Marketing Assistant

Trowers & Hamlins
London (Central), London (Greater)
25 Apr 2019
23 May 2019
Marketing Disciplines
Industry Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.

Job Description

Key responsibilities: Reporting to and working with the Business Development Manager responsible for the Construction and Contentious Construction departments, Health and Social Care sector as well as wider cross-departmental real estate groups as and when they arise. Part of a 24 person Marketing team based across London, Birmingham and Dubai.

Event management: Planning, managing and attending internal and external events, conferences and client seminars for the practice areas to raise their profile in their sectors.

Marketing planning: Help draft and implement the marketing plans and budgets for your practice areas. Play a key influencing role with partners regarding marketing issues and projects and take a lead role in executing new ideas and existing initiatives.

Marketing communications: Managing and producing marketing literature (both online and in hard copy) for your practice areas in accordance with firm procedures and house style.

Business development: Business development research and targeting support of prospective and existing clients.

Social media and content generation: Assisting with content generation for social media channels, implementing social media strategies and making amendments to the external website and internal news intranet.

Pitches: Managing the competition of capability statements for clients and targets as well as assisting with formal responses to ITTs. Compiling and drafting information such as track record.

General practice management: Dealing with enquiries from partners and fee earners on a day-to-day basis including department marketing meetings.

Personal attributes, skills and experience:

  • 12-18 months marketing experience in a professional services environment (essential)
  • Experience in a law firm (desirable)
  • Experience and understanding Construction and Health and Social Care (desirable)
  • CIM qualifications or a desire to study them (desirable)
  • Good oral and written communication skills with commitment to quality, a high attention to detail
  • Ability to use initiative and work with limited supervision, with a positive/ proactive approach
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines under pressure
  • A strong team player, ready to help colleagues
  • Well presented with a polite professional manner
  • Flexible and committed
  • Willing to work outside of offices hours particularly when running events
  • Willing to travel in the UK when required
  • Excellent IT skills (including MS Office)

Additional Information

As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.

Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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