Assistant Solicitor

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position

Main Purpose of the Job

To work as part of a team providing legal services in respect of Dispute Resolution instructions received from clients and intermediaries. To communicate with clients, intermediaries and other parties Solicitors as appropriate.

As directed by the Section Head, to undertake and supervise fee-earning work in the Dispute Resolution Section as appropriate, which includes the effective, efficient and economic management / supervision of the Dispute Resolution Section, responsibilities inclusive of the handling of client’s matters, appropriate delegation to Dispute Resolution Fee Earners & Support Staff.

 

Management and administration

To undertake compliance with and to be fully aware of all aspects of requirements imposed on a Solicitor by the Solicitors Act, Solicitors’ Accounts Rules, Law Society / Solicitors Regulatory Authority and all other Statutory Rules / Regulations from time to time in force for the conduct of the business of a solicitor – full details of this requirement can be supplied on application

 

Fee-Earning

  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all Practice and client documentation / information
  • To deal with client matters including seeing clients at home, office or wherever appropriate
  • To maintain high standards in the processing of client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care including responsibility for all work produced by yourself, Fee Earners, Support staff under your reference / section
  • To provide advice and guidance thorough supervision to other subordinate fee-earners and support staff within an area of responsibility delegated to a Assistant Solicitor
  • To maintain good professional working relationships with external institutions and organisations
  • To adhere to agreed Practice procedure as determined from time to time, when dealing with Client’s matters, Partners and Staff within the Practice especially as related to quality standards
  • To achieve agreed financial targets, both in respect of fee income and the recording of chargeable hours.
  • To develop leadership skills and the ability to optimise team performance
  • Through training and other means, to keep fully up to date by undertaking any specific training or refresher course as identified during the annual Performance Appraisal or at any other time and to ensure that your required relevant legal knowledge and skills are still current. To maintain a written record of the required CPD hours of training as required by the Law Society for advocates
  • To monitor and help develop systems and procedures within the Section’s work area, including the use of technology
  • To assist in the development of new products and service opportunities
  • To seek guidance and assistance from the Practice Manager, when required on Practice Office Procedures and Staff (Human Resources)

 

Marketing

  • To market the firm’s client services
  • To attend nominated ‘networking events’ as appropriate
  • To assist in the development of new service opportunities
  • To promote the other services of the Practice

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Qualified Solicitor with Law Degree, LPC and with the ability to work within a managerial position with responsibility for the management of other members of staff
  • Excellent knowledge within their field of legal expertise and the ability to disseminate this knowledge to other members of the department in terms of advice given and developing others

 

Personal Attributes

  • To demonstrate an ability to cope with changing levels of workloads.
  • Presentable and reliable (smart/well groomed and on time)
  • Confident and Assertive
  • Mature and receptive
  • To be able to word-process and be computer literate
  • Self motivated and results driven
  • To have excellent numeracy and spelling skills
  • Responsible and flexible
  • Professional and positive attitude
  • To demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop in the role

 

Planning and Organisational Attributes

  • To demonstrate organisational and time management skills
  • To be able to demonstrate proactivity and attention to detail
  • Makes a positive contribution to setting their own objectives
  • Organised and able to prioritise their work
  • Plans ahead for predictable peaks or holidays, etc

 

Communication Attributes

  • Polite, diplomatic, friendly and patient
  • To demonstrate a natural empathy/affinity with clients and agents
  • Excellent report writing and written communication skills
  • Can communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Deals promptly and sensitively with difficult situations and people
  • Offers support to your team / colleagues when they need help
  • Responds to constructive feedback from Partners or team members and takes action to address any behaviours causing a problem

 

Problem Solving and Creativity

  • Ensures that checks are in place to ensure quality of work
  • Examines cause of problems and suggest solutions on how they can be solved
  • Suggests improvements to standards and working practices
  • Accepts and implements changes to new ideas and working practices

 

Candidates must be able to drive and have a car – parking space provided

 

Benefits:

Salary DOE

Death in Service (3x salary)

Westfield Health

Workplace Pension Scheme

Bonus Scheme

20 days holiday + stats

 

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Marketing Executive

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Executive, you will oversee the company’s marketing campaigns both internally and externally, playing a key part in communicating the organisations marketing message.

The role

  • Preparing and planning of all publicity material to maximise brand promotion
  • Creating and developing new innovative ways to communicate the company message to new and existing customers
  • Contributing to the annual sales and marketing plan
  • Planning and project managing marketing events and evaluating their success
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of all marketing activity
  • Developing and implementing an internal marketing programme
  • Supporting the sales team in day to day marketing activities
  • Writing copy for all marketing collateral, including brochures, letters, emails and websites
  • Understanding the product and customer profile and write thorough specs for each
  • Undertaking detailed ongoing analysis of marketing campaigns to ensure targets/budgets are met
  • Assisting in the production of ongoing competitor analysis and reporting, with particular reference to pricing, presentation and promotion
  • Social Media – Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pintrest, Instagram
  • ESI Website – Updating & adding products
  • Attending Trade Fairs – creating interest & assessing success
  • Creating mailshots
  • Management of website – WordPress
  • Preparation of marketing literature, company stationery and branding
  • Admin support as required including quotes and order processing
  • Collection & delivery cost monitoring (using pre-populated spreadsheet formula)
  • Euro exchange monitoring (using pre-populated spreadsheet formula)
  • Database management
  • Ensuring compliance is adhered to

