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About The Role

At HCR Law we are looking for professional marketing candidates to fill an invaluable role as Marketing Business Partner. The role can be based either in our Worcester, Cambridge or Cheltenham Office. 

The purpose of this role is to meet the daily operational marketing needs of a group of teams within the firm. It is a proactive, ‘hands on’, multi-channel role. You will use your knowledge of the teams you support to drive marketing outcomes. You’ll be a partner to your teams, working with them to deliver the activity on their plan, and to maximise emerging opportunities by being their first point of contact.

This is an ideal opportunity for a Senior Marketing Executive or Account Manager to grow into a position with more responsibility.

Does this sound like you?

  • Outcome and performance oriented
  • You do what you say, on time - thought and action are ‘the same’ to you
  • Creative, has ideas and knows how to execute them and you’ve done this before in an organisation of similar size and complexity
  • Reactive and responsive
  • Problem solver
  • Active listener
  • Growth mindset
  • Reliable
  • Able to adapt to stakeholders’ context and needs

If so, read on...

Areas of responsibility:

  • Be the first point of contact for a group of service, office or sector teams
  • Drive and deliver action on the team’s marketing plan (written by the Head of Marketing & BD with the team) – this includes delivering all types of marketing activity such as events, digital content, collateral, campaigns etc.
  • Respond to, triage and fully scope marketing need, working with colleagues in the core CMT to establish value and risk level of emerging opportunities and allocate appropriate resource accordingly
  • Access shared human and physical resources in the core team members, e.g. website exec/ graphics team, marketing kit, using your project management skills and experience to meet deadlines, co-ordinating with the other MBPs to ensure shared resource is available to all teams
  • Work with and delegate to marketing leads as a resource base to help you deliver
  • Provide marketing data/reports on outcomes and project costs
  • Deliver end-to-end team-led events – all aspects from invite to set up
  • Support teams with article editing to ensure quality, and to post on team/own social media profiles
  • Support teams with social media scheduling
  • Work with the core CMT to deliver team newsletters
  • Oversee management of databases
  • Draft raw material for website, e.g. new starter profiles
  • Support teams with their intranet management
  • Produce collateral, e.g. team service sheet/leaflets/videos

About You

Skills and experience. You will have:
  • Worked in a similar size and type of professional services organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will have an excellent eye for detail and be able to proof read effectively
  • Experience of handling complex or technically drafted copy and editing it for multiple audiences
  • Used project management software and Microsoft programmes
  • Higher level thinking skills – you will be a natural problem solver
  • Experience of delivering to KPIs in a fast-paced, highly motivated team and business
  • Track record of delivering campaigns and projects across multiple marketing channels including events, webinars, digital, print, business development materials
  • Emotional intelligence and resilience
  • Driven to perform at high levels, consistently
  • A passion for marketing – learnt through the theory. You will have a marketing focused degree and/or a CIM level qualification
  • A project management qualification would be advantageous

About Us

Benefits of working with us:

• Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
• 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
• Bonus scheme
• Electric vehicle scheme
• Happy People / Perks at Work benefits portal
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Life Assurance
• 1/3 gym membership contribution
• Flu vaccinations

Is HCR the smart move for you?

HCR suits people who love a challenge and want to work in an environment where careers thrive on the back of hard work and personal merit. Our people enjoy feeling part of something bigger than themselves, and whilst our clients drive our development, it is our people who bring their energy, enthusiasm, and entrepreneurial mindsets together to solve problems and help our clients succeed.

Why HCR people love their jobs

Our people tell us they enjoy working on good quality, interesting matters from a wide variety of our clients, because they get the experience they want to develop their careers. We will give you responsibility early, the mandate to make things happen and we’ll back your good ideas. Our “Passion for People” lives and breathes every day throughout the firm as our peoples’ energy and sense of fun create a warm environment in which to thrive.

What career progression will HCR offer you?

HCR’s growth constantly creates opportunities for people who want to go places and make a difference, your career plan can become part of our growth plan. At HCR you can expect to work with friendly, energetic, ambitious people, who love getting stuck into a client problem, and enjoy celebrating a good outcome. Our people value the sense of community provided by the individual personality of each office and the collegiate approach across all our service and sector teams.

What does HCR believe, achieve and stand for?

As a Times Best Law firm, among the UK Top 60, we provide the full range of services that you would expect to organisations, business leaders and individuals. However, in our mission to give everyone the opportunity to experience a different kind of legal service we take an entrepreneurial approach. We’re flexible and responsive to the needs of our clients, delivering the best outcomes for them. We have more than 800 lawyers and support staff, including more than 150 partners, and have been awarded the Law Society’s Lexcel quality mark in recognition of our compliance and client care standards.

With ten offices in England and Wales our well-established presence stretches from west to east, ensuring clients can access a full-service legal offering no matter where they’re located. We’ve expanded significantly in Birmingham, Cardiff and the Thames Valley, and our merger with Hewitsons resulted in a full service regional hub being established in the heart of the Waterside innovation area centre of Northampton. Our London and Cambridge continue to grow apace.

With solid connections in the communities we work in, and a track record of delivering legal advice to businesses and individuals throughout the areas we base ourselves in, our clients continue to value our approach to providing legal advice, in the way they need, when they need it.


As HCR is an equal opportunities employer, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them. We want to attract a diverse and ambitious workforce that reflects all backgrounds and skills to create a workplace that is supportive and inclusive, recognises and nurtures talent, and which works together to achieve the best outcome for our clients. We are privileged to be an armed forces-friendly organisation.

We also want you to achieve your absolute best during the recruitment process.  Please let us know of any changes we can make at any point that will help support your application.  If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. 

A note for recruitment agencies – The HCR Resourcing Team is responsible for recruitment across the firm, and where possible will use direct hiring methods. We do work with a Preferred Supplier List, and where appropriate, we will release vacancies to those agencies who we deem most appropriate to support us. Only those agencies will be invited to submit candidates via our recruitment portal. Any speculative or unsolicited CVs sent to any employee or Partner of HCR will not be considered an introduction, and no fees will be applicable. Furthermore, we retain the right to pursue these candidates without query of ownership

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