Marketing Manager (maternity cover - 10 month FTC)

Job Reference: 000172

Location: London

Closing Date: 27/05/2022

Job Start Date: Not Specified

Salary: Excellent remuneration and benefits package

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract - Full Time

Practice Group / Department: Marketing

Hours of work: 35

We are a leading European intellectual property firm, acting for many of the world’s most innovative and successful companies. Our specialist teams are led by practitioners who have been at the forefront of the industry for years, acting in landmark cases before the EPO and the national courts of Europe.

We hire talented and passionate people who think creatively and enjoy a challenge. Working collaboratively, we share our knowledge and experience across teams, actively learning from each other in a friendly and sociable environment. 

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Diversity of thought is vital to our business; it’s how we approach challenges differently and offer our clients creative and original solutions.  Through our work with organisations such as IP Inclusive, Stonewall and Business in the Community via the Race at Work Charter, we are putting the right steps in place to make sure that all our people feel supported and empowered to be themselves Further information on our commitment to diversity and inclusion is available on our website.

A healthy work/life balance is very important to us and we run regular wellbeing events in addition to the large number of clubs and social activities that are available to everyone at the firm.  We are also enthusiastic supporters of our local community through partnerships with the Social Mobility Foundation and Holborn Community Association. 

What you can expect as Marketing Manager
As a member of our support team, the Marketing Manager has a key role in making sure that C&R partners and fee earners have the very best support and resources when it comes to marketing themselves and the firm. 

The Role
Reporting to the Director of Marketing & BD, you are responsible for delivery of a range of marketing support services, including:
•    Line management of junior team members (currently 1 Design & Digital Executive) 
•    Management of the day to day running of the marketing department including being the first point of contact for queries, delegating incoming tasks to the wider team as appropriate and ensuring delivery against business requirements
•    Overseeing the design and production of marketing collateral promoting our firm credentials and key services
•    Coordinating Client Relationship Management activities, including database (Introhive) user training, analysis and reporting, as well as e-marketing and direct to client communications (via Vuture) 
•    Managing events and webinars on behalf of practice groups, including promotion, set up and follow up, reporting & support for fee earners in developing future topics
•    Managing website content so that the C&R website is accurate, relevant and presents a consistent profile to clients and prospective employees
•    Manage marketing related content on the firm’s intranet site (CRESS)
•    Co-ordination of content for briefing notes and other forms of thought leadership for distribution to clients and & engagement in editorial with the editorial board to further develop content strategy with the marketing team
•    Regular monitoring and reporting on market intelligence, both with respect to C&R clients, our competitors and sector/market trends
•    On-going support for social media activity encompassing Twitter and LinkedIn including training, reporting and guidance to inform the overall strategy
•    Production of business development support materials, as required including RFP responses and supporting information 
•    Supporting the internal communications of the firm
•    Representing the marketing department as the CSR board meetings and ensuring appropriate comms support and advice is provided to the group for internal and external communications. 
•    Administrative tasks and supporting the function, as appropriate

What we are looking for
You will be self-motivated, with an analytical mind, strong attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure (from time to time).  You will enjoy interfacing with a diverse range of people and have the ability to deliver on brief.  Establishing credibility and rapport with the firm’s partners is something you will relish, and you will have good judgement.  You are passionate about helping to create a dynamic and high performing marketing team.

Skills & Experience 
•    Significant experience in marketing, communications or business development related roles, within a professional services environment
•    Strong verbal communication skills backed up by a good knowledge of grammar and a fluent writing style
•    Fully conversant with Microsoft Office
•    Experience using  e-marketing & database programmes
•    Experience with a partnership based business or similar will be a distinct advantage
•    A professional marketing qualification desirable but not essential

We are proud of our inclusive culture where individual differences are celebrated, and we are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and job applicants. We do not tolerate discrimination either directly or indirectly on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, pregnancy and maternity, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Our approach is embodied in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy, as well as our diversity and inclusion programmes.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.