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a similar marketing role
  • Ideally a degree in marketing would be advantageous as would CIM qualification
  • Strong and confident communicator
  • Excellent copywriting skills and experience
  • Design skills including graphics and web design
  • Strong creative outlook
  • Ability to prioritise workload, be decisive & take ownership
  • Strong organisation skills with a keen eye for detail

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Administrator

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to work within a busy team at their Sheffield based office.

The role:

Marketing:
• Social Media – Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pintrest, Instagram
• ESI Website – Updating & adding products
• Trade Fairs – creating interest & follow up admin
• Mailshots – creating mailing lists & sending
• Management of website – Updating & adding products
• Preparation of marketing literature
• Company stationery / branding

Business Development:
• Using ACT database, Barbour ABI, LinkedIn
• Representing the brand/s
• S&C Trips – arrangement of travel itinerary’s
• Travel arrangements as required for team & MD

Sales Process:

Create Quotes:
• ACT database updated with contact, company & project info
• Quotewerks system to create formal quote
• Managing Specifier & Contractor requests
• Working from technical drawings, specification documents & Bill of Quantities (BOQ)
• Recording on Quote Register – Excel
• Recording ‘Opportunities’ on ACT
• Cleansing ‘Dead’ files & updating Quote Register
• Providing 3D models /CAD drawings / Technical info as required

Process Order:
• Managing client PO / Order confirmation process
• Run credit checks
• Quotewerks system –
Send customer Order Confirmation
Send supplier Purchase Order
• Update Quote Register
• Update ‘Opportunities’ on Act

Manage Collections & Deliveries:
• Receive confirmation from supplier
• Complete collection documentation
• Arrange suitable time with customer, confirming any special delivery details
• Complete delivery documentation

Sales Reporting:
• Update Sales Register & ACT Opportunities

Cost Reporting:
• Collection & delivery cost monitoring (using pre-populated spreadsheet formula)
• Euro exchange monitoring (using pre-populated spreadsheet formula)
Accounts:
• Raise Invoices on delivery of order
• Raise Proforma invoices if prepayment required
• Raise PO for Suppliers

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Account Manager (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is well established within the Exhibitions & Events industry, they design and build award-winning custom-built exhibition stands throughout the UK & Worldwide.

Due to continuing success our client require a Business Development Manager whose responsibilities will include,

The role:

Sourcing of new potential sales leads from cold calling through to delivery of brief document

Responsible for various sales reporting procedures

Manage extensive client database and everything else involved in the creation of new sales leads

Show marketing at large international exhibitions all over the world forms an important part of this exciting opportunity

The candidate:

The role is very much sales driven and an essential part of that will be to cold-call on prospective new companies both internationally and in the UK, and looking for other ways to develop new business opportunities. You must have a high level of entrepreneurial flair and enjoy the challenge of new business and the big win, be self-motivated, organised, self-disciplined, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills to present to clients face-to-face and to build effective relationships at all levels.

If you have worked within the Exhibition & Events Industry, have Business Development/Sales experience and are looking for a new exciting opportunity then apply now!

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Business Development Manager (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An opportunity has arisen to join a multinational creative agency with a number of offices across the world as Business Development Manager.

The role is very much sales driven and an essential part of that will be to cold-call on prospective new companies both internationally and in the UK, building and maintaining strong client relationships.

Responsibilities
– Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the client business and corporate objectives
– Record all interactions and company insight in the agency CRM system
– Face to face client meetings
– Support the creation of RFI documentation at early stages of a tender response
– Target new business opportunities
– Show walking
– Drive new briefs
– Marketing
– Build a sales pipeline of new business opportunities

Skills and Experience
– Previous experience in a Business Development Role, identifying and qualifying opportunities
– Proven track record achieving sale targets
– Industry experience essential (exhibition, live events. B2B)
– An excellent communicator
– Pro-active team player
– A good understanding of exhibitions, events and ideally experiential marketing

If you have strong presentation skills, a proven sales record along with previous experience within the Exhibitions/Events industry please get in touch.

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Sales and Marketing Manager

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exceptional opportunity in a fast growing international company for a Sales and Marketing Manager with significant career aspirations.

About the company

Our client is a dynamic technology and service driven company operating in exciting international markets.

The company is entering a rapid growth phase and is now seeking to expand its operational management and to support and enhance these opportunities.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the role is to provide active sales and marketing support to the company’s international business development team.

Your key responsibilities will be:

– Working with the field sales teams to provide them with administrative and organisational support.
– Managing the sales opportunity and project database to ensure all information from the sales team is current and accurate.
– Assisting the sales team with provision of sales information to new customers in a timely fashion, including the issue and managing of standard quotations.
– Managing the content of the company’s web site to ensure it is always current.
– Managing and implementing company marketing programs.
– Organising corporate events.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes.

