BD & Marketing Executive

 

We are looking for a BD & Marketing Executive to join our BD & Marketing Team at Gill Jennings & Every.

As BD & Marketing Executive, you will play a key role in a small team, working with our CompTech, Advanced Engineering, Food & Drink, MedTech, BioPharma, Chemistry and Design attorneys, as well as many other project sub-teams. You will be developing and delivering the firm’s digital strategy and supporting the firms broader BD and marketing objectives. You will report directly to the BD & Marketing Manager and provide input into the firms brand development projects, working with external agencies to deliver creative briefs; coordinating and marketing corporate events; written collateral; social media; and website content updates. If you have an interest in intellectual property, prefer variety in your daily workload and enjoy working with switched on and friendly people, this is potentially the role for you.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please click the link here.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the BD & Marketing Manager to deliver email campaigns, including a GJE bulletin and themed content collections on behalf of the different sector groups. Including but not limited to, designing and testing emails, ensuring that email distribution lists and target pipelines are up to date, maintaining the CRM database and ensuring data integrity.
  • Uploading relevant content to the website, using WordPress. Ensuring the website content is up to date and providing key analytic insights into the website, including the use of Google Analytics.
  • Assisting with the research, coordination and promotion behind our client and prospect focused events, and GJE Expert Talk webinars. Including but not limited to, liaising with our support teams on logistics, putting together invitations and landing pages, putting together tailored content, and ensuring timely follow ups are conducted after an event.
  • Supporting our digital marketing initiatives on social media platforms by designing posts, implementing, monitoring and reporting on activities across LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.
  • Working directly with partners and associates in our various sector groups to provide administrative and research support.
  • Produce branded marketing collateral from one page PDFs to white papers, with the use of Adobe InDesign.
  • Developing and project managing marketing collateral and content for legal directories, award submissions, the website and client communications.
  • Working with the BD & Marketing Manager to identify new business opportunities, then conduct market research, develop the campaign, execute, and follow up.
  • Occasionally, assisting fee earners in developing new business through pitches, ensuring documentation is adhering to brand guidelines.
  • Providing administrative support for the BD & Marketing Manager.

The Person

Essential

  • Engaged, driven, and unflappable
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Very keen attention to detail
  • Strong literacy skills
  • Educated to degree level or CIM qualified
  • Experience of delivering events
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A working knowledge of HubSpot, including contact management and email editing
  • Prepared to work evenings very occasionally when events are taking place or when deadlines are to be met
  • Desire to work within a small team
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally gained within professional services

Advantageous

  • Experience using Adobe InDesign
  • A working knowledge of WordPress
  • Experienced in speaking with people at all levels of seniority, gaining their trust and confidence

About us

Gill Jennings & Every LLP (GJE) is one of the UK’s leading intellectual property firms and is consistently recognised by the leading UK legal directories. We have been ranked No.1 in the Financial Times leader board of top firms in the Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2020 annual awards. Our success is down to the people we employ, who, above all, are engaged in our business and committed to our success. We are based in London’s Broadgate Tower, where the edge of the City meets Shoreditch. There are only a few more than 100 of us, so we’re small and friendly enough for you to get to know everyone – and big enough to offer you a broad range of interesting work. All of our staff are able to work from home using technology provided by the firm. The successful applicant will have the same opportunity, although some in-office training might be appropriate. We can discuss that, and our future working from home options, at interview.