Marketing Communications Coordinator

Term: Permanent
Department: Marketing & Communications
Location: Brussels
The Team

The marketing department leads on all aspects of business development and communications for Fieldfisher. We consider ourselves commercially minded, proactive & creative with a sense of humour. We are a growing team and we are looking for colleagues to work with us to shape the work we do and to help us achieve even greater success.

The Role 

We're looking for a high performing and creative Marketing Communications coordinator to join our office in Brussels. The role requires a candidate who thrives on being a self-starter and working in a fast paced environment.

You will be working across all areas of communications including; media relations, internal communications, marketing campaigns, marketing-communications and social media. The ability to combine strategic thinking and flawless execution, prioritise and work across several projects at once, is essential.

You will have a first experience in communications, including a passion for identifying and shaping news and an ability to deliver written content of the highest quality, working with the Partners within our Brussels office and the Marketing team in the UK.

Responsibilities
  • Create and implement a marketing and communications strategy for the Brussels office, in tandem with the strategy for the office and the firmwide marketing strategy

  • Researching, writing, and distributing articles and press releases according to targeted audiences across all communication channels;

  • Developing an events calendar in line with strategic objectives

  • Managing and running events and commercial partnerships

  • Creating and managing any necessary brochures, handouts, promotional videos and marketing collateral. that may be included in the company pitches or as standalone docs

  • Offering colleagues support and guidance on delivery of marketing campaigns

  • Working with the partners and fee earners to ensure that they are on brand in messaging and collateral

  • Working with European colleagues to provide relevant training to partners

  • Being the main point of contact for pre-event communications and media coverage

Key Skills & Experience

 

  • Outstanding verbal, (copy-)writing and proven editing skills

  • The ability to work effectively and co-operatively with senior members of the business, across borders and internal matrix, is vital

  • Very good analytical, project and process management skills

  • Good judgement and a skill in identification and prioritisation of tasks, and capable to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Influencing skills and resilience to take projects through to completion with demanding internal stakeholders.

  • A track record in generating new ideas and successful delivery of marketing programmes and initiatives

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Business, Law, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related fields

  • Quick self-starter, proactive, entrepreneurial attitude with a result-oriented mindset

  • Proven working experience during 1 or 2 years in a similar role

  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and French

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017.  Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.