Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 170 partners and 1000 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East.  Our global footprint is further enhanced by our strategic partnership with Interlaw which works to facilitate our management of multi-jurisdictional matters.  We have leading practices in Corporate, Litigation, Tax, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Private Wealth. 

We've always been proud of our natural commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and value the variety of our partnership.  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. Our strategic direction is shaped by a desire to grow our business in a way that is responsible and sustainable and has the principles of ESG at its core, guiding the way we operate firmwide.

Where you will work

Reporting to and working with the Senior Business Development Manager responsible for the overall responsible business offering of the firm and driving forward the initiatives and marketing and business development plans for contentious and non-contentious construction, health and social care, life sciences, senior living, education, planning and energy and sustainability teams.  This role will suit an enthusiastic, creative and organised individual looking to develop broad marketing and business development skills. Part of a 32 person Marketing team across firm's offices.

What you will be doing

  • Business development: Develop an understanding of the clients of the firm and the markets in which the firm operates; apply that knowhow to help the business to win new work from new and existing clients.
  • Marketing strategy: Help devise and implement the marketing plans working closely with the partners and other fee earners across offices and specialisms.
  • Marketing communications and campaign management: To take a lead role in executing new initiatives and campaigns including producing digital and printed materials, and thought leadership following the firm's house style and promoting content through traditional and digital channels including podcasts, video, webinars and social media.
  • Event management: Plan, manage and attend events, conferences, webinars and seminars as part of the firm's marketing and BD campaigns.
  • PR and social media: Assist with press releases and implementing social media strategies; making amendments to the website and internal news intranet.
  • Bids: Input into bids, pitches and capability statements for clients and targets including compiling and drafting track record and other information on the firm.
  • Legal directories: Coordination of the legal directory submissions and interviews.
  • Administration: Budget, diary, travel and expenses management.

What you will need

  • Good oral and written communication skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • A desire to learn about new sectors and businesses to support business development.
  • A strong team player; ready to help colleagues.
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines under pressure; ability to use initiative and work with limited supervision, with a positive, proactive attitude.
  • Flexibility to work outside of offices hours particularly when running events.
  • Excellent IT skills and competency, and an interest in digital / social media.
  • 12-18 months marketing experience in a professional services or equivalent B2B environment.
  • CIM qualifications or a desire to study towards CIM or equivalent.

Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and values equity, diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.