Legal Futures is hiring a Publishing and Events Assistant


Publishing and Events Assistant

About Us
Legal Futures (www.legalfutures.co.uk) is an online news publisher and events company for the legal profession and provides ground-breaking daily news coverage and market intelligence as well as high-profile conferences. We are a small but entrepreneurial and highly-driven team and are now looking for an enthusiastic graduate to join us.

About the role
This is a hands-on role for a multi-skilled self-starter who enjoys managing a varied work load. It’s also a great opportunity for someone looking to learn about online publishing, marketing and event management. Responsibilities include:

  • Daily updating of editorial and advertising content from our commercial supporters onto our websites, using WordPress
  • Day to day administration of our social media platforms using HootSuite
  • Setting up and distributing weekly e-newsletters to our subscribers using iContact
  • Producing regular reports for our clients using Google Analytics
  • Managing delegate registrations to our conferences
  • Administrative and research support

Key skills

Essential

  • Excellent IT literacy is absolutely essential. We are looking for someone who enjoys learning new software, and is genuinely interested in social media, blogging and digital marketing
  • Experience of WordPress is highly advantageous, as well as the main social media platforms we use: LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.
  • A good working knowledge of Excel.
  • Attention to detail in order to carry out research tasks quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent English language and writing skills
  • Initiative and a “can do” attitude

Advantageous

  • Some relevant work experience
  • An interest in Google Analytics, web development and SEO would be a bonus.
  • Understanding of online and traditional print publishing processes

What can we offer you

  • A broad role which gives the opportunity to learn about different aspects of publishing and events
  • Practical work experience and the opportunity to learn from media professionals with a wealth of experience we are happy to share
  • A friendly and relaxed working environment, including work from home days

This is a temporary role from 1 August to 30 November 2016, with the possibility of a permanent role afterwards.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Rebecca.rose@legalfutures.co.uk by 1 July 2016

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