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The Brumbaugh Group seeks a Senior Marketing Manager to run point on marketing strategy for a growing list of law firm clients.

TBG is changing the way law firms think about marketing. Based in the Chicago Loop, our unique marketing infrastructure model resonates with attorneys and has put us on a tremendous growth trajectory for the coming years. Our clients range from premier boutiques to global powerhouses.

The Senior Marketing Manager will play a number of critical roles at TBG, including:

  • Serving as the main point of contact for marketing strategy for a number of law firms, including developing and managing long-term strategic plans and ensuring day-to-day milestones and tactics are met
  • Creating and implementing customized marketing infrastructure plans for clients, including:
        ○ Managing brand and website redesigns
        ○ Business development efforts
        ○ Media relations efforts
  • Delivering thoughtful, actionable guidance to clients
  • Creating web and other content
  • Participating in new business activities
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff

The right candidate:

  • Has 7-10 years of experience with some in-house law firm experience required
  • Has a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or business or related field
  • Has exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
  • Is entrepreneurial
  • Can provide sophisticated guidance on both strategy and tactics
  • Enjoys working within our process-driven model
  • Likes managing multiple projects, priorities and deadlines
  • Is highly focused, organized and intensely detail oriented
  • Will thrive in our fast-paced culture
  • Is committed to ongoing professional development
  • Believes in our mission to give back through our work with the Legal & Professional Services Council

TBG core values:

  • We value growth and professional development for ourselves, our clients and the professional services marketing community.
  • We are intensely detail oriented and use processes to ensure best practices are implemented consistently.
  • We value the insights all of us bring, while having fun and supporting each other professionally and personally.

What you can expect of TBG:

  • The chance to become involved in a fast-growing business
  • The opportunity to work with a smart, committed, energetic team
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including health care and 401K packages
  • Tremendous growth opportunities for exceptional performers

Position Overview
Much is seeking a full-time Marketing Coordinator to provide wide-ranging support to the ‎marketing function of a 100-attorney, full-service business law firm. This individual will join a ‎collaborative, high-performing team of marketing professionals who share a common vision and ‎who challenge and hold each other accountable to achieve outstanding results.‎

Responsibilities

  • Provide general administrative support to all members of the Marketing team
  • Serve as a liaison to individual attorneys, firm/practice leadership, other administrative departments, clients, vendors, etc.
  • Oversee inventory of branded items for client/prospect gifts, events, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Technology Manager to maintain the firm’s CRM database (InterAction), including processing user-generated change tickets, completing various data cleanup projects and generating reports
  • Help create and maintain attorney bios, headshots, practice descriptions and other marketing materials
  • Assist with content updates and other website maintenance (Drupal CMS)
  • Assist with the creation and distribution of client alerts, event invitations and other internal/external communications using the firm’s e-marketing platform (Vuture)
  • Monitor inventory of marketing collateral and support the creation of pitch materials, RFP responses and PowerPoint presentations
  • Perform basic research and data collection on clients/prospects, industries and competitors (in collaboration with the firm’s Librarian, as needed)
  • Support social media efforts for firmwide channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram) and individual lawyers as needed
  • Assist with data collection, maintenance and other duties related to annual surveys (Law360, Chicago Lawyer, etc.), as well as legal directories and ranking authorities (Chambers USA, PitchBook, Super Lawyers, Sullivan’s, etc.)
  • Support the planning and execution of client-facing educational and social events, including onsite assistance as needed
  • Collaborate with Marketing and other administrative staff to support internal events
  • Assist with third-party sponsorships and charitable contributions, including related events, advertising and other activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in marketing, business or a communications-related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in legal/professional services marketing and business development (other relevant experience considered)
  • Excellent communications, organizational and problem-solving skills, along with impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in working with attorneys and other professionals at all levels
  • Client-service approach, along with good judgment, tact and flexibility
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with changing/competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Flexibility to work the hours necessary to meet varying department and firm needs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required; experience with design (Adobe suite), website content management systems (Drupal), e-marketing (Vuture) and CRM (InterAction) software preferred

