Marketing and Business Development Assistant Manager - LK Shields

We are seeking a motivated and ambitious Marketing and Business Development Assistant Manager.  This role is crucial in supporting the firm’s marketing and business development efforts to enhance brand visibility across core target markets, develop client relationships and to drive business growth.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong blend of creativity, organisational skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Company LK Shields Solicitors
Location Dublin 2
Position / Title Marketing and Business Development Assistant Manager
Department Marketing
Reporting to Emer Craig, Director of Marketing
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply Please apply via our website here.

Core responsibilities:

  • Event Coordination: Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of in-person and digital events such as webinars, seminars, conferences, and client entertainment.
  • Content and Collateral Creation: Assist in generating compelling written, visual and A/V content for the firm’s website, social media, eMarketing, merchandise and other types of digital and print marketing collateral.
  • Social Media and Website Management: Manage and maintain the firm’s web and social media presence by scheduling posts, engaging with followers, monitoring trends and identifying opportunities to increase online visibility.
  • Marketing Analytics/Reporting: Monitor and analyse the performance of marketing initiatives.  Using various web based and internal systems produce reports and provide insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Database Management: Assist in the management and maintenance of client information in the firm’s CRM.  Ensure mailing and invite lists are up to date and accurate.
  • Document Production: Assist in the production of various types of documents to include referral reports, directory submissions, slideshows, and pitch and tender documents.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the partners and practice groups to assist them with their marketing and business development needs and to ensure that messaging is consistent across all firm activity.
  • Administrative Tasks: Provide general administrative support to include scheduling meetings, coordinating conference attendance, and managing expense reports/budgets.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience (2-3 years) in a similar role ideally in a legal or professional services environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in stakeholder engagement and supplier negotiation.
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment without compromising quality of output.
  • Highly motivated with strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Digital and systems competencies across Microsoft Office suite of products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Teams (and other online meeting and event software), eMarketing software, content management systems, client relationship management systems, design software to include Adobe and Canva, and Google Analytics and SEO tools.

 The successful candidate will be based in our Dublin office with flexibility to work a maximum of two days from home.

All applicants should submit a career resume and letter of application outlining their suitability for the role.  We offer a competitive remuneration package which will be commensurate to experience.

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