Current Marketing/Business Development Opportunities

**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at geri@capitolrecruiters.com.


Marketing Assistant - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position provides support to the Chief Marketing Officer and marketing department, including administrative support for various projects and initiatives.  Duties for this position include:

Assist with creation of documents for Business Development.

Schedule/organize meetings with lawyers and groups. This includes conference calls, video conference calls, and webinar presentations. Prepare agendas and other materials.

Field requests for CLE credit in conjunction with client presentations in key jurisdictions and submit all required information within deadlines.

Manage firm accreditation in key jurisdictions, maintain program credit requirements by state, and monitor accreditation status as needed. Maintain library of CLE program materials and details.

Assist with accounting and budget requests.

Create weekly/quarterly e-alert client communications.

Maintain inventory of marketing materials.

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree, A minimum of one year of administrative experience in a fast-paced professional environment is required. Experience in a law firm or similar professional services setting is ideal. Previous experience processing Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and managing programs a plus. Strong project management and organizational skills. Responsive and service oriented. Strong attention to detail. Solid oral and written communication skills. Ability to multitask. Proficiency with Word,  PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe CS6. InterAction skills a plus. Proactive and able to make recommendations for improving processes and procedures.  Salary $44k plus generous employee benefits.

Multimedia Design & Production Specialist - for top tier law firm in Washington, DC.  Ideal candidate has current experience with the latest digital and multimedia technologies and platforms necessary to create, edit and distribute creative media.  This position will work in a variety of areas—including web, video, podcasts, and traditional collateral to support Marketing and Communications efforts and promote firm brand.  Projects will vary, and will progress with growth of the firm.  This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys production and graphic design alike, is well-versed in social media tools and applications, has keen attention to detail, is flexible and adaptive, and can work collaboratively across an organization.
 
Responsibilities include:

Scheduling, shooting, editing and distributing video for internal and external use.

Helping design and manage the podcasting program. 

Assist in managing the digital landscape, including social media such as LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and other sites, as well as assisting with analytics reports.

Partnering with other graphic design staff to create layouts for print, presentations, social, web and emails.

Designing, modifying and updating graphic files for production.

Making updates to existing designs when change is needed, often with a quick turnaround.

Working independently to create new offerings, based on an established look-and-feel.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree (Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or a related field). 5+ years of directly related professional experience. Law firm or professional services experience with in-house Creative is ideal. Demonstrated working knowledge of fundamentals with project management approaches, tools and methodologies. Possess expertise in the latest techniques and technology needed to design quality creative media. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator/Premiere Pro and Rush), basic HTML, Microsoft Office, iManage, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with graphics, including image optimization, file size and type, and font use. Highly organized with attention to detail. Working knowledge of design, photography, video, print and/or graphic production workflow. Ability to balance competing priorities while remaining flexible and creative. Proven ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocation and run team meetings. Ability to find optimizations to process and deliverables that drive quicker turn-around times while upholding creative quality. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, interacting with senior executives and creative teams alike. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance competing demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced professional environment. Flexible and able to switch directions and modify priorities. Quick and flexible problem solver, estimating design & production project time and schedules. Excellent written and oral communication skills including basic editing skills.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Assistant Director of Busines Development - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is the most senior business development role supporting global Litigation and Investigations practices. This position works with practice group leaders, the Director of Business Development and business development team.  Candidate's focus is managing and supporting development/implementation of strategic business initiatives. This position has five direct reports and reports to the Director of Business Development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with global Litigation Practice Group chairs regarding business development planning process. Work with key lawyer stakeholders and BD (business development) team members to develop annual business plans for assigned practice groups. Ensure plans have clearly stated action items, and measurable milestones. Develop/monitor supporting budgets for assigned practices and review monthly general ledgers. Prepare for quarterly practice group meetings with the Management Committee; provide actionable post-meeting reports. Develop client-specific pitches and proposals and conduct preparatory sessions with lawyers. Coordinate with Market Research team to analyze market opportunities and to assist lawyers in preparation for client meetings and pitches and RFP responses. Collaborate with Relationship Manager program team to maintain and expand relationships with targeted clients. Support strategic and logistical aspects of the lateral integration process. Provide one-on-one business development coaching and training sessions to lawyers. Identify/evaluate sponsorship and speaking opportunities; ensure effective participation and ROI. Recommend thought-leadership opportunities and CLE programs for clients. Work with Business Development team members to draft submissions for directory listings and other awards, including Chambers, Global Investigations Review, Global Arbitration Review, Global Competition Review, and AmLaw’s, NLJ’s, and the Recorder’s “Litigation Department of the Year” awards. Ensure up-to-date representative client lists and matters/deal descriptions and maintain descriptions in experience database. Provide support for client events, including concept development, invitation creation and logistics. Meet regularly with direct reports to assess and manage workloads, project prioritization, and coverage needs. Support team training and professional development objectives. Conduct annual review with specific feedback and recommendations.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required. MBA a plus. Must have at least five years of Marketing and/or Client Development manager-level experience supporting multiple practice groups in a large multi-office firm. Prior successful background of accomplishment in marketing and business development. Litigation practice marketing/client development experience is ideal. Superior interpersonal and written communication skills. Demonstrated leadership, resourcefulness, and initiative. Prior supervisory experience required supervising at least three direct reports. Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment while managing deadlines and competing priorities.  Prior experience with software for marketing practice groups, such as databases, and knowledge management tools.

Salary is commensurate with experience.