Legal

Digital Marketing Executive – Circa £30K DOE – Bristol

Digital Marketing Executive – Circa £30K DOE – Bristol

J8819

Role purpose: To support, develop and implement digital marketing campaigns for this successful, growing Professional Services business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Where appropriate support in marketing initiatives that drive traffic, Partner activation & engagement, leads that turn into sales opportunities that in turn deliver sales
  • Develop and manage digital marketing campaigns in conjunction with the Sales & Marketing Director and Digital Agency
  • Oversee a social media strategy
  • Manage and maintain the company’s websites and landing pages
  • Track and analyse website traffic flow and provide regular internal reports
  • Attain key performance indicators such as reducing the website bounce rate, increasing dwell time or improving conversion
  • Continually work on the Search Engine Optimization of the website(s)
  • Fix any errors or bugs in online content
  • Edit and post videos, podcasts and audio content to online sites
  • Arrange webinars and webcasts
  • Create online banner adverts and oversee pay per click (PPC) ad management
  • Identify new trends in digital marketing, evaluate new technologies and ensure the brand is at the forefront of Partner industry developments
  • Work on printed material to supplement online products
  • Attend networking events
  • Keep abreast of current trends in marketing
  • Manage social media presence and direct programs to improve social media reputation and recognition
  • Perform all stages of content production with the use of CMS systems as directed within the strategy

Person spec:

  • A degree (2:1 or higher) in a marketing, PR or related subject is essential
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a digital marketing role
  • A professional qualification in marketing or PR (CIM, CIPR, etc) is desirable
  • A background in the legal, financial or professional services sector is desirable

Questions:

  • Do you have a degree (2:1 or higher) in Marketing, PR or a related subject?
  • Do you have three years experience in a digital marketing role?
  • Is your background in the legal, financial or professional services sector?

Salary Range: £30k +

Job Sector: Marketing

Employment Term: Permanent

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Open

Digital Content Executive – Circa £30K DOE – Bristol

Digital Content Executive – Circa £30K DOE – Bristol

J8818

Role purpose: To support, develop and implement the content marketing and communications strategies for this successful, growing Professional Services business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Where appropriate support in marketing initiatives that drive traffic, partner activation & engagement, leads that turn into sales opportunities that in turn deliver sales
  • Collaborates across different functions to deliver an effective content marketing strategy to meet the sales & marketing strategy to deliver on the wider business objectives
  • Create the content a particular audience is looking for, or receptive to, and then to optimize the path to conversion
  • Editorial requirements include basic SEO understanding, content categorization and structure, content development, distribution and measurement. Development of editorial governance so content is consistent with the brand voice, style and tone
  • Support in the production of a content and editorial calendar and organization workflow
  • Channel management of digital content hubs and all supporting social channels including email / newsletter distribution. This person must understand the basic best practices of the main social media channels, which content and approaches work on each and why
  • Integration of content programs with brand campaigns to drive brand to demand
  • Executive presentations on the content strategy and results will be required
  • Write, edit and proofread copy for promotional materials within marketing campaigns
  • Keep abreast of current trends in marketing
  • Manage social media presence and direct programs to improve social media reputation and recognition
  • Perform all stages of content production with the use of CMS systems as directed within the strategy

Person spec:

  • Excellent copy writing skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident and assured public speaker
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external stakeholders of all levels
  • The ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy and attention to detail are maintained at all times
  • Flexible attitude and ability to remain positive with changing priorities
  • The ability to take the initiative, develop their own ideas and work independently
  • Excellent IT skills, confident user of the Microsoft Office suite, CMS and email distribution software
  • Methodical and proactive approach to tasks, prioritising work as required
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professional integrity and strict confidentiality at all times
  • A degree (2:1 or higher) in a marketing, PR or related subject is essential
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a marketing or communications role is essential
  • A professional qualification in marketing or PR (CIM, CIPR, etc) is desirable
  • A background in the legal, financial or professional services sector is desirable

Salary Range: £30k +

Job Sector: Marketing

Employment Term: Permanent

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Open

Reservations/Admin Assistant (JC8798) – Central Bristol – 12 FTC – £16,500

Reservations/Admin Assistant (JC8798) – Central Bristol – 12 FTC – £16,500

Our client’s Bristol Office, has an opportunity for a full-time administrative assistant to work within the Real Estate team providing administrative support to the team on a daily basis.