Position Overview
The Marketing Manager oversees the marketing, public relations and business development activities of the firm and its individual attorneys. This position is part of the administrative team and reports directly to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Managing Shareholder and Executive Director to develop and execute the marketing, business development and communications plans for the firm and its practice groups
  • Develop marketing programs for multiple channels including the firm website, social media, client and prospect communications, sponsorships and advertisements, collateral materials and media relations
  • Assist in the creation and preparation of proposals and RFP responses for potential clients
  • Review individual shareholder marketing plans and assist in the development of individual shareholder marketing strategies and goals
  • Work with the practice groups and practice group chairs to drive consistent, client-focused marketing and communication strategies
  • Assist with the writing, editing and distribution of internal and external communications, including newsletters, client alerts, articles and announcements
  • Manage the firm’s social media platforms including blogs and Linkedln and coach attorneys and practice groups on best practices for social media usage
  • Plan and manage marketing, networking and business development events such as seminars, CLEs, presentations for clients and potential clients to ensure these are carried out in a timely, cost-effective and professional manner
  • Prepare and distribute press releases, website news items, firm news and other public-facing communications
  • Create and deploy effective internal communication tools, including assisting in developing and promoting effective utilization of the firm’s intranet
  • Assist in coordinating firm events and special projects as needed
  • Identify and develop relationships with legal and general media within firm's regional locations and practice areas

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of marketing management experience

  • Position: Practice Development Coordinator
  • Firm: Vedder Price P.C.
  • Location: Chicago and New York
  • Date posted: April 30, 2019
  • Contact: Vedder Price – Careers

Position Overview
The Coordinator works under the supervision of a manager but is responsible for ‎spearheading assigned projects and coordinating all activities associated with those ‎projects. The Coordinator is expected to understand and help improve the ‎department’s procedures, tools and initiatives and to keep team members and ‎supervisors informed on the status of projects. The ideal candidate understands the ‎legal industry; is experienced in providing proactive problem-solving to busy ‎attorneys; is a strong writer and communicator; and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-‎driven environment.  The Coordinator will provide support on pitches, RFPs and ‎other practice group-driven materials.‎

Responsibilities

  • Works with Practice Development Managers to coordinate marketing and business development initiatives for specific practice groups across the firm’s offices; this includes drafting and producing marketing proposals and RFP responses, including content development, final document preparation and follow-up
  • Edits, maintains and updates practice-specific pages of the firm website and intranet, as well as marketing collateral and attorney bios; drafts, reviews and contributes to key messaging and content of brochures and other collateral materials, including directory submissions
  • Works with other marketing team members to identify and coordinate appropriate practice group business development initiatives, such as seminars and trade shows, newsletters, presentations and other events
  • Manages the day-to-day activities associated with these initiatives with moderate supervision
  • Maintains current and accurate case lists, descriptions, case studies and client lists for use in marketing and business development efforts
  • Provides research support for various initiatives utilizing research subscriptions and databases.
  • Prepares submissions to legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications or related field required.
  • A minimum of five years of demonstrated success in a law firm or professional services firm required.
  • Must work well under pressure and be a self-starter, problem-solver and ‎team player. ‎
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines. ‎
  • Must have superior attention to detail and an ability to multi-task in a ‎fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.‎
  • Experience with InterAction or other CRM database a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

  • Position: Marketing Content Assistant
  • Firm: Vedder Price P.C.
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: April 30, 2019
  • Contact: Vedder Price – Careers

Position Overview
The Marketing Content Assistant will support the communications function of the ‎marketing department. The position will report to the Marketing Communications ‎Manager, based in Chicago, and must work effectively as a part of a close-knit, multi-‎functional marketing team.‎

The Marketing Content Assistant will contribute primarily to firm-wide, often-times ‎practice group oriented content posted on the firm’s website and social media pages. ‎Responsibilities will include research and information gathering, drafting and ‎editing, and maintaining and developing organizational tools and editorial calendars, ‎as well as organizing and disseminating reader and engagement data through third ‎party tools and social media outlets.

