Marketing and Communication Advisor

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19 Aug 2018

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION ADVISOR

THE ROLE

The Marketing and Communication Advisor will support the Head of Marketing and Business Development in the delivery of a broad range of key marketing and business development activities and communication for the Belgian offices in Antwerp and Brussels, designed to grow the firm's visibility in the market.

DLA Piper will invest in your long-term future to ensure you achieve your potential. This includes top-quality work that will challenge and stretch you, regular career conversations and feedback, a clear pathway to progression, career academies at every stage of your advancement, secondments, an active social calendar and a market-leading compensation package.

If you can find yourself in the above, then apply with a cover letter and your CV.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support on client development and targeting activities such as events - and international programmes
  • Provide input for local, internal and external communication on the intranet and website
  • Development and management of competitive products and services including pitches, RFP’s, client presentations and other BD documentation
  • Provide support for Client / Business Development related internal and external communications activities
  • Produce key Marketing and Business Development reports as requested by the location
  • Translating the firm-wide client strategy into a pragmatic local approach
  • Contributing information and ideas as part of the marketing strategy process and as part of a larger team
  • Production and implementation of marketing plans
  • Development of effective channels to market and provide support to lawyers and clients going to market
  • Managing and supporting client relationships
  • Contributing to the creation, building and management of the DLA Piper brand
  • Exchange of information with others inside and outside of the marketing function
  • Supporting the evaluation of ethical codes to ensure marketing activities are compliant
  • Assist in managing the budgets and activities in line with the Marketing guidelines

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Master’s Degree in Marketing, International Business, Law, Languages, Communication, Political and Social Science and/or other related field from a leading university
  • A minimum of two to three years' experience within legal or professional services (law, audit, banking, consultancy)
  • Excellent command of English (verbal and written)  - native Dutch or French preferred
  • Good understanding of marketing communications and experience with the full range of tools available in the marketing mix is essential
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to manage a demanding workload and conflicting priorities
  • Multi-tasker able to work against tight to deadlines; methodical and logical in approach, able to thrive in a robust and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to see delegated tasks through to completion at a high standard
  • Experience with Excel, Word and Outlook (InterAction/CRM systems are beneficial)

THE FIRM 
   
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.  Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. 
     
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
     
At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.
  
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.

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