Candidates must be organised, able to prioritise work and have the ability to work under pressure with little supervision. Excellent IT skills are essential as is a strong attention to detail. The role will suit somebody who is looking to start out in the legal field with a keen interest in progressing over a period of time.

Experience within a legal/property environment is desirable but not essential.

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Dealing with all plot sale reservations received from developer clients.
  • Ensuring that plot sale reservation forms are processed quickly and efficiently through the case management system.
  • Responsible for initial letters sending out sale contracts and accompanying documentation
  • Liaising with sales consultants of developer clients regarding the receipt/content of reservation forms
  • Dealing with enquiries from developer client, buyers’ solicitors and colleagues regarding reservations
  • Ensuring that standard documentation is kept up to date.
  • Providing administration support for the plot sales team according to operational demands.

Key Skills

  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good time management and diary management
  • Excellent Team Player with the flexibility to work on a wide range of tasks supporting the wider Plots team.
  • Essential to be organised and be able to prioritise work
  • Essential to have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with little supervision
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail

Salary Range: £17k - £20k

Job Sector: Administration

Employment Term: Contract

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Open

Claims Handler – Permanent – Bristol – £18K – £22K – J8801

Claims Handler – Permanent – Bristol – £18K – £22K – J8801

Our client, a global legal firm in Central Bristol is recruiting in their Claims Handling team which handles professional indemnity schemes on behalf of leading insurers, acting under delegated authority levels.

The desire is to build the team and proactively expand the scope of its fixed fee work across claims handling schemes and books of defendant PI work, by obtaining new business and contracts, whilst also consolidating and strengthening the relationships with our existing clients.

Working with the team leader, you will be responsible for building and shaping the team it for the future, embedding principles of lean and efficient working, and establishing the culture, values and behaviours that make for an attractive and varied legal career.

Day to day work duties:

Management of a caseload of professional indemnity claims handling matters within schemes managed by the team

Accurately inputting and updating MI

Mentoring of junior members of staff, including Legal Apprentices and/or Administration Assistants

Attending review meetings, with insurers, brokers and larger insured clients

Assisting the Legal Apprentices and/or Administration Assistants with certain administrative functions when required, including setting up new matters and dealing with invoices.

Contributing to the development of the team by:

Delivering high quality and timely output to clients, ensuring high levels of customer service and alignment with agreed working practices

Working to develop an environment of constant improvement: enthusiastically sharing with and helping others; and taking responsibility for aspects of team development

Capturing and collating required MI in accordance with agreed practice – for performance management, client reporting, SLAs, pricing and other purposes

Demonstrating the values and behaviours that build up the team and keep it client-focused

There may be opportunities for the right person to develop their career by taking responsibilities such as: Leading on case management, software usage; Developing key client relationships; Ownership and improvement of core team processes; Client and internal reporting etc.

Required:

Law degree, LPC or CILEx Level 3

Previous experience working within an insurance company or a law firm

Knowledge of civil litigation

A good working knowledge of law firm operations and pressures; understanding the need for efficient, timely, cost-effective support

Confident, with strong written and verbal communication skills

Hardworking, enthusiastic and motivated

Commercially aware, with an understanding of the concepts of efficiency

Ability to consider, analyse and advise upon large amounts of documents and material in a short space of time

Organised and efficient

Ability to deal with difficult or demanding situations and clients

Confident with MS Office

Desirable:

Experience of case management systems

Experience within the field of professional indemnity claims

Litigation experience

Perks:

Our client will offer you a flexible benefits package of your choice, so you can pick to suit your needs! Here are just a few of the perks available:

Car Parking

Childcare vouchers

Holiday flex

Dental/Medical insurance

Even massages are on offer!

Salary Range: £17k - £20k

Job Sector: Legal

Employment Term: Permanent

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Open

Senior Personal Assistant and Resource Planner (JC8719) – Central Bristol – 12 FTC – up to £28,000 per annum

Senior Personal Assistant and Resource Planner (JC8719) – Central Bristol – 12 FTC – up to £28,000 per annum