Responsibilities

  • Draft content for the firm website including press releases, accolades, thought leadership summaries, article summaries, etc.
  • Work with Communications Manager and appropriate attorneys to review and approve all drafted content to post on website
  • Draft associate and lateral biographies and internal announcements for distribution
  • Draft internal newsletter content and keep editorial calendar up to date
  • Assist with developing engaging home page content
  • Assist with website and social media administration and keep social media editorial calendar up to date
  • Draft and publish social media content
  • Assist with record and disseminate attorney thought leadership reader statistics through third party content aggregators
  • Assist with other communications and business development initiatives as needed, including writing, editing and proofreading, presentation preparation, among other duties.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, journalism, public relations or related field
  • 2+ years’ experience in communications and/or marketing roles, preferably in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of the marketing department and its overall purpose and objectives
  • Ability to set day-to-day priorities based on incoming requests and overall objectives of the firm and the requesting party, as well as anticipate issues and opportunities and address them with little or no supervision
  • Must be an exceptional writer, verbal communicator and critical thinker
  • A solid command of grammar and journalistic writing principles, as well as an understanding of persuasive writing for marketing communications, is required
  • Must possess excellent organizational and project management skills, outstanding editing and proofing skills
  • The ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and a professional and polished demeanor
  • Excellent judgment and discretion in handling confidential information is required
  • The ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • A client service mindset and a sense of urgency in answering requests from attorneys, other administrative staff and external contacts
  • Ability to create and adhere to an editorial calendar
  • Above average knowledge of social media administration; the different approaches and tactics available through multiple social media outlets
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills necessary to maintain effective relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Self-starter who takes the initiative to research potential online engagement opportunities, respond quickly to communicate ideas through social media and recommend effective messages
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Familiarity with social media administration and analytics: LinkedIn, ‎Facebook Business Manager, Twitter
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite of products is a plus
  • Familiarity with website administration tools is a plus. Position also ‎requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

  • Position: CRM Assistant
  • Firm: Vedder Price P.C.
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: April 30, 2019
  • Contact: Vedder Price – Careers

Position Overview
The CRM Assistant reports directly to the Marketing Technology Manager and works ‎in conjunction with Marketing Technology Assistant to maintain the integrity of ‎contact data and information within the CRM system and plays a crucial role in ‎enhancing the Firm’s marketing and business development efforts. This position will ‎be located in the Chicago Office.‎

Responsibilities

  • The CRM Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the implementation and ‎maintenance of the Firm’s client relationship management program InterAction. ‎
  • Understand basic InterAction concepts such as company association, address sharing, folder linking, global and folder-specific additional fields, and public and private contacts
  • Understand advanced InterAction concepts such as Data Change Management tools, Folder Dependency Analyzer and Contact Types
  • Experience with building and developing reports regarding activities, additional fields, and relationships within InterAction
  • Perform research, both internally and using internal and external resources, such as the ERM signature scraping tool and enterprise email communications
  • Ensuring that changes to contacts are verified
  • Provide research and analysis to attorneys, practice group and marketing department
  • Maintain the integrity of contact and company record data
  • Create, maintain and update lists for mailings and other communications
  • Merge duplicate records while ensuring data integrity
  • Perform regular data cleanup and standardize company names, address data and ensuring necessary data fields are populated
  • Format complex searches and reports
  • Serve as backup/support for email marketing activities to Marketing Technology Assistant
  • Supporting marketing communications and business development activities
  • Understand the importance of keeping all information seen while performing data conversion and cleanup duties confidential

Requirements

  • Prior CRM experience or experience managing a large contact database within the legal environment such as ContactEase, InterAction or Microsoft CRM4Legal is preferred
  • BA/BS in Marketing, IT, Computer Science, MIS or other related field preferred but not required
  • A minimum of two years of demonstrated success in data governance and data management preferred
  • Research skills and knowledge of relevant sources of information
  • A strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) is required
  • Appreciation for and dedication to maintaining confidentiality
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Position: Practice Development Assistant
  • Firm: Practice Development Assistant
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: April 30, 2019
  • Contact: Vedder Price – Careers

Position Overview
The Practice Development Assistant (PD Assistant) works closely with the Practice ‎Development Managers and Coordinators to support the marketing and business ‎development efforts of various practice groups across all firm offices. The PD Assistant ‎works under the supervision of a manager but is responsible for spearheading ‎assigned projects and coordinating all activities associated with those projects. The PD ‎Assistant is expected to understand and help improve the department’s procedures, ‎tools and initiatives and to keep team members and supervisors informed on the status ‎of projects. The daily shift for this person will be 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central time.‎

