Job Description

  • Job Reference:P965663CC1_1621859823

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Connor Casey

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Content Writer - Employment Law

  • Job Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Job Purpose

To provide a sound employment law contact point for all Content Team stakeholders; to create employment law and HR content for a range of purposes including for subscription employment law websites; to undertake quality checks on content created by the Content Team; to ensure that client focussed consultancy documentation constantly reflects the HR challenges of employers in varying sectors; to broaden the sector specific knowledge of all employment law stakeholders; to assist in the training of employment law stakeholders across the Group; to identify themes and trends of HR challenges; to provide a commercial interpretative voice on legal developments briefings to keep a large team of Advisory and Documentation Consultants up to date with legal developments.

Job Overview

The person undertaking this role will assist the Group Content Manager in ensuring that all highly technical employment law content is maintained to an excellent level and is available to team stakeholders. They will enhance the employment law knowledge of Group employees, clients and prospective clients to ensure that clear, concise and accurate data is provided in line with company protocols and up to date legislation. This role sits within the Group Content Team and supports the Publishing, Advisory, Consultancy and Sales/Marketing departments across Group companies in identifying employment law updates to ensure a persistent focus on the quality of service that we provide.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

* Maintaining and continually developing content on employment law and HR subscription websites by providing written technical and practical guidance on employment law matters.
* Ensuring the Group’s Consultancy offering e.g. template contracts and handbooks etc is kept up to date in respect of legal and other important developments designed to safeguard clients position.
* Creating and delivering training sessions where required.
* Ensuring the Group’s perspective is considered in the future shaping of employment law by responding to Government consultations on employment law and HR matters.
* Creating bespoke employment law presentations.
* Speedy reactive summary briefings on topical employment law issues as they develop and employment law updates for an advisory and a sales audience.
* Undertaking research projects on areas of employment law to ensure sufficient resources are available to Consultants, focussing on enhancing resources in specific sectors of industry.
* Speedy reactive summary briefings on topical employment law issues as they develop and employment law updates for an advisory and a sales audience.
* Ensuring internal tools created for use by advisory departments are continually enhanced.
* Writing articles and various types of content for employment law websites in addition to internal, industry specific and national publications on employment law matters and case law.
* Assisting with providing speedy comment for external publications on topical employment matters and case law as and when required.
* Updating the Marketing department with topical news stories, legislative changes and supplying content.
* Responding to ad hoc employment law queries from all areas of the Group via email and verbal communication.
* Creating employment law and HR policies for clients and use on websites.
* Undertaking research under own initiative.
* Keeping personal employment law knowledge up to date.
* Assisting in the promotion of awareness of the Group’s broader research activities and foster excellent working relationships with all departments and teams.
* Using all Office packages.
* Undertaking any task delegated by the Group Content Manager.
* To attend meetings as required.
* All other tasks deemed necessary by Management.

What you Bring to the Team

* In depth knowledge of employment law and HR issues.
* Experience of analysing legislation and interpreting it in the context of UK employment law.
* Excellent written skills and ability to adapt written tone to suit audience.
* An eye for detail.
* Strong research skills.
* An ability to convey legal information in a creative manner.
* Ability to work under pressure to short-term and long-term deadlines.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties it is subject to change and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Why join our team?

This is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in an employment law environment and be in a team spearheading the development of large departments regarding important legal changes. You will see exactly how employment law is used at a practical level for the people it was created to protect and ensure that HR practitioners across the country can tap into useful, valuable information to help them do their jobs. Your technical knowledge will grow every day – you will gain incredible insight into the finest detail of the law and how it should be interpreted. You’ll also have the opportunity to be involved in a work culture that likes to give to its employees.



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