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 Experience Information Analyst – for global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position will be instrumental in the new experience software platform, developing processes and workflows to collect experience data, while remaining actively involved in keeping experience information accurate and up-to-date.  After the launch of the program, the Analyst will be involved in gathering feedback from users, keeping the data fresh and planning improvements that address the needs of constituents across the Firm, including lawyers, marketing, IT, finance, matter intake, business development and recruiting.

Responsibilities:

• Work with the Director of Business Development regarding planning, implementation and deployment of a new industry-leading experience database platform.

• Prepare experience data, including addressing data quality issues, for migration into the new system.

• Develop and make recommendations on configuration options, workflows, processes, and fields or the platform.

• Serve as the experience database ambassador within the Firm and encouraging maximum adoption. Leading training and support for Marketing staff on the effective use of the software.

• Develop effective communications including documentation for various stakeholders on the planning, implementation and use of experience resources.

• Function as central resource to the business development team regarding experience descriptions.

• Enter experience information data from awards submissions and other sources into the database.

• Collaborate with business development team members and attorneys, creating and updating compelling experience lists to be used in pitches and marketing materials.

• Devise internal processes and procedures for gathering experience information.

• Exploring new ways for the Firm to get full value from the experience database platform.

Position Requirements: 

• Bachelor’s degree required. 

• 3+ years of prior experience working at a law firm or relevant professional services firm.

• Prior experience as a legal assistant/paralegal or in legal marketing a plus.

• Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

• Prior experience with databases required.

• Expertise with experience databases preferred, especially with software of the Foundation Software Group.

• Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills.

• Proven project management skills and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.

• Deep understanding of law firms and of the scope of work handled by large law firms.

• Experience documenting and communicating processes and workflows.

• Experience with managing data and data entry.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Graphic Designer – for marketing department of  prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is responsible for supporting design projects and Firm-wide marketing communications activities, with particular emphasis on interactive digital content, printed, and electronic collateral production.  Duties for this position:

  Format and improve PowerPoints, pitches, and proposals.

Create infographics for use in pitch materials and brochures.

Support the project management, copy-editing, design, and production of printed and electronic materials. This includes advertisements, brochures, note cards, newsletters, signage, folders, bulletins, presentations, white papers, infographics, banner ads, event collateral, website, and microsites.

Maintain an inventory of marketing materials and coordinate distribution to offices. 

Format and refine lawyer headshots.

Maintain the Marketing Department’s intranet-based repository of marketing and business development materials.

Conduct project creative briefs with colleagues and internal clients.

Maintain the Firm’s image and photo library and acquire and file new stock photography on a regular basis.

Advise on logo and branding questions.

Coordinate with outside vendors on print production of materials (obtain estimates, manage revisions, review proofs).

Assist with motion graphics and other visual content for Firm videos  ?    Update the Firm’s website content and advise on visual components.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, must have at least 2 years of similar experience in a law firm or professional services firm, experience transforming written content into visually engaging presentations and infographics, attention to detail and proven project management skills, visual aptitude and experience with design work, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, prior experience working with print vendors, fluency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe In-design, Illustrator, and Photoshop experience.                 Experience with Ceros or other interactive design tools, Sitecore CMS or other CMS tools, HTML ideal.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Marketing/CRM Specialist – For prominent global law firm.  This position is responsible for marketing automation and data quality management of CRM systems. Ideal candidate has prior experience with CRM, ERM, marketing automation tools, and an understanding of how the tools support firm-wide business strategy.  Some of the duties for this position:

Manage the CRM database, including coordination of mailings and management of event registrations.

Maintain best practices for data entry, quality, currency and comprehensiveness, and develop related training and reference materials.

Create and maintain targeted practice, industry, and ad hoc mailing lists, working with practice group leaders and marketing managers.

Conduct CRM data quality best practice maintenance activities weekly.

Coordinate software patches and upgrades with IT team

Create test plans and test software changes.

Track activities at the client and contact levels.

Act as a point of contact for database end users.

Identify, track, and resolve CRM and marketing automation software performance issues.

Track CRM statistics such as contacts added, activities added, DCM tickets processed, etc.

Ensure data quality and integrity and implement periodic data cleansing processes.

Liaise with vendors.

Ensure compliance with privacy and anti-spam laws and regulations.       

Develop and apply analytics for reporting purposes.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, at least 3 years of experience with CRM software, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, strong problem solving skills, proven project management skills. Ideal candidate also has experience managing a CRM pilot and roll-out, experience with InterAction, Vuture, Sitecore ECM, Salesforce,  and proficiency with Adobe, InDesign and HTML, CSS.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Business Development Specialist – supporting Litigation Practice Groups of prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position supports the development and execution of marketing and client development plans, industry group plans, and firm-wide initiatives to advance litigation practice group goals. Some of the duties for this position include: support preparation of new business proposals, client presentations, and responses to RFPs; track/maintain practice group experience and representative matters for proposals, directory submissions, website updates, brochures, etc.; coordinate and implement client webinars and events, including organizing webinar logistics, assessing venues, coordinating with venue event staff, working with marketing communications team to prepare invitations and other event communications, monitoring RSVPs, and preparing post event reports; assist with securing CLE accreditation for group programming and distribute CLE certificates to clients post-event; develop segmented client and prospect mailing lists; draft, review, and proofread internal and external communications; draft submissions for relevant practices for directory listings and other awards, including Chamber; work with communications team to develop group marketing materials, including electronic client alerts and memoranda, website content, newsletters, brochures, and other external communication pieces. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 2+ years of experience in law firm or professional services marketing, prior successful experience in law firm marketing and business development, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, ability to multitask, and manage multiple projects, demonstrated leadership and initiative, strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). InterAction and Adobe skills preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Assistant Director of Business Development – for global law firm in Washington, DC.  This position is the most senior BD role supporting global regulatory practices.  Candidate will work closely with regulatory practice group leaders and Directors of Business Development.  This position is responsible for oversight and supporting the implementation of strategic business initiatives to secure new clients, strengthen existing relationships and increase visibility of the regulatory practices.  Candidate will also be involved in the BD support of the Life Sciences groups and Global Compliance initiative.  This position is responsible for supervising a team of eight business development professionals, including four Regulatory BD Managers.

Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or JD a plus.  Must have 5+ years of successful Marketing/Business Development Manager-level experience supporting multiple practice groups or a cross-practice industry group in a large law firm. Superior interpersonal and written communication skills with demonstrated leadership and initiative.  Prior supervisory experience is required, experience and fluency  with information technology and software used in marketing practice groups, including website, databases and knowledge management tools.  Salary is commensurate with experience.