Our Bristol client is seeking an experienced Senior PA to support a number of busy fee earners within one of their busiest departments for a 12 month fixed term contract.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide a highly professional effective and proactive PA support to a number of Fee Earners.
  • Support the team leader in the management and development of the team business strategy and support the wider business aims and company strategy.
  • Support the Business Support Managers (and other Senior PAs) in the development and effectiveness of PA and admin working practices and efficiencies throughout the organisation.
  • Manage workflow, support, develop and train a small team of more junior PAs / admin assistants
    • Ensure appropriate cover for absences, and manage absence issues
    • Coordinate workflow
    • Identify training needs
    • Coach and supervise
    • Assist with appraisals
    • Provide assistance for team members during sickness / holidays as required.
  • Develop and maintain exemplary positive internal and external client and PA relationships.
  • Develop strong working relationships with staff and key clients in our international offices ensuring open and proactive communications at all times.
  • Proactively take responsibility for all travel arrangements, conference bookings and meeting room bookings for externally sponsored events and advise lawyers in advance.
  • Anticipate and avoid potential diary clashes, provide conference dial in or video conference details for all organised meetings in advance.
  • Develop strong working relationships with our key clients.
  • Role model a ‘can-do’, positive work ethic; being decisive, responsible, and taking ownership of issues that arise.
  • Role model flexibility and openness to change, and drive change through the team.
  • Play an active role in managing and taking responsibility for the billing process, including complex fee arrangements for both domestic and international client relationships, working closely with our international offices and accounts team.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, actively contribute and be involved with ad-hoc projects as given by the team
  • Work closely with the PAs within the group to ensure all admin is dealt with in a timely manner including
  • Filing, scanning of post, drafting correspondence and communications
  • File opening, assisting with internal requirements, closing / arranging off-site storage of files.

What they are looking for…

The position requires a Senior PA with relevant experience and knowledge, ideally within a professional services/legal environment. Applicants must be able to use their own initiative, have first class organisational skills and be an integral team player. Flexibility, diversity and proactive positivity are key attributes.

Also required:

  • Strong natural leadership qualities with experience of managing, organising and delegating to people resources including managing workflows
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach
  • Essential to have good organisational skills and be able to prioritise work
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure with little supervision
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail (in particular in managing complex billing arrangements).
  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to remain calm and friendly even in a crisis.
  • Ability to flexibly manage change

Salary Range: £26k - £30k

Job Sector: PA/Secretary

Employment Term: Contract

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Open

Paralegal – Structured Professional Indemnity – Bristol – Up to £23K – J8698

Paralegal – Structured Professional Indemnity – Bristol – Up to £23K – J8698

Our client, a global legal firm, is seeking a Paralegal to join the Structured Professional Indemnity team.

Overview:

This team receives work from various professional Indemnity insurers in the UK market, across different lines of business (including negligence claims against solicitors, surveyors and financial professionals etc).

This is a unique team which is not expected to conform to the existing law firm paradigm. Working with the team leader and other team members, you will be responsible for building and shaping it for the future, embedding principles of lean and efficient working, and establishing the culture, values and behaviours that make it an attractive and viable alternative route to a career in law.

Day to day work duties:

Management of a caseload of professional indemnity claims matters under supervision of a Senior Associate;

Such cases to be primarily defence instructions with quantum of £0-£50,000, both pre-action and in litigation;

Team members will be responsible for all aspects of handling the matters, including acknowledgment of instructions, investigation, reporting to clients, drafting letters of response/correspondence to other parties, instructing Counsel and dealing with the various steps involved in a litigated case (usually within fast track but with the scope for some multi-track).

Paralegals are expected to contribute to the development of the team by:

Delivering high quality and timely output to clients

Working to develop an environment of constant improvement:

Capturing and collating required MI in accordance with agreed practice – for performance management, client reporting, SLAs, pricing and other purposes.

Contributing to the development and improvement of the team’s service, support, processes and procedures.

Required Skills/Experience:

Law degree or GDL

A good working knowledge of law firm operations and pressures; understanding the need for efficient, timely, cost-effective support

Confident, with strong written and verbal communication skills

Commitment – willingness to turn a hand to whatever tasks are needed to meet the team’s aims

Hardworking, enthusiastic and motivated

Commercially aware, with an understanding of the concepts of efficiency

Keen attention to detail

Organised and efficient

Ability to deal with difficult or demanding situations

Confident use of MS Office

Essential:

Previous paralegal experience within a contentious environment

Perks:

Our client will offer you a flexible benefits package of your choice, so you can pick to suit your needs! Here are just a few of the perks available:

  • Car Parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Holiday flex
  • Dental/Medical insurance
  • Even massages are on offer!

Salary Range: £21k - £25k

Job Sector: Legal

Employment Term: Permanent

Location: Bristol

Vacancy Status: Vacancy Filled