Digital and Communications Manager

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (09:30 - 17:30)
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Business Development
Team: Marketing
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

In the last year alone we have:

  • Worked on corporate transactions valued at over £3 billion
  • Advised our developer and social housing clients on over £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancings
  • Advised on HS2 which will see the development of over 330 miles of railway network with an expected £59 billion benefit to the wider economy
  • As if that wasn’t enough, we are also involved in the transformation of Battersea Power Station and act for the majority of London’s major Housing Associations who together own assets of over £17.3 billion.

However it’s not all about big numbers and high-profile projects; the real success of our business comes from the ability of our teams to provide fantastic service and create long-lasting relationships.


The role

We are looking for a Digital and Communications Manager who can evolve the way we engage with our clients, contacts and colleagues.

Things we’d like you to do:

• Take responsibility for all digital marketing and communications activity

• Shape the firm’s digital and communications strategy and ensure it is an integral part of all campaigns

• Plan, implement and assess digital marketing campaigns

• Manage the firm’s social media platforms

• Schedule and distribute content to raise our profile

• Implement new ways for us to communicate internally and externally

• Advise Partners, Fee Earners and the Marketing Team on best practice

• Use analytics across all channels to improve and develop engagement with our content

• Identify and assess new technologies and monitor the latest trends

• Continue the development of our new website

• Manage our e-marketing platform (Vuture) and its integration with our CRM system

Things we’d love you to do:

• Get involved in our markets - getting to know our markets will help you add insight and value

• Generate enthusiasm - we need someone who can keep people engaged, positive and enthused

• Be creative - we work in competitive markets and need to constantly find new ways to engage

Candidate specification

The skills and qualities that will be attractive to us:

• Degree level educated or equivalent

• A passion for digital media and communications

• Knowledge of pay-per-click, paid social campaigns and SEO

• Experience of using analytics to improve engagement

• Knowledge of HTML and content management systems

• Experience of integrated campaign management

• Understanding of CRM software and its effective use

• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

• Knowledge of Hootsuite

• Persuasive, positive and persistent

• Ability to build relationships at a senior level

• Ability to flex style and approach to the situation and audience

• Strong attention to detail

• A strong team player