The Specialist - Directories, Awards & Surveys will be part of a growing team responsible for coordinating and drafting Baker McKenzie's global directory and awards submissions that raise the Firm and Partners' profiles, and celebrate the work of Baker McKenzie.


  • Work as part of the central dedicated global Directories, Awards & Surveys team to coordinate submissions documents which highlight the Firm's work over the past 12 months for both law firm ranking purposes and awards opportunities. Work directly with Partners and key stakeholders in Baker McKenzie offices and practices around the world to draft these submissions
  • Lead the directories submissions process for specific countries or sets of awards, act as team lead on those occasions and supervise junior colleagues
  • Increase efficiency and apply best practice across all submissions so that the Firm achieves optimal outcomes
  • Produce high quality, consistent and strategic directory and awards submissions in an efficient and timely manner
  • Work closely with Manager on the prioritization of awards and directories in line with Firm BDMC strategy

Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Relevant experience drafting awards, other types of submissions or external marketing materials in a business environment
  • Knowledge of legal directories publications or experience in professional services marketing useful but not essential
  • Experience managing or coordinating processes or projects; collaborating with others to ensure good outcomes
  • Strong writing skills, professional curiosity and the confidence to work with people at every level in the Firm
  • Highly organised individual with a strong work ethic and a genuine interest in professional services marketing and in working for a global law firm
  • Enthusiastic, proactive attitude, with great self-motivation, team spirit and a passion for dealing with people
  • Comfortable working across multiple cultures and time zones in a matrix organization
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Fluent in spoken and written English