This fast paced and dynamic legal firm is seeking a Marketing and Business Development Assistant to support the Marketing and Business Development team, helping lawyers win work from prospects, existing clients of the firm and intermediaries, and strengthening the brand in the key regions and markets in which they operate.
Due to the nature of the firm and team, this is a full mix marketing and business development role which would suit someone keen not to focus narrowly on either pitch production and lead generation or campaign management specifically.
The role is diverse and will include working on marketing campaigns, events, conferences, CRM, producing marketing materials and digital content, producing pitches and credentials information to secure new business. The role will provide a rich mix of experience with exposure to a wide range of service areas and special interest groups within the firm. You will be passionate therefore about a range of marketing and business development activities, and will enjoy variety in your role. You will be confident talking to a range of people from senior partners to new joiners to other law firm management professionals.
You will support on all aspects of marketing and business development activity to win work from new contacts, and from existing clients, working on key divisional campaigns and initiatives, and assist in tracking and coordinating of marketing and business development activity for the division, and also in the delivery of thriving internal associates networking programme and events.
Whilst the team is also supported by specialists in other marketing areas, the person in the role should be able to - in fact relish the chance to - turn their hand to the full marketing mix at times. This might mean coordinating an initiative that calls on the skills of the specialists above. You will understand trends in online marketing activity that will inform and improve planned activity, particularly in regard to campaigns and divisional communications themes.
You may be required to prepare pitch documents and assist the delivery of the legal directory submissions and also work on specific initiatives, to enhance the quality of information teams have access to and embed best practice wherever possible in the use of the CRM system InterAction. You will also assist in coordination of finance information and BD expenses administration, and provide general administrative support, for example, producing internal communications for quarterly divisional meetings, PowerPoint decks for the divisional management team, keeping budget and expenditure information up to date. You'll play an active role in the delivery of events, looking after guests and assisting generally in the event management process.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.
You'll be passionate, ambitious and enthusiastic about marketing with a keen interest in the focus areas of the firm and the issues clients are dealing with, be pro-active, adding creativity and generating ideas in your approach, be highly organised and happy to juggle lots projects at any time, be able to stay calm and work under pressure. Some experience working with professional services firms would be helpful, but is not essential.
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