the market place
Create and maintain processes and structured ways of working within the department and wider business
Company

For over 30 years, our lawyers at Watson Woodhouse Solicitors have been providing outstanding legal support to our clients. We offer advice on a broad range of legal matters. We are one of only a small number of firms in the North East to hold the prestigious VHCC accreditation. This allows us to work with large and complex cases.

At Watson Woodhouse, our aim is to build trusting, long-lasting relationships with our clients, so you think of us whenever you have a legal issue.

Why should you apply?

• To join a fantastic company

• To become part of an excellent team

• To further your career

If you're the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

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