Marketing Manager

We are seeking a Marketing Manager to join this dynamic, successful and friendly professional services firm where you can really make your mark.  This is a true generalist role and you will be liaising with our external marketing consultants to support and coordinate internal and external business development and marketing initiatives.

We have been recognised as an outstanding place to work by Best Companies in 2023 and 2022 and ranked 1st in 2023 as the best mid-sized company to work for. You will experience a friendly and collegiate team atmosphere where work life balance is respected.  This is an opportunity to join a well-regarded and growing law firm located within easy access of Kings Cross and Farringdon mainline stations and Chancery Lane tube.  The role is suitable for hybrid working although the successful candidate will be required to attend our modern office on a minimum of two days each week.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with the COO to develop marketing strategy and take forward new initiatives
  • Design and delivery of digital and marketing campaigns
  • Working with external agencies to ensure that they are adequately briefed and kept to deadline
  • Plan and run online and in-person conferences and events to budget
  • Ensure the website and intranet is regularly updated/refreshed with one eye on the user journey
  • Run the firm’s social media channels
  • Update and develop the annual marketing and BD calendar, running associated communications and activity
  • Coordinate directory and awards submissions and follow up
  • Coordinate and assist with PR for major frameworks and framework members
  • Coordinate contact management in CRM
  • Support CSR committee and other committees with publicity for key initiatives
  • Support HR with marketing for recruitment and positioning the firm as an employer of choice
  • Coordinate PR and press with firm’s outsourced marketing consultants
  • Co-ordinate articles and blogs from across the firm ensuring that they are promoted in a timely way
  • Maintain brand consistency and build brand awareness
  • Prepare internal newsletter
  • Generate fresh and engaging ideas to raise the profile of the firm, practice areas and experience to support winning work, framework success and recruitment and retention.
  • Set up and provide regular reporting on performance of campaigns, social media, website and other channels
  • Oversee and manage the marketing budget

This list of duties is not exhaustive and offers scope for the successful candidate to continue to evolve and develop the function over time.

About you

Essential Requirements

  • A constructive, proactive and solution focused professional.
  • Experience working within professional services (ideally legal)
  • Demonstrable years marketing experience
  • Advanced knowledge of social media including X (formerly Twitter) and LinkedIn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Line management experience
  • The ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent IT skills including Word and Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

Highly Desirable

  • Marketing degree or other relevant discipline
  • Working knowledge of Indesign/Visio/Microsoft Publisher/Hootsuite and similar
  • Experience with legal practice management systems (CRMs)

Why join us?

We have been recognised as an outstanding place to work by Best Companies in 2023 and 2022 and ranked 1st in 2023 as the best mid-sized company to work for. We are a purpose driven organisation with an active social committee, Corporate Social responsibility committee, Equity and Diversity forum and Wellbeing Leadership Group. We are a signatory to the Mindful Business Charter.

It is central to our values that our teams reflect the diverse community around us and that everyone at Sharpe Pritchard can be themselves and bring their authentic selves to work. Achieving true equality, diversity and inclusion is a core aim and we very much welcome applications from all sections of our diverse community, irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion or belief, age or disability. We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.

What you will be getting in return

Our HQ is based in London.  The firm is generally supportive of hybrid working and the successful completion of this role will require you to travel to London two days (40%) of the working week.

A generous bonus scheme is on offer alongside a competitive salary. You will gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career. We provide a generous benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

  • Generous annual leave, starting at 28 days leave per annum (two days of which must be taken at Christmas on dates decided by the firm)
  • Private Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Smart health (including virtual GP service)
  • Health and wellbeing app
  • Individual learning and development and Business development budgets
  • Flexi time policy (core working hours of 10.00 – 16.00)
  • Flexible working (for example, part time and home working)

Regular team events including:

  • Social committee events throughout the year
  • Monthly all-staff lunches

Apply here

Get in touch if you are looking to do high quality legal work across the country with a friendly and supportive team by applying here.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or disability.

We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.