Marketing Coordinator - Financial Services

Better Placed
England,London,City of London
£30000 - £35000 per annum
12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Lucy Butterfield
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing and Business Development Coordinator, Financial Services

Fixed term contract - 12 month contract

£30k - £35k per annum

Central London

My client is an international commercial law firm, seeking a talented Marketing and Business Coordinator to cover a period of maternity leave.

The successful person will join a friendly team within the firm's financial services practice across EMEA, and will interact across all levels of the firm, from the administrative team to senior lawyers.

This is a delivery-focused role, supporting the execution of marketing, business development and communication efforts within their financial services practice.

Key responsibilities:

* Assembling pitches and presentation and tracking of all activities with minimal supervision.
* Conducting various research projects used for business development efforts, such as pursuit lists, industry and competitor research.
* Supporting the implementation of practice group plans and business development activities beyond pitches, such as client targeting initiatives.
* Updating and maintaining credentials and assisting in the creation of new credentials where appropriate.
* Updating and maintaining the lawyer bios and rankings on the website and internal systems.
* Championing best practice and use of the firm-wide experience database, ensuring this is maintained and updated at all times.
* Producing client communications and collateral, including legal updates, announcements, newsletters, specific thought leadership campaigns.
* Assisting with general website updates and maintenance, plus social media communications across LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook as appropriate.
* Ownership of marketing and sales collateral
* Coordinating legal directory submissions - e.g. Chambers and Legal 500 alongside the marketing and business development managers.
* Assisting with specific ad-hoc financial services awards submissions.
* Supporting the events manager in organising seminars, webinars, and conference sponsorships, including end-to-end logistics, invitations, materials and hospitality.
* Collecting and entering data into internal marketing database reports, including the pitch and proposal database, business development opportunities, CRM database research and reporting.

About you:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in Marketing, Communications or English.
* 2+ years' experience in a marketing-related role, preferably in a professional services or B2B business.
* Excellent project management, organisational and planning skills.
* The ability to prioritise multiple projects, meet deadlines and organise your workload effectively.
* An understanding of how marketing works in a law firm, including an understanding of then needs and expectations of lawyers and their clients.
* Strong copy-writing skills with high attention to detail.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and a polite, professional and positive manner.
* Discreet and able to maintain confidentiality.
* Collaborates well with others and contributes positively to a team.

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