The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors.
You will be required to work as part of a large, extremely busy team of 11 which includes three event specialists, four event officers, three event coordinators and one team administrator. You will be part of a smaller team that is comprised of an event specialist and an event officer. So while you will be expected to work well as a member of both teams, you will also be expected to work on your own initiative.
You will liaise with, and manage relationships with people at varying levels from a wide range of teams within the Law Society and external speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, delegates and suppliers. You will be expected to interact appropriately and communicate effectively with people from all levels from across the organisation as well as senior professionals who speak at and attend the events organised by the team. The team as a whole is responsible for organising more than 400 events a year.
We offer a comprehensive flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional environment.
For an application pack, please refer to our website www.lawsociety.org.uk/careers/vacancies/
To apply for this role, please either: Complete an application form, clearly marking the campaign number or submit your CV and covering letter in one document.
If you are submitting a CV and covering letter, please ensure that your CV and covering letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience requirements of the role.
Please also include the following:
- The relevant job title and campaign number
- Confirmation of your current salary
- Confirmation of how you heard about the role/where you saw the role advertised
- A completed Equal Opportunities form
Your application should be submitted in WORD format to HRDDirectRecruitment@lawsociety.org.uk by 4pm on Wednesday 29 May 2013.
The Law Society Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce and are positive about recruiting people with disabilities, and are accredited with the Two Ticks symbol. We are a recognised Stonewall Diversity Champion, and are a member of the Race for Opportunity scheme. Please see our website for further information.