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Current opportunities

Find our Current Opportunities below:

Senior Solicitor - Land and Rural Business

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Solicitor to join our leading Land and Rural Business Team.

The successful candidate will become involved in a full range of rural work including dealing with the purchase and sale of estates, forests, farms and country houses, voluntary first registrations together with advising on crofting issues and agricultural holdings legislation.  

Candidates will possess a desire to actively contribute to the development of our successful and forward-thinking team.  They will be confident in working independently and running their own caseload, but also be willing and able to work with other members of the team on larger or more complex transactions.  They will contribute to the financial success of the team and the Firm by meeting agreed targets.  Candidates will be expected to have experience of contributing to business development and marketing strategies.

Applications are invited from candidates with over 2 years PQE.  The position is full-time and based in Edinburgh. 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to Recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

BD & Marketing Assistant Manager

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development & Marketing Assistant Manager to join our BD and Marketing team in our Edinburgh office.  The successful applicant will support the firm in planning and executing its marketing strategy and identify opportunities to maximise generation of fees and accelerate growth. The role includes supervising the marketing team and assisting with the management of their workload.

The main duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in establishing team objectives and plans, including budgetary management and operational running of marketing & BD activities.
  • Planning and development of editorial and social media content for use across a variety of communication channels (internal and external), including drafting copy and design.
  • Undertake research and conduct analysis on client, targets, markets, competitors and marketing trends in order to identify existing clients and targets for new business opportunities.
  • Understand the commercial imperative of Client Relationship Management, client care, account planning and knowledge management.
  • Manage key suppliers and associated contracts and maintain professional, internal and external relationships.
  • Ensure coordination and consistency of the firm’s brand
  • Prepare and coordinate ITT responses, pitches/ proposals, presentations and legal directory submissions
  • Support key personnel in preparing for BD presentations and assist with research and follow up on outcomes and debrief as required.
  • Implement internal and external communications through PR activity, website, publications, events, direct marketing and commissioning marketing services as and when required
  • Assist with developing, implementing and monitoring systems and procedures as necessary to promote the smooth running of the marketing team

The role requires a highly motivated, pro-active and confident team player with the ability to prioritise a high volume workload to an exceptional standard.  The successful applicant will be a creative thinker with first class communication skills and the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships. 

The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ experience (professional services experience is desirable but not a necessity). They will also hold a relevant business or marketing qualification. Proven track record of supervising/managing team would be advantageous. This role would suit a Senior Executive looking to take the next step in their career.

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

BD & Marketing Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development & Marketing Assistant to join our BD and Marketing team in our Edinburgh office.  The successful applicant will act as a professional representative of the firm and assist in providing the firm’s partners, departments and key sector groups with marketing administration support and services.

The main duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for marketing & business development administration activities for the department and on behalf of fee earners.
  • Assist in implementing internal and external communications through email, website, social media, publications and direct marketing.
  • Responsible for events and seminars from planning through to evaluating success of events following initial agreement.
  • Assist with reporting on marketing budget.
  • Assist with production of marketing collateral from design through to print/ delivery.
  • Conduct regular market and competitor research and report on findings.
  • Monitor social media accounts and Google analytics and provide insights into how to make our activity more effective.
  • Assist in keeping website and social media accounts up to date.
  • Assist in improving the accuracy of the firm’s marketing database, working with fee earners to ensure database is correct, constantly and consistently updated and used in the most effective manner.
  • Assist in improving systems and procedures necessary to ensure smooth running of the marketing department including database, business development and tendering activities.

The role requires a highly motivated, pro-active and confident team player with the ability to prioritise a high volume workload to an exceptional standard.  The successful applicant will be a creative thinker with first class communication skills and the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships.

The successful candidate will have a professional qualification in Marketing (or a related subject) or will have at least 2 years experience in a similar role.

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

HR Officer/HR Advisor

We are currently recruiting for an HR Officer/HR Advisor to join our HR team in our Edinburgh office.  The successful applicant will act as a professional representative of the firm providing assistance and support to the HR Manager, the Partners and the employees of the firm, ensuring all HR services are carried out timeously and efficiently.

This is a highly varied and exciting role for a generalist HR professional. The main responsibilities will include:

  • Playing a key role in the recruitment process by drafting job specifications, posting vacancies, liaising with agencies and directly with candidates, co-ordinating interviews and attending as necessary.
  • Co-ordination and delivery of employee, trainee and summer intern inductions.
  • To manage the employee probationary review process.
  • Payroll administration including the management of the purchase of holiday process.
  • Managing the organisation and co-ordination of trainee recruitment including attending law fairs, administering the PEAT 2 training programme, mentor meetings, seat rotations and all other related matters.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the Firms Summer Placement Programme including the recruitment process, administering the training programme and acting on feedback as appropriate.
  • Organisation & co-ordination of the Performance Review Process and Personnel Development Plans to assist in the development of the employees including training analysis.
  • Co-ordination of both internal and external training including the organisation of the Firm’s Training Academy.
  • Maintenance of Firm policies and procedure

The role requires a highly motivated, pro-active and confident team player with the ability to prioritise a high volume workload to an exceptional standard.  The successful applicant will have first class communication skills and have the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in a generalist HR role. Experience within the legal industry or the wider professional services industry is desirable however not essential.

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

 

Solicitor - Housebuilder

We have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor to join our established Housebuilder team. The key objective of this role is to support the Commercial Property Division's legal work specialising in property development in particular Housebuilder work on behalf of clients. The post is Edinburgh based.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To deliver support and legal advice services in the following main areas:
    • Plot Disposals
    • Funding and Planning Agreements
    • Site Assembly
    • Part Exchange and Shared Equity Transactions
    • Complex title examination and related conveyancing, leases and options
  • To develop and maintain relationships on behalf of the firm with existing clients of the firm and to achieve repeat business for the Firm. This includes delivery to agreed standards and co-ordination of services for clients;
  • Conducting research in to technical commercial property matters and related issues
  • To support marketing and business development projects where required.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about commercial property and wants to work in a friendly, supportive, professional environment.   Candidates will possess a desire to actively contribute to the success and development of our forward thinking, proactive Housebuilder team.  They will be confident in working independently and running their own transactions, but also be willing to work with other members of the team on larger or more complex transactions.

The successful candidate will have ideally 1 year PQE in a similar role.

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce. 

Closing date for applications is 29 June 2018

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