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Job Title Marketing Executive - UAE National
Job Location Dubai
Department
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support
Description

The Team

To support and drive the ambitions of a dynamic, complex, and growing business, we are building the world's leading Business Development (BD) and Marketing function. This role will sit in the firm's Middle East & Africa (MEA) BD & Marketing team.

The Role

The Marketing Executive is required to support the MEA BD & Marketing department in implementing sector and practice plans through coordinating and assisting with the full spectrum of marketing activities, and to assist with the operational effectiveness of the team.

This role will support across the team's specialist lines of BD; client development; pitches and pursuits; and marketing and communications.

Key Responsibilities

Marketing and communications

  • Working with the team to create client mailings via vuture, managing distribution and reporting on engagement statistics.
  • Contributing to the legal directory process, including managing submissions, interviews, and reporting back to the business.
  • Managing the production of brochures and key marketing materials.
  • Supporting the team to create, maintain, and improve resources such as the credentials database, standard wording documents, case studies, CVs, and other key documents.
  • Creating and maintaining content on the firm's website, intranet and social media platforms.
  • Coordinating and communicating the internal marketing diary on a weekly basis.

Event management

  • Supporting the team in the planning and delivery of technical and hospitality events across the MEA region.
  • Managing event lists, including coordinating the invitation list to ensure a high-quality of attendees, name badges and general administration.
  • Ensuring all event activity is recorded pre- and post-event and to assist with reporting and analysis of the ROI of the event.
  • Attending events and providing 'on site' event management and liaising with external staff and managing the front of house.
  • Liaising with key vendors to arrange necessary logistics.
  • Arranging conference sponsorships.
  • Managing and updating the events calendar.

CRM

  • Championing the use of the firm's CRM database and providing training and support to users.
  • Producing reports on CRM activities to support and measure BD and marketing campaigns and initiatives.
  • Assisting with managing regional marketing lists.
  • Overseeing the quality of the data within the CRM database.
  • Managing system improvements and the roll out of new functionality.
  • Implementing and managing data security policies as they relate to the firm's contact database.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level (2:1 or above); or possesses equivalent experience.
  • Have a background in marketing, ideally within a legal services organisation with experience in various sectors and practice areas.
  • Possess excellent time management, communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess a good understanding of the role that marketing plays in an organisation, ideally withing an international legal environment.
  • Possess excellent IT skills with knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet research tools essential. Knowledge of common legal CRM and marketing systems for client mailings and webinars is preferrable.
  • Have an understanding of client service standards and client relationship management.
  • Have good interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Be able to develop effective working relationships with the wider team and across the business.
  • Have strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise multiple tasks and projects, manage expectations of stakeholders and meet deadlines.
  • Have excellent English language skills (written and spoken) and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adjust work schedule from time-to-time according to workload demands and/or planned events outside of core hours.

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. With over 60 offices and associated offices in over 120 countries and over 5,000 staff, we have genuine in-depth knowledge of our core regional and global sectors. Clyde & Co is one of the longest-standing international law firms operating in the Middle East and Africa. As a global law firm, we are able to provide a complete service to clients in our core sectors of insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure and trade & commodities.

As our clients have evolved, so have our core values, which are work as one, excel with clients, celebrate difference and act boldly. We believe that these values reflect our firm, our strategy and our commitment to delivering commercially-minded legal advice, client-focused services, and innovative technological solutions to support our clients.

Our Middle East and Africa footprint

Located in commercial hubs across the Middle East and Africa, our 8 offices allow us to support international investors and local organisations with a full-service offering of local specialists across most business sectors and areas of law.

Our services: Commercial, Commercial Disputes, Corporate, Cyber Risk, Data Protection & Cybersecurity, Employment & Immigration, Finance, Global Recoveries, Insolvency & Reorganisation, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Projects & Construction, Real Estate, Regulatory & Investigations, Technology

Our sectors: Aviation, Education, Energy & Natural Resources, Government & Public Bodies, Healthcare, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Insurance & Reinsurance, Marine, Retail & Consumer, Technology, Communications, Media & Entertainment, Trade & Commodities