Marketing Executive

Marketing Executive

Job details

Organisation: Keating Chambers


Location: London

Salary: £35-40,000 p/a (depending on experience)

Closing date: 1st February 2024

About Keating Chambers

Keating Chambers is a leading set of commercial barristers’ chambers, with a thriving domestic and international practice, comprising 72 barristers (33 King’s Counsel and 39 juniors), and 4 international members. We have a global reputation for providing high quality advocates and exceptional client service. Our achievements are regularly acknowledged in The Lawyer’s “Hot 100 Lawyers” and “Top 20 Cases of the Year” lists, and we were awarded “Chambers of the Year” by The Lawyer in 2020.

Barristers at Keating specialise in construction; energy; infrastructure; international arbitration; IT; offshore construction; planning; procurement and associated professional negligence.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Executive to join our talented and experienced team. This is a forward-thinking and creative department with a busy programme of events (in person and virtual) and a wide-ranging remit of responsibilities across marketing, advertising, PR and business development. The role presents an opportunity to work across a range of areas of marketing.

General duties include: (1) the organisation of our international and domestic marketing events; (2) management of our digital marketing (including website, social media and podcasts); (3) client relationship management and maintenance of our client database; (4) proof reading of written work such as directory /award submissions, articles, blogs and Keating Legal Update. We are currently developing a new website and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be heavily involved in that exciting project.

The Marketing Department is one of three staff departments at Keating, alongside the Operations Team and Clerking Team, and all three work closely together. We foster a supportive environment and operate an inclusive culture where everyone’s efforts and views feel valued and important. Keating Chambers has been awarded a “Wellbeing at the Bar” certificate by the Bar Council in 2023 and “Best Chambers for Social Life” by Legal Cheek in 2022.

What we are looking for

The candidate must:

  • Have at least 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications, plus a minimum of five GSCEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above (to include Mathematics and English).
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build both strong internal and external relationships.
  • Have excellent communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills and the ability to work to a deadline.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accurate spelling and grammar.
  • Be a team player who is also able to work unsupervised and under pressure.
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive attitude in challenging circumstances.
  • Be creative and have a keen eye for detail.
  • Be able to discreetly handle confidential information.

Demonstrating some or all of the following would be desirable, but is not essential:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in the legal sector or a similar environment.
  • Qualification(s) in law and/or marketing.
  • Experience of running events.
  • Experience of using social media channels such as Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Experience of operating virtual platforms such as Zoom and Teams.
  • Experience editing/producing podcasts using software such as Garage Band and Buzzsprout.
  • Working knowledge of client relationship management systems such as Lex or MLC.
  • Working knowledge of marketing design apps including Canva, Photoshop and/or InDesign.

Salary & Benefits

  • Start date – immediate
  • Salary – £35-40,000 p/a (depending on experience)
  • Holiday entitlement – 20 days plus bank holidays, 22 days after one year and 25 days after two years
  • Pension
  • Benefits on completion of probationary period include: Bonus Scheme (up to 15% of salary based on targets set), Season Ticket Loan, Permanent Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Private Medical Insurance and bonus half-day ‘birthday’ holiday.

We encourage opportunities to learn and grow within the team by providing additional training relevant to your development in the role.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Keating Chambers is committed to (1) promoting and advancing equality and diversity in all its dealings, in particular in the provision of its services to its clients, the recruitment and retention of all Members, pupils and staff and fair access to work; and (2) providing a work environment in which all individuals, clients and the public are treated with dignity and respect. At the 2023 Chambers & Partners Awards, Keating Chambers were nominated for Outstanding Set for Diversity & Inclusion.

The selection procedure for this role (and all other roles) is operated without discrimination, that is to say without regard to irrelevant considerations such as sex, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, or age.

If you have a disability and require any adjustments at any stage, please inform us and we will endeavour to accommodate your needs. Our website provides additional information on the accessibility of our building at but please contact us if you require further clarification.

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 1 February 2024.  Please email your application form and a covering letter by email to

Applications will only be considered where applicants complete the application form and include a covering letter. Full job description and the application form can be found at: