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The purpose of this role is to provide efficient and effective support for marketing and BD events, and assist all stages of the marketing processes at HCR. The role is crucial in underpinning the marketing operation of the firm.

The role

  • Attending and hosting events - This includes working with Marketing Business Partners (MBPs) and internal stakeholders to set up and prepare the event location, welcoming guests on arrival and issuing name badges
  • Managing firm wide kit resources – Maintaining a record of all items of kit and resources for events, liaising with MBPs, Marketing Leads (MLs) and other internal stakeholders for event requirements and delivery of event items, ensuring all kit requirements are met on time, kit is returned and stored appropriately
  • Support the delivery of marketing activity - For example, uploading website or intranet content, supporting events, reconciling the job tracker, organising photo shoots, basic proof reading (checking contact details etc), obtaining information for business cards, inputting and reporting on feedback forms
  • Administration - This includes emails, relaying messages, filing, typing, dealing with the post, buying items, business cards, sourcing promotional merchandise etc.
  • Leading on marketing purchasing and invoicing processes - This includes requesting purchase order numbers for marketing events and initiatives, communicating with suppliers, tracking invoices against POs for authorisation, problem solving issues, handling regular billings.

About you

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent organisation skills – you will be juggling a lot of balls
  • Tenacity – you will need to take responsibility to ensure tasks are completed and this may involve chasing others for input
  • Excellent eye for detail and a passion for delivering quality outcomes
  • Excellent administration skills, e.g. using Microsoft programmes effectively
  • Able to build relationships at all levels and with external suppliers
  • Confident demeanour
  • Experience in a similar role at a similar level would be really useful. Alternatively, candidates with the right behavioural attributes and a willingness to learn the role would be considered.
  • Occasional travel to other offices and events will be required - Driving licence with access to a vehicle is essential.

About Us

Benefits of working with us:

  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Happy People / Perks at Work benefits portal
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 1/3 gym membership contribution
  • Flu vaccinations

Is HCR the smart move for you?

HCR suits people who love a challenge and want to work in an environment where careers thrive on the back of hard work and personal merit. Our people enjoy feeling part of something bigger than themselves, and whilst our clients drive our development, it is our people who bring their energy, enthusiasm, and entrepreneurial mindsets together to solve problems and help our clients succeed.

Why HCR people love their jobs

Our people tell us they enjoy working on good quality, interesting matters from a wide variety of our clients, because they get the experience they want to develop their careers. We will give you responsibility early, the mandate to make things happen and we’ll back your good ideas. Our “Passion for People” lives and breathes every day throughout the firm as our peoples’ energy and sense of fun create a warm environment in which to thrive.

What career progression will HCR offer you?

HCR’s growth constantly creates opportunities for people who want to go places and make a difference, your career plan can become part of our growth plan. At HCR you can expect to work with friendly, energetic, ambitious people, who love getting stuck into a client problem, and enjoy celebrating a good outcome. Our people value the sense of community provided by the individual personality of each office and the collegiate approach across all our service and sector teams.

What does HCR believe, achieve and stand for?

As a Times Best Law firm, among the UK Top 60, we provide the full range of services that you would expect to organisations, business leaders and individuals. However, in our mission to give everyone the opportunity to experience a different kind of legal service we take an entrepreneurial approach. We’re flexible and responsive to the needs of our clients, delivering the best outcomes for them. We have more than 800 lawyers and support staff, including more than 150 partners, and have been awarded the Law Society’s Lexcel quality mark in recognition of our compliance and client care standards.

With ten offices in England and Wales our well-established presence stretches from west to east, ensuring clients can access a full-service legal offering no matter where they’re located. We’ve expanded significantly in Birmingham, Cardiff and the Thames Valley, and our merger with Hewitsons resulted in a full service regional hub being established in the heart of the Waterside innovation area centre of Northampton. Our London and Cambridge continue to grow apace.

With solid connections in the communities we work in, and a track record of delivering legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the areas we base ourselves in, our clients continue to value our approach to providing legal advice, in the way they need, when they need it.

As HCR is an equal opportunities employer, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them. We want to attract a diverse and ambitious workforce that reflects all backgrounds and skills to create a workplace that is supportive and inclusive, recognises and nurtures talent, and which works together to achieve the best outcome for our clients.