Job Vacancy - Business & Marketing Manager

04 June 2024

St. Mary’s Chambers is one of the very few specialist Family Law Chambers outside of London. Chambers is based in the historic Lace Market area of Nottingham from where nearly 40 barristers practice in all areas of family law across the East Midlands region and beyond. Members of Chambers are regularly recommended in the Chambers Guide to the UK Bar and the Legal 500.

We are seeking to recruit a Business & Marketing Manager to work closely with the Senior Clerk on the management of the Business & Marketing functions of Chambers. This is an exciting role with scope for further development and progression within Chambers.

The role in brief includes:
  • Managing all of Chambers marketing activities in conjunction with the Senior Clerk, Joint Heads of Chambers & Practice Heads. This includes event planning for three annual conferences for Chambers’ core practice areas as well as arranging in-house training for our professional clients.
  • To assist the Senior Clerk with growing the value of Chambers’ services, by maintaining existing client relationships and seeking new opportunities.
  • Managing Chambers website updates, social media channels & legal directory submissions.
  • Actively working with individual barristers to help them with raising their profile and encouraging them to engage with Chambers marketing activities.
  • Representing Chambers at networking, training, and social events with the purpose of raising the profile of Chambers.
  • Creating and managing digital assets in line with Chambers branding guidelines.
  • Working with the Senior Clerk, Joint Heads of Chambers and other senior staff to implement Chambers strategy.
  • Assisting the Senior Clerk to ensure that Chambers and its barristers comply with all relevant legislation and regulation, including: Employment Law, Health and Safety, Data Protection, Equality and Diversity; and Bar Standards Board requirements.
  • Assisting the Senior Clerk with managing the premises and to ensure it remains a clean, safe and secure environment for those that work and visit.
  • Assisting the Diary Clerking team and/or Finance team when required with recurring and ad-hoc tasks.
The following experience, knowledge and skills are preferred:
  • Project management & marketing experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience of working in a barristers’ Chambers, or other legal administration experience.
  • Strong business management & organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Good IT skills including good knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint and ability to use databases effectively.
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 dependant upon experience.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Start and finish times may vary but will normally be within 9-00am until 6-00pm Monday to Friday. Out of hours work will be necessary on occasion.

Location: Nottingham (office based).

Start date: As soon as possible.

Please apply with a c.v. and covering letter by email to Senior Clerk, Tim Smith: tim@stmarysfamily.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 28 June 2024 by 5-30pm.

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