An exciting junior opportunity has arisen in a leading legal firm that is looking for a Marketing Assistant to join their large marketing & BD team.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and working closely with a Senior Business Development Manager and Executive, this is a diverse and interesting role. The role holder will help draft and implement the marketing plans and budgets for different parts of the business working closely with partners and fee earners to take a lead role in executing new ideas, initiatives and thought leadership. From a communications perspective, you will manage and produce marketing literature, both online and in hard copy, and assist the PR Manager with press releases, liaising with journalists, implementing social media strategies and making amendments to the external website and internal news intranet. The Marketing Assistant will plan, manage and attend events, conferences and seminars and manage the firm's client party at the Royal Academy of Arts along with numerous smaller breakfasts. There will also be a business development element to the role including research and targeting support of prospective and existing clients and input into pitches and capability statements for clients and targets, compiling and drafting information such as track record and coordinating legal directory submissions. The successful candidate will also assist with administrative tasks including diary, travel and expenses management.
You will have previous marketing experience gained in a professional services environment to include time spent working in a in a law firm and either CIM qualifications or a desire to study for them. It is essential that the Marketing Assistant has good oral and written communication skills and the ability to use initiative whilst working with limited supervision. A positive and proactive approach, excellent IT skills, a strong team player mentality and a willingness to help colleagues whenever required are pre-requisite.
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