Responsibilities

  • Works with Practice Development Managers and Coordinators to coordinate marketing and business development initiatives for specific practice groups across the firm’s offices; this includes drafting and producing marketing proposals and RFP responses, including content development, final document preparation and follow-up
  • Edits, maintains and updates practice-specific pages of the firm website and intranet, as well as marketing collateral and attorney bios; drafts, reviews and contributes to key messaging and content of brochures and other collateral materials, including directory submissions
  • Works with other marketing team members to identify and coordinate appropriate practice group business development initiatives, such as seminars and trade shows, newsletters, presentations and other events
  • Supports the maintenance of current and accurate case lists, descriptions, case studies and client lists for use in marketing and business development efforts
  • Provides research support for various initiatives utilizing research subscriptions and databases. Prepares submissions to legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500
  • Maintains practice-specific databases, including RFP database, experience database (including deal lists and league table rankings as necessary) and others as required
  • Utilizes firm resources to complete administrative tasks
  • Assists with special projects as assigned
  • Supports seminar and other event-related activities
  • Drafts internal and external communications and marketing collateral
  • Assists attorneys and Practice Development Managers with pitches, proposals and RFP responses
  • Develops and maintains mailing/contact lists using the firm’s CRM database and collaborates with other marketing team members on various projects

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications or related ‎field required
  • Thorough knowledge of the marketing department and its overall purpose and objectives, and the ability to complete moderately complex assignments independently
  • Ability to set day-to-day priorities based on incoming requests and overall objectives of the firm and the requesting party, as well as to anticipate issues and opportunities and address them with little or no supervision
  • Ability to identify and effectively use data, experience and judgment to formulate realistic and sound points of view and effectively communicate the same to team members and attorneys
  • Must be a self-starter who thrives on juggling numerous, high-visibility projects on tight timetables, is capable of handling significant pressure and has excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and a collegial, collaborative approach are critical to success; poise, tact and professionalism when interacting with internal and external contacts are essential
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Successful candidates will have strong-to-advanced technological skills in the ‎Microsoft suite of products as well as with applications specific to the legal industry. ‎Working knowledge of InterAction, Courtlink, PACER, Capital IQ, Bloomberg and ‎Thomson Reuters MonitorSuite preferred. ‎

  • Position: Marketing Data Coordinator
  • Firm: Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Location: Chicago, Dallas or Detroit
  • Date posted: March 28, 2019
  • Contact: Dykema – Careers 

Position Overview
Dykema Gossett PLLC, a leading national law firm, seeks a Marketing Data Coordinator, in Chicago, Dallas or Detroit, to maintain the quality and integrity of the data in the Firm’s Client Relationship Management (CRM) system and determine creative ways to leverage the data in order to help the Firm achieve its business development objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Improve and preserve the integrity and quality of data.
  • Perform analytics and other analysis to advise on how to best use the data to achieve objectives.
  • Ensure that the Firm is in compliance with the regulations governing privacy and the use of data (e.g., CCPA, GDPR, CASL, etc.).
  • Provide CRM training and problem resolution.
  • The Marketing Data Coordinator routinely interacts with attorneys, Business Development & Marketing Managers, Information Technology, Legal Information Services, etc., to ensure the Firm’s data is of the highest quality and integrity and is leveraged to achieve the Firm’s objectives.
  • The Marketing Data Coordinator will also handle data entry and perform all assigned tasks.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three to five years' of related work experience required. Law firm experience preferred.
  • Effective working knowledge of digital marketing tools including InterAction and preferably gwabbit and Vuture.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to connect the dots and bring ideas on how to leverage CRM data to achieve successful business development and marketing outcomes.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Strong research skills, ability to analyze and provide recommendations that lead to successful outcomes.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with a customer service focus, as well as organizational skills are required.
  • Due to the nature of the tasks the Marketing Data Coordinator performs, they may have access to private data that most users would not have. The Marketing Data Coordinator must understand the importance of keeping all information seen while performing duties confidential.

  • Position: Communications Manager
  • Firm: Locke Lord LLP
  • Location: Chicago, Dallas or Houston
  • Date posted: March 23, 2019
  • Contact: Locke Lord – Careers

Position Overview
Locke Lord is looking for a Communications Manager to be based in its Chicago, Dallas or Houston office to manage and execute public relations initiatives, including media relations and day-to-day communications activities.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and execute day-to-day communications initiatives and activities, including reviewing, proofreading and writing content for press releases, media pitches, the Firm’s website, external newsletters, deal and award submissions.
  • Working closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, proactively identify, secure, review and evaluate media opportunities for our lawyers with regional, national and trade outlets.
  • Support and enhance social media efforts to further elevate lawyers, practice areas and the Locke Lord brand.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with members of the Firm’s Marketing and Business Development team.
  • Monitor and regularly report results of communications and public relations activities.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of Communications Specialists and Social Media Coordinator.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree is required, with a specialization in communications, journalism, or an equivalent field.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of PR or Communications experience, with demonstrated ability and experience managing a team; experience in public relations agency, media or professional services industry preferred.
  • Strong computer and word processing skills are required; Advance Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel software as well as the ability to learn software.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and strong editing skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to perform in a fast-paced environment, meeting frequent deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to quickly changing priorities.

