BD & Marketing Apprentice

Recruiter
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Llp
Location
10 Bishops Square, London, E1 6EG
Salary
£19,000.00 annually
Posted
26 Sep 2019
Closes
31 Oct 2019
Ref
VAC001581953
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
Vacancy Description
  • Assist with maintaining current and accurate experience lists, descriptions and case studies for use in marketing and business development efforts
  • Assist with the preparation of business development presentations, briefings and new business proposals
  • Maintain library of collateral materials and marketing information about the practices
  • Assist with maintaining an accurate database of clients and other contacts to enable external communication
  • Assist with practice, industry and office-related events, sponsorships and memberships to facilitate the development of the practices and to increase local visibility
  • Assist team members with drafting submissions for legal directories including Chambers and Legal 500
  • Assist team members to liaise with internal PR/Media team members to promote exposure of the practice and individual lawyers, as appropriate
  • Perform various administrative tasks for the London BD team including research, maintaining the Firm's contact database (InterAction), budget requests, updating activity reports and other administrative duties
  • Generally facilitate communication among and between the practices
  • Flexibility around working hours (e.g., assisting at client events)


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload, work independently and as a member of teams, and complete tasks under time pressure as necessary
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required


Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic and service orientation
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
  • Poise, tact and professionalism when interacting with internal and external contacts


Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 A Levels at grade C and 5 GCSEs A*-C/9-4including English and maths or equivalent qualifications


Future prospects

  • BD & Marketing Assistant/Coordinator

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