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We are on the search for a Content Manager to join us on a permanent basis. This is an exciting new role within the Marketing Team, created to contribute to supporting Burges Salmon in its continued and strategic growth.

Working closely with our Head of Pursuits, Head of Business Development and Head of Marcomms, you will be responsible for:

  • Writing, reviewing and editing proposal content for tenders across the firm.
  • Line management of a Content Assistant, working closely with them to create a content management system for all content types, as well as maintaining up-to-date best practice content.
  • Collaborating with lawyers to produce content across a variety of sectors and specialisms, as well as training and upskilling lawyers on best practice tender writing.
  • Supporting strategic opportunities and embedding best practice processes.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the pursuit process in response to procurement-driven tenders.
  • Developing an acute awareness of pursuit best practice and escalating where appropriate.
  • Resolving challenges and managing feedback, in an efficient way, to minimise overall impact to project management plans.

To be successful as our Content Manager, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience and confidence as a writer, with evidence of producing quality written content for example: bid writing, sales case studies, briefings, webpage content, award content or internal/external communication materials.
  • A self-starter who is methodical, organised, and ability to adapt approach and style according to business need.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain professionalism, diplomacy and tact at all times, preferably with line management experience.
  • The ability to manage conflicting priorities and be flexible in adapting to change.
  • Strong influencing and communication skills developed through a combination of higher education studies and/or employment.
  • Dedication to building and maintaining strong working relationships.
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Commercial awareness and commitment to continuous improvement.

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – AmbitionCollaborationCommitmentFairnessQuality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page. 

We were delighted to be awarded RollonFriday's “Law Firm of the Year 2022” and listed in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP who have awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

For more information please see the job description attached below, any questions regarding the role or the interview process please contact Eleanor Schamroth (Resourcing Co-ordinator) on eleanor.schamroth@burges-salmon.com or 0117 307 6548.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If you are interested in applying, please submit an application as soon as you can.


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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

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Competitive Salary
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Pension and life assurance
Private medical insurance
Parental leave
Childcare vouchers
Flexible working
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