  • Position: Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Firm: Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Location: Chicago or Detroit
  • Date posted: March 12, 2019
  • Contact: Dykema Gossett – Careers

Position Overview
Dykema Gossett, PLLC, a leading national law firm, seeks a Digital Marketing Coordinator, in either Chicago or Detroit, to support the continual improvement of the firm’s digital presence and content effectiveness. Maintaining and creating content, designing graphics, employing analytics and occasional event coordination are the primary components of this role.  Further, this role, impacts content strategy through the development of integrated cross-channel campaigns and findings from e-marketing data analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains marketing materials such as website content, attorney bios, client alerts, event invitations and other collateral. This function includes some writing and graphic design.
  • Responsible for content related to attorneys and other professionals, creating and updating biographies, scheduling photo sessions and formatting images for web and print.
  • Leverages e-marketing tools (Vuture, InterAction, gwabbit) to refine contact records and distribution lists.
  • Assists with the development of integrated campaigns across multiple communication channels.
  • Employs analytics to determine efficacy of digital content in order to recommend actions and document best practices.
  • Assists in preparation of business development pitches and RFPs on occasion in collaboration with the Business Development & Marketing Managers.
  • Supports local events as needed in coordination with the Business Development & Marketing Managers, including pre-event logistics, event management and execution as well as post-event follow up and analysis.
  • Takes on other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work related experience with e-marketing and digital content, preferably in a professional services industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area preferred.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop), website content management (e.g. Firmseek SitePilot, email marketing (preferably Vuture), preferred but not required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail required.
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively while under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.
  • A strong client service approach and team orientation.
  • Demonstrate good judgement, tact, and flexibility.

  • Position: Business Development Senior Specialist
  • Firm: Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: February 24, 2019
  • Contact: Latham & Watkins – Careers

Position Overview
Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Business Development Senior Specialist – Litigation & Trial to join our dynamic team in Chicago. As part of the team, you will work closely with our partners to drive client-focused business development, branding and marketing goals for the Chicago Litigation & Trial Department. The Litigation & Trial Department is comprised of attorneys with a diverse portfolio of expertise in the following practice areas: White Collar & Defense, Securities and Professional Liability, Complex Commercial, Antitrust and IP Litigation, among others.

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic objectives of the Litigation & Trial Department, including developing and managing key client accounts, strengthening our market position and winning new business. By leading these initiatives in Chicago, you will collaborate with Global Litigation & Trial Department Leadership to develop and execute on an integrated strategy that leverages Latham’s global platform of formidable litigation and trial expertise.

This role will require qualitative and quantitative analysis to understand current market landscape, market trends, Latham’s position in the market, and potential opportunities as the key drivers of the strategic plans. While the position is focused on supporting the Chicago office, there will be a need to understand the firm’s global platform. You will be expected to collaborate with attorneys, BD colleagues, and various departments across the firm to execute on the responsibilities outlined below.

Responsibilities

  • Use understanding of Latham & Watkins’ market position to develop and drive the business development and marketing efforts of the Chicago Litigation & Trial Department.
  • Deliver regular analysis and reporting of industry competition, market trends, internal financial information, business opportunities and pitch activity in efforts to develop and implement focused strategies both globally and by region.
  • Work to effectively integrate newly promoted partners and lateral partner hires.
  • Serve as a lead or consultant on key client accounts as assigned.
  • Stay abreast of developments and trends in an effort to identify potential client opportunities.
  • Remain informed of all major new Litigation & Trial clients and significant matters.
  • Partner with the global PR team to ensure coverage of successful matters, initiatives and products in key markets and significant matters are publicized internally and externally in accordance with the firm's public relations policy.
  • Identify opportunities for thought leadership and other marketing and campaign ideas to increase both internal and external brand awareness for the industry sector.
  • Lead on appropriate directory and award submissions.
  • Support matter collection processes and development of marketing content.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or related field required.
  • J.D. is a plus
  • More than five (5) years related subject matter experience and related analytical experience.
  • Two (2) - Four (4) years relevant experience working within the Litigation Practice, preferred.