– Highly organised
– Non-nonsense common sense approach
– Pro-active self-starter
– Highly self-motivated
– Team player
– Excellent attention to detail
– Excellent communication skills – oral and written
– Computer literate – email, web, word

 

 

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Senior Marketing Officer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a dynamic marketing and design professional.

Key Duties

– Line manage the internal design team and the freelance design budget.
– Lead on the production and management of internal design jobs.
– Work with key agencies (including freelancers) to procure design and print services as appropriate.
– Lead on the production of high quality and engaging content for use across all channels.
– Design publicity material as required; including proof reading ensuring it is of
the highest quality.
– Support the Digital Officer to ensure the website content effectively showcases the business
– Use relevant software e.g. Mailchimp to design (Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and execute e-marketing campaigns.
– Support the development of social media activity where appropriate.
– Help to plan and execute marketing campaigns to target markets.
– Undertake duties to support the development and execution of the marketing strategy.
– Where appropriate, liaise with external agencies to manage projects, always ensuring best value.
– Improve the quality and consistency of the corporate image across the business
– Implement technology to engage and communicate effectively with all customers.
– Actively engage with customers to obtain feedback on marketing activity and design.
– Account manage key curriculum areas to feed wider marketing strategy.
– Support internal communications as appropriate.
– Support with B2B strategy, activity and communications as appropriate.
– Effectively engage with relevant managers and staff as appropriate to ensure the delivery of the Marketing Strategy.
– In the absence of the Head of Marketing, lead the creative team in pursuit of their duties.
– Support with wider marketing duties as appropriate such as open days, etc.
– Maintain a safe and healthy working environment in accordance with the business’ Health and Safety policies and procedures, in association with other colleagues and Managers.
– Operate within the business’ Equal Opportunities Framework to achieve targets and establish parity of esteem.
– Ensure the delivery of quality operations and/or service, in accordance with quality management.
– Ensure that all relevant work activities underpin the business’ commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
– Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by the Marketing Director.

 

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Marketing Officer

Andy File Associates Limited is working on behalf of their client as a recruitment agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

The Digital Engagement Officer is responsible for the delivery of high profile digital engagement activity and campaigns by applying website, digital advertising, social media and CRM tools and techniques to complex issues.

Key Duties

Duties to include:

* The production of high quality and engaging content (audio, video, images) for use across all channels.

* The implementation of publicity material as required; including copy writing and proof reading ensuring it is of the highest quality.

* The development and maintenance of the website (using Content
Management Systems) ensuring it is up-to-date and effectively showcases

*Support when necessary the development of the social media activity ensuring we maximise usage

*Support the development of key systems as appropriate (eg CRM, online payments etc).

*Undertake duties to support the development and execution of the marketing strategy

*Where appropriate, liaise with external agencies to manage projects, always ensuring best value

*Support with events when needed

*Improve the quality and consistency of the corporate image

*Implement technology to engage and communicate effectively with all customers

*Actively engage with customers to obtain feedback on marketing activity

*Effectively engage with relevant managers and staff as appropriate to ensure the delivery of the Marketing Strategy

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Sales and Digital Marketing Executive

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business with regards this permanent role on behalf of our client.

Job Purpose:

Our client is looking for an ambitious Sales & Marketing Executive who wants to develop their career, be part of a dynamic team and execute digital marketing strategies to customers around the world.

The Role:

This is both an exciting and challenging role working with the Sales & Marketing Team. There will be ample scope for further training and Continuous Professional Development.

The position is made up of two key areas:

  • You will support the Sales and Marketing Team to deliver the inbound marketing strategy, providing business leads and accelerated sales growth. The role will involve content creation and optimisation activities to drive traffic to their website, blog and social media.
  • You will deliver qualified sales leads and software demonstration requests/appointments to the Sales Team.

The role will be targeted and bonuses paid based on qualified leads that lead to sales.

Responsibilities:              

Working within the Sales and Marketing Team:

  • To create content marketing and lead nurturing campaigns to progress prospects through the sales funnel.
  • Liaise with the pre-sales team to drive relevant enquiries / form submissions which meet the ideal customer profile.
  • Creating marketing content and communications to both prospective and potential customers. This will include creating blog posts, newsletters, general email communication.
  • Plan and carry out marketing activities (principally online) to agreed budgets and timescales.
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information.
  • General support to the Sales and Marketing team
  • Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge and skills.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be degree level educated (Business/Marketing an advantage)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner.
  • Have excellent written communication skills.
  • Have a keen interest in developing both Sales and Marketing skills.
  • Be a confident, self-starter.
  • Have good knowledge of using Microsoft Office suite.
  • Possess a commitment to training and learning – you will be given time to complete Google Adwords Certification, Hubspot Certification and/or other role specific qualifications.

Experience or interest in the following will be an advantage:

  • Blog software, Analytics, SEO and/or CRM tools (familiarity with one or more of Salesforce, HubSpot and Google Analytics).
  • Photoshop / other design software

 

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