Marketing & Events Coordinator

Marketing & Business Development

Job Reference

2100017S

Function

Marketing & Business Development

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

Are you our future Marketing and Events Coordinator that would like to create new standards and wants to make a difference in creating high quality client events and improve our go-to-market activities? Then please get in contact with our team!

DLA Piper is a global law firm recognized for our innovation and entrepreneurialism. Operating in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific means that we are uniquely positioned to support our clients wherever they operate, whilst supporting our local communities and providing our people with rewarding global career opportunities. 
    
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. 

The Marketing & Business Development team has a leading role in profiling our firm in the corporate legal services market. The Marketing and Events Advisor is part of DLA Piper’s Marketing & Business Development team. The Marketing and Events Advisor reports to the Marketing & Business Development Manager and is also connected with the international events and marketing team.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Marketing and Events Advisor you will work alongside our colleagues in Amsterdam on the positioning of our brand and messaging to our clients and other target groups. You will take ownership for the execution and quality of our client events, and aspects of our marketing strategy. In this role you are also actively involved in key projects and campaigns aligned with our firm’s strategy, including but not limited to: the relocation of our office, social media campaigns, positioning papers and topics like ESG and D&I. Furthermore, your responsibilities will include: 

  • Coordinate and manage the end to end process of our client events; coordinate all operational aspects of our client events including: the invitation process, promotion of the event on internal and external social media channels and contact with our suppliers;
  • Leverage our current sponsorships and embed these opportunities into our event planning; 
  • Advise, support and guide the business on relevant messaging for marketing materials; 
  • Shape DLA Piper’s marketing strategy in the Netherlands as well as firm-wide campaigns; 
  • Support practice groups with their marketing plans & content marketing activities; and
  • Contribute to external brand campaign/content creation, thought leadership, capability statements, media relations, social media management, website and award submissions.

ABOUT YOU

  • Professional experience: 3 – 5 years experience in marketing, events and/ or communications in an organisation which is complex and/ or international
  • A self-starter who is hands on, flexible and able to work within tight deadlines
  • Proactive and able to identify opportunities and follow up on initiatives
  • Self-sufficient in prioritizing, organizing your own workload and planning ahead
  • Affinity with business-to-business and purpose driven culture
  • Good communications and writing skills
  • Confident and approachable communications style with positive, can-do attitude to solving issues, seeing opportunities, and offer solutions and
  • Eye for detail, pragmatic, creative and good analytical skills

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package and recognition for the value you bring to our team and business: 

  • Part of the Amsterdam and Europe-wide MBD team, while being responsible for a selection of our events and marketing campaigns in the Netherlands
  • An ambitious, fast-growing, progressive and challenging work environment
  • Support, coaching and feedback from really great colleagues
  • A pleasant and inspiring internationally oriented work environment
  • An informal working atmosphere with an open door policy
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and advance your career towards becoming an expert in your field
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • 28 vacation days and
  • A financial contribution to your fitness subscription via Bedrijfsfitness Nederland

Apply? 

If you are seeking to enhance your career in a progressive and challenging work environment, please send your CV with supporting documents, detailing why you are the right candidate for this position. 

If you have any specific questions beforehand, please contact Jordi Spijker (jordi.spijker@dlapiper.com or 06-22 650 834)