Marketing and Business Development Assistant Newcastle 2024

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DEADLINE 20th March 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne

We're Norton Rose Fulbright - a global law firm with over 50 offices and 7,000 employees worldwide.

We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service.

As well as the relevant skills and experience, we're looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. To attract the best people, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole selves to work, have a sense of belonging, and realize their full career potential. We value difference and actively promote a culture of respect for each individual, encouraging and creating inclusion.

Our new hybrid working model allows our people to have more flexibility in the way they choose to work from both the office and a remote location, while continuing to deliver the highest standards of service. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies and provide access to programmes and services aimed at nurturing our people’s health and overall wellbeing.

Our Newcastle office is currently recruiting for a Marketing & Business Development Assistant. As well as the relevant skills and experience, we're looking for people who are innovative, commercial and value the work that they do. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and believe diversity drives innovation, so we're building a culture where difference is valued.

The role

This role operates in a busy MBD team, which supports the wider Marketing & Business Development function in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, driving and supporting marketing activities in the areas of email marketing, bids and credentials, internal communications, CRM database maintenance, legal directories submissions, social media and maintaining our intranet and external website.

The role will involve direct liaison with lawyers and business services teams and you will report into the Newcastle MBD Team Lead. Comprehensive training will be provided but some experience in a professional environment, digital publishing and using a content management system (CMS) will be an advantage. Above all, motivation to learn, enthusiasm and a genuine desire to develop a career in marketing and business development are essential.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting and implementing MBD activity for the practices and sectors.
  • Assisting with the creation of website, email marketing and social media requests.
  • Working directly with the relevant Marketing and Business Development team to agree approach, process and delivery of work.
  • Completing wrap up processes to ensure content is added to or updated in our central management systems.
  • Drafting and editing copy in commercially appropriate language, maintaining at all times a high level of attention to detail.
  • Consistently meeting both internal and external deadlines.
  • Acting as a key point of contact and ambassador for the team with the wider business, MBD and other key stakeholders.
  • Establishing a close and effective relationship with colleagues and teams across all EMEA offices the business.

Skills and experience required

  • A graduate degree
  • Experience of working in a fast paced professional environment preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and problem solver
  • Strong client focus and ability to demonstrate commitment to outstanding service delivery
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work either autonomously, co-operatively or with direction, to ensure deadlines are met
  • Proven planning skills and the ability to manage own workload and prioritise workloads effectively
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in work processes; ability to identify areas in need of improvement and suggest new methods where appropriate
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and interpersonal skills and ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Flexible approach to working hours and tasks assigned
  • Excellent personal presentation, articulate and professional
  • Positive, committed and prepared to use initiative and learn
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office products

Benefits

Our clients come first and whilst we have a high performance culture and work hard as a team, in return we offer range of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days hols + Bank hols - Buy up to 5 days
  • GP Service
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Flexible working

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

To attract the best people, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole selves to work, have a sense of belonging, and realize their full career potential.

Our new enabled work model allows our people to have more flexibility in the way they choose to work from both the office and a remote location, while continuing to deliver the highest standards of service. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies and provide access to programmes and services aimed at nurturing our people’s health and overall wellbeing. Find more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams. We strive to create an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. 

DEADLINE 20th March 2024