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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Graphic Designer – for global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for supporting design projects and business development communications activities with a focus on interactive digital content and electronic collateral production. Duties for this position: Conceptualize/design compelling visual stories for internal and external communications pieces; assist with motion graphics content for firm videos; coordinate with departments to create project design briefs for marketing materials; offer advice regarding firm brand standards ensuring consistency in application regarding marketing materials and other firm content; support project management, copy-editing, design, and production of printed and electronic materials; maintain marketing materials inventory; maintain intranet-based repository of marketing/business development materials; manage relationships with external vendors. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, must have at least 5 year’s work experience in a law firm or professional services firm, experience creating c-level presentation materials, visual aptitude and experience with design work, experience working with print vendors (secure price quotes, preflight jobs, review proofs), successful experience transforming written content into visually engaging presentations and infographics, strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills, proficiency with Adobe In-design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Ceros or other interactive design tools, Sitecore CMS or other CMS tools, HTML Preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Client Development Specialist/Litigation - for global law firm. This position is responsible for a variety of client development and marketing activities such as producing proposals, preparing for client meetings, supporting events, drafting communications, and tracking and reporting initiatives. Responsibilities for this position: assist with preparation of new business pitches, client presentations and responses to RFPs; coordinating, tracking and reporting marketing and client development efforts for the group; manage and maintain the experience tracking database; develop lists of clients/contacts to be targeted for specific opportunities; support event preparation and follow-up activities; draft, recommend, and proofread content for surveys, events, and other client development purposes; manage timely updates to marketing materials; identify, assess, and coordinate conferences, seminars, forums, sponsorships, speaking, and writing opportunities ensuring they are consistent with stated goals; maintain client and prospect mailing lists.Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, prior successful experience in law firm marketing, ting, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, prior experience with technology and software for marketing the practice group such as PowerPoint, and Excel; experience with InterAction, Adobe and Publisher skills a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Business Development Manager – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position supports Corporate & Financial Institutions practice groups. This position is responsible for technical marketing for the practice groups, including website, databases, and knowledge management tools. Candidate will drive strategy and identify/implement initiatives. Responsibilities include: Working with attorney stakeholders and Marketing team members to develop business plans for assigned practice groups; ensuring plans are tied to the business goals for the firm, with clearly stated milestones. Candidate will also develop marketing budgets and review monthly general ledgers. Duties regarding Client Development & Marketing include: identifying clients and contacts to be targeted for specific opportunities; preparing client pitch materials, responses to RFPs, and conducting prep sessions with attorneys prior to client meetings; tracking win/loss record; identifying sponsorship/speaking opportunities at conferences and seminars; recommending thought-leadership and CLE programs for clients; ensuring well-written, up-to-date representative client lists and matters/deal descriptions; maintaining descriptions in firm experience database; drafting submissions for relevant practices for directory listings and other awards; developing practice-specific marketing materials, including editing, layout, and production of materials; developing website content, client memoranda, newsletters, brochures, and other external communication pieces. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, MBA a plus, at least two years of law firm marketing experience (corporate practice area ideal), superior interpersonal and written communications skills, ability to work well under tight deadlines and other pressures while maintaining a professional demeanor, proficiency with software for marketing practice and industry groups, including website, databases, and knowledge management tools. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Communications Manager – for Business Development/Marketing department of prominent global law firm. Candidate will be editor/writer for internal communications platform; highlighting firm culture and practice groups. This position is responsible for creating content that differentiates the firm, enhances practice group marketing and enriches firm reputation. Ideal candidate has a background in journalism or reporting, with strong written and interpersonal skills. Duties for this position include: implementation of internal communications program and processes including content strategy, development of new content tools, technology, and systems to streamline content processes. Candidate will work with attorneys and staff firm wide to create interesting written content about the firm and its practices. This position is also responsible for writing for Marketing/Business Development department and will advise regarding style, grammar, and usage. Other responsibilities include guidance regarding thought leadership, blogs, and social media. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; ideally in Communications, Marketing, English, Journalism or related field), at least 4 years of substantive writing and editing experience; law firm environment a plus; journalists encouraged, strong project management skills, ability to thrive in a deadline oriented atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Marketing/Business Development Manager – for powerhouse global law firm. The function of this position is to drive strategy and implement initiatives for assigned practice groups. This position will work closely with practice group leaders to ensure effective client development, marketing, and external communications programs. This position supervises one direct report. The responsibilities for this position include: working with Marketing team members and key attorney stakeholders to develop business plans for individual attorneys, practices and geographic initiatives. Assisting the Director, the Manager will develop and monitor marketing & BD budgets for the relevant practices and geographic initiatives. This position will prepare specific client pitch materials, including responses to RFPs, and conduct preparatory sessions with attorneys prior to client meetings; and track win/loss record; candidate will make sure well-written, up-to-date representative client lists and matters/deal descriptions are in the firm database, will also draft concise, targeted submissions for relevant practices for directory listings and other awards, including Chambers and Legal 500. The Manager will also develop/manage website content, client memoranda, newsletters, brochures and other external communication pieces related to relevant practices and geographic initiatives. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required, MBA a plus, Must have 5+ years of progressively successful experience in professional services or law firm marketing and business development, Superior interpersonal and written communications skills, proficiency with MS Office, InterAction, Adobe and Publisher. Salary is commensurate with experience; generous employee benefits offered.