Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Title: Social Media and Digital Assistant

Location: London (Alie Street Aldgate)

Hybrid: Yes 2 days a week

Salary: £25-30,000 per annum

About Us

Career Legal are a market leading recruitment firm, specialising in Legal recruitment across multiple specialisms. We are proud to represent Magic Circle, boutique, UK based and international law firms across the board and know our clients inside out, which enables us to be able to find the best talent for their requirements.

Our reputation within the market enables us to attract the best people for our clients and we are ambitious for the future. We dont use KPIs and heavy sales tactics, we prefer to work collaboratively across teams to ensure we are delivering the best service possible in a professional and friendly way.

We are a team of approximately 50 recruiters and support staff (and growing!) who very much have a family feel, are committed to best practice and pride ourselves on inclusivity. We encourage new ideas and are constantly evolving to ensure we are remaining the best at what we do.

The Role

Through a strong period of growth and successes, we have found ourselves in a position where we require an ambitious Social Media and Digital Assistant to join our team to help us achieve our future goals of continued growth and to help increase our brand awareness.

We are looking for a Social Media and Digital Assistant who is keen to develop and grow our brand and join us in the next exciting steps for our organisation. You will collaborate across all teams to improve our social media presence, maintain our website, develop compelling campaigns and provide analytical feedback on the success of our campaigns to help build a future marketing strategy. We are keen to speak with creative individuals who have fresh ideas to build on and who would enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

Website and social media

Daily website and social media channel management (LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook)

Writing content and creating branded posts to distribute across channels and website

Researching articles relevant to current affairs and the industry to share on the website and social media

Reporting on campaigns and producing data to share with the board of Directors (Google Analytics and SEO)

Video and online seminars

Creating video content and editing

Organising and running online webinars/seminars and uploading to YouTube


Planning the full process of client events collaboratively with Recruitment Consultants

oManaging mailing lists

oCreating and sending invitations

oManaging RSVPs

oProducing event collateral

oSourcing and booking venues and catering

Gathering post-event feedback and advising on improvements and best practices for future events


Taking headshots for all existing staff and new joiners, ensuring a consistent brand image

Creating and editing bespoke images for social media posts

Attending internal and client events to capture images

General tasks

Ensuring all data on the internal CRM system is clean and up to date

Developing a marketing strategy and social media calendar

Being a brand ambassador, ensuring all collateral is within brand guidelines

Updating branded collateral (i.e. timesheets, promotional materials, Annual Salary Survey)

Sending mailouts to clients and candidates

Person Specification

Marketing degree (or similar) is desirable

Proactive with a positive attitude

Strong attention to detail and proof-reading skills

Excellent written and verbal communication

Creative with a best practice approach to all tasks

Commercially aware of current affairs and proactively producing content to highlight and encourage conversations

Key Skills

Working knowledge of HubSpot and SurveyMonkey

Excellent working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator

Experience with using Canva

Photography, video creation and editing skills are extremely desirable


After successful completion of your probation period, you will be eligible for the following benefits:

HSF Healthcare contribution scheme

BUPA Healthy Minds Employee Assistance Programme

Hybrid working policy

Cycle to work scheme

Training courses

2 paid charity days per year

Regular company-wide social events and summer/Christmas parties

Perk box subscription which includes discounts on gyms and shopping

Company pension contribution

Celebration gifts for life events and length of service

Monthly lunch delivery

Weekly fresh fruit delivered to the office

Plus more!

East London, England, UK