Business Development & Marketing Assistant- US Law Firm

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  • Salary : £30,000 - £35,000

A great opportunity with a global US law firm in Central London has arisen for a Marketing & Business Development Assistant to join on of their highly successful BD & Marketing Team. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a keen interest in pursuing a career marketing / business development career within a leading law firm. You will be degree educated and ossess 6 to 12 months’ experience of working within a supportive role, preferably with a marketing or BD focus, within a law firm or professional services environment.


Reporting into the Senior BD Manager, the Marketing & Business Development Assistant will provide marketing and business development support across all London practice groups on a range of marketing and business development activities.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm, with the firm offering a hybrid working structure currently working 3 days in the office, 2 from home – a salary of up to £35,000 is on offer plus fantastic benefits


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the preparation, co-ordination and delivery of pitches, panels and capability statements to tight deadlines
  • Assisting in the follow-up of BD and marketing opportunities and updating pipeline/reporting accordingly
  • Fielding requests for sources of information to support pitches across the business
  • Proactively identifying and monitoring the progress of potential matters and credentials for internal or external promotion in order to regularly feed into directories, website, internal newsletter
  • Supporting the Marketing & Business Development Manager with various account management tasks
  • Working alongside fee earners and personal assistants to draft initial legal directory and awards submissions
  • Co-ordinating the approval and distribution of briefings and articles, including proofing, style checks, creation of ebriefings in Vuture and the scheduling of their distribution to relevant audiences alongside Knowledge Management, the Design team, and personal assistants
  • Supporting the delivery and promotion of webinars and face-to-face events (which may include working outside of normal working hours)
  • Maintaining stocks of marketing collateral, organising for reprints and making minor updates where required, as well as ensuring updated documents (including CVs) are uploaded to the web
  • Providing support on key sponsorships and other external marketing opportunities
  • Assisting with Marketing & BD department projects


Key Skills & Experience Required

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in Marketing, Business, English, Law or other relevant subject
  • Possess a minimum of six months’ relevant experience gained within a professional services organisation, preferably legal
  • Excellent written skills with good attention to detail
  • Team player and strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong IT skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  Knowledge of content management and CRM (InterAction) systems advantageous
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks to deadline
  • Resourceful, able to use own initiative to find answers to queries