Marketing Manager

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to work closely with senior stakeholders to create and implement marketing and business development strategies and plans. As part of the Senior Management team, your role will be strategic and operational working across the full range of marketing, events and business development.

The role is diverse and amongst other things includes:

  • Working with the Managing Partner and the Management Committee to set the marketing strategy for the firm and deliver on the strategy and plans.
  • Working with key stakeholders to establish needs, develop ideas and create focused marketing solutions
  • Setting and managing the marketing budget ensuring the budget spend is delivering a return
  • Provide strong project management and stakeholder management skills, with the confidence to be able to collaborate and drive the annual marketing plan forward.
  • Managing the promotion and image of the firm
  • Writing and delivering website and social media content
  • Researching and analysing market trends and competitors.
  • Overseeing marketing campaigns, tracking their effectiveness and reporting
  • Negotiating and liaising with third-party providers.
  • Managing the design and production of promotional materials and branding
  • Overseeing the firm’s attendance at events and the delivery of a variety of marketing events for the firm
  • Supporting on the delivery of effective internal communications
  • Education and training within the firm on all things marketing
  • Business Development
  • Line management of the marketing team

It is essential that you are a team player and have proven experience working with and reporting to senior stakeholders on a regular basis, strong influencing skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are prerequisites for the role.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Significant demonstrable experience in strategic marketing, planning and delivery
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing
  • Ability to use software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • The ability to work co-operatively with the Senior management team, senior stakeholders and all key personnel to develop effective working relationships
  • Appropriate awareness of GDPR and at present COVID implications
  • Willingness to travel around our offices (Cambridge, Milton Keynes & Bedford) and to attend events both during and out of standard working hours
  • Previous business development experience and marketing experience within professional services
  • A sound business understanding as well as being commercially and risk-aware
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively
  • A recognised qualification in Marketing

Desirable:

  • Experience in creative copywriting, campaign creation, digital execution, print and design
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Relevant knowledge of the legal sector
  • Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter detailing your experience to our HR Manager, Karen Jobbling, kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Commercial Property solicitor

We have an exciting opportunity for A Commercial Property solicitor to join our Bedford office.

As a firm, we pride ourselves on our friendly, approachable attitude to both staff and clients and offer competitive salaries, flexible working and genuine progression opportunities. We are looking for someone committed to the vision that we share for delivering an excellent service to our clients whilst progressing employees’ personal development in a supportive environment.

Experience

  • 5 years + PQE experience
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent client care
  • Experience of a broad range of Commercial Property work including development agreements, promotion agreements and options
  • Agricultural experience would be beneficial
  • An understanding and ability to deal with more complex commercial issues and aspects of Commercial Property work

Personal Skills

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Professional
  • Team Player
  • Self-motivated
  • Good time management skills
  • Outgoing and proactive individual who works well both on their own and in a team
  • Calm under pressure

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter detailing your experience to our HR Manager, Karen Jobbling, kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Residential Licensed Conveyancer, Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive

We have a fantastic opportunity for a residential licensed conveyancer, solicitor or chartered legal executive to join our progressive, growing firm, well-established in the ‘Oxford- Cambridge arc’, offering flexible working in modern, spacious offices.

As a firm, we pride ourselves on our friendly, approachable attitude to both staff and clients, and offer competitive salaries and genuine progression opportunities. Our staff are given autonomy in a firm that focuses on the delivery of practical solutions.

Experience / skills

  • 5 years + PQE experience required in residential conveyancing
  • Used to handling your own case load of residential conveyancing files
  • Ability to provide excellent client care
  • Experienced in dealing with more complicated aspects of residential conveyancing

Personal Skills

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to provide a bespoke client service, excellent client care will be a given
  • Professional
  • Team Player
  • Self-motivated
  • Good time management skills
  • Outgoing and proactive individual who works well both on their own and in a team
  • Calm under pressure

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter detailing your experience to our HR Manager, Karen Jobbling, kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Training Contracts

At Woodfines, we believe in giving our trainee solicitors the flexibility and autonomy to work directly with clients on live matters as soon as possible. This provides a real-life, hands-on experience from, often, an early point in your training career.

Trainees also benefit from a formal mentoring system with a Partner throughout their training. We welcome applications from bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals wanting to work in our offices.

The closing date for our current applications will end on 30th July 2021.

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