  • Position: Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Firm: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: January 16, 2019
  • Contact: Kirkland & Ellis – Careers

This job posting is still active as of April 3, 2019
Position Overview
The Chicago office is hiring for the position of Digital Marketing Assistant in the Business Development department. S/he will assist in supporting the Firm’s newly redesigned public website. S/he will support the upkeep of a modern, responsive and engaging digital presence that reflects the Firm’s unique culture and market preeminence.

The Digital Marketing Assistant will be responsible for data and content entry and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of information on the website. S/he will perform regular maintenance and help establish processes and procedures that support ongoing use of this and related systems.

S/he will assist attorneys Firmwide with their online biographies, perform external research and work with internal departments to ensure that marketing information aligns with other information repositories. The Digital Marketing Assistant will process personnel updates, create and update web content, assist with website photography and compile documents and manuals.

The Digital Marketing Assistant will help build out the analytics and reporting functions of the Digital Marketing team to help guide the firm’s web content strategy. S/he will participate in projects that aim to expand and enhance the Firm’s digital marketing strategy and support the operational needs of the Business Development department.

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Firmwide Digital Marketing, s/he will perform project tasks and interact with external vendors. The Digital Marketing Assistant will also provide general administrative support to leadership including setup of meetings, generation of reports, handling of phone inquiries, editing/proofing of content and processing invoices. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy is essential in this position.

Responsibilities

  • Perform data and content entry for the Firm’s website. Process updates from global Business Development staff, attorneys, secretaries and other functional departments, as well as external sources.
  • Conduct audits and run searches/reports to ensure the validity and timeliness of information. Document process and procedures to ensure standards are met consistently.
  • Assist with all phases of website projects, particularly related to analytics. Perform business analysis, testing and training tasks. As project team member, interact regularly with other Kirkland personnel, consultants and outside vendors to achieve project goals.
  • Perform administrative duties for the website team.
  • Work with professional responsibility attorneys and internal compliance specialists to ensure adherence to rules of advertising and professional conduct.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or a related field required. Two years of relevant work experience preferred. Experience in a law firm or other professional services setting is a plus.
  • Ability to learn and adopt new technology quickly and a desire to translate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Strong analytical skills with keen attention to detail and accuracy. Proficiency in methods of information acquisition including direct solicitation and use of online resource tools. Ability to synthesize information to produce meaningful reports.
  • Excellent client service orientation, interpersonal skills and communication skills. Ability to forge and maintain effective internal and external relationships. Comfortable interacting with various levels of personnel.
  • Strong team player with ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
  • Prior experience with SiteCore or other web content management systems (CMS) preferred.
  • Proficiency with any of the following a definite plus: HTML, Photoshop, Google Analytics.

  • Position: Marketing Technology Coordinator
  • Firm: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Location: Chicago
  • Date posted: September 29, 2018
  • Contact: Seyfarth Shaw – Careers

This job posting is still active as of April 3, 2019.
Position Overview
Under the supervision of the Marketing Technology Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in the administration of the firm’s marketing technology stack, serving as a subject matter expert to stakeholders throughout the firm. This role is responsible for providing technical solutions for the firm’s various Marketing needs within the firm’s CRM system, e-Marketing solutions and website/CMS. This is a key role that will be at the center of our ability to use marketing technology to support stakeholders throughout the firm and make significant contributions and improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Provide global support to the firm’s stakeholders on all facets of the firm’s marketing technology stack, including the firm’s CRM system (InterAction), e-Marketing solutions (Tikit), website (CMS) and other systems.
  • Collaborate with content and creative teams to design and execute custom technology solutions for various marketing campaigns.
  • Manage the firm’s bio updates mailbox, ensuring accurate and on-time delivery of bio update requests and other website related requests using the firm’s CMS.
  • Serve as an InterAction “super admin user," supporting various projects and on-going tasks such as: (1) QA testing of system updates, (2) building custom reports, (3)  constructing complex searches using Boolean logic techniques and (4) supporting the overall use across the Firm.
  • Operate as a firm marketing data steward, processing DCM tickets and ensuring data integrity