Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 commercial law firm providing a
comprehensive range of legal services from offices in Bristol,
Birmingham, Leeds and London.
The firm advises businesses across construction, energy &
resource management, higher education and financial services,
complementing the firm's market leadership within housing, local
government and health and social care.
We currently employ over 500 people, including 80 Partners, and our
award-winning teams provide construction, commercial, corporate,
property, regulatory, employment and litigation (commercial and
clinical negligence) legal advice.
Bevan Brittan is named among 'The Times Best Law Firms 2022' and has
recently either won or been shortlisted for a number of prestigious
awards including 'Legal Firm of the Year' at the
Bristol Life Awards 2021.
We are driven by our 4 values: Relationships, Results, Reputation and
Responsible. These give us a sense of purpose and ensure we always
work collaboratively with clients and colleagues, continually improve,
make the right choices and act with integrity.
Bevan Brittan is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes
applicants from all backgrounds.
Rise to the Challenge
Home office of Bristol (with flexible working), with travel where
required to other offices, the successful candidate will provide
digital communications support to the firm. The role works closely
with the Digital Marketing Executive, Marketing Manager and wider
Business Development & Marketing Team to assist in the delivery of
digital communications and support the maintenance of our marketing data.
Reporting to the Digital Marketing Executive, the successful
candidate will provide digital communications support:
Creating and sending legal updates via eAlerts & publishing on
Generating mailing lists for eAlerts
Maintaining accurate and GDPR-compliant data on our marketing database
Writing/creating social media posts
Monitoring some of our marketing and general enquiry inboxes
Providing ad-hoc marketing support
Providing regular support to the Bids team
eAlerts and web articles - Setting up and sending
legal updates to our clients and prospects using lists on our
marketing database, to communicate time-sensitive legal and market
updates across our chosen markets. Work with the lawyers (across a
range of our markets and services) to finalise content for their
legal updates and publish on the website and promote via social media.
Data management - Supporting the maintenance of our
marketing database and working with data in line with GDPR and
internal process requirements. Regularly updating subscription
preferences for contacts, including adding, amending and removing
contacts. Creating mailing lists from our marketing database,
including static and dynamic lists, Working closely with our BD team
to generate bespoke mailing lists for our legal updates, using our
marketing database Infor.
Social media - Writing/creating and posting social
media posts for our social media channels LinkedIn and Twitter using
Hootsuite and InDesign
General marketing support - monitoring some of our
general enquiry inboxes and responding or forwarding relevant
enquiries on. Providing ad-hoc marketing support to other team
members as required across digital and traditional marketing channels.
Bids support - Monitoring the Tender inbox,
including flagging new tender opportunities and managing receipt of
clarification clarifications regarding bid opportunities, and
sending correspondence to relevant bids lead. Periodically, provide
additional support working closely with the Bids team, such as
maintaining tender databank and CV databank, completing standard
SQs, collating team CVs and creating organograms.
Experience in using an ebroadcast platform such as Dotdigital
Experience / knowledge of CRMs and/or databases
Experience in MS Excel and an interest in further developing Excel
knowledge and skills
Experience in and/or an interest in delivering B2B social media
Desirable - Some knowledge of data protection requirements,
experience of or interest in using a Content Management System (CMS)
such as Umbraco
Attention to detail with a logical approach to tasks
Ability to deliver to deadlines
Organised, methodical and able to manage tasks with minimal supervision
Ability to learn quickly
Comfortable working with senior stakeholders
Desirable - an interest in learning basic graphic design, and
ability to work with content management systems
Organised and proactive with attention to detail and the ability
Positive, enthusiastic and personable ("team player");
Strong verbal and written communication skills working in a close
Resilient - able to work independently and with multiple
stakeholders on short deadlines;
Willingness to learn and be adaptable to change;
Ability to project professionalism and maintain relationships at
all times with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
We offer a substantial benefits package to all employees, which
includes 25 days holiday (plus the option to buy up to an additional 5
days), a generous pension scheme and private medical insurance through
Vitality (including "phone a GP service", discounted gym
membership and 'Vitality' Partner discounts).
All of our people are entitled to a biennial private health
assessment through Nuffield Health and are included in the group life
assurance scheme. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme (free
telephone support and counselling service) and a cycle scheme (Save
Tax & NI on a bike for cycling to work).
Where possible, we want to offer
all Bevan Brittan people flexibility to work their week in a way
that suits them - we operate a hybrid working model based on the
needs of our clients, teams and that of the individual. Our core
business hours are 9am - 5:15pm Monday to Friday, however we are
open to individuals working more flexibly around those times and
would welcome a conversation with you if you have any questions.
To us, being a responsible business is second nature; a core part of
Bevan Brittan's identity, running through our culture and embodied by
the clients we serve.
Bevan Brittan seeks to play an active role within its local office
communities. Through regular fundraising events, support for local
initiatives and annual charity donations at Christmas, we have
established a culture of giving within the firm. In December 2021 we
donated a total of £60,000 to our four regional office charities, with
each charity receiving £15,000 to help fund their vital services.
Our current selected charity in Bristol is Great Western Air
We want to demonstrate our commitment to these causes through actions
rather than words; colleagues from across the firm are already heavily
involved, living and breathing the four pillars of our Responsible
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Collectively, these four pillars ensure we look after our colleagues'
wellbeing; offer an environment in which all can progress on merit,
regardless of personal circumstances or background; give something
back to the communities in which we work; and protect the environment.
Bevan Brittan is proudly a carbon neutral firm. We have achieved the
UN's Climate Neutral Now accreditation and our environmental
sustainability plan is focussed on achieving our net zero carbon target.
Each lawyer has the opportunity to undertake pro bono legal work for
local charities and not-for-profit organisations. This has seen
colleagues support the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (Bristol),
Moseley Road Swimming Baths (Birmingham), Yorkshire Cat Rescue
(Leeds), Great Western Credit Union (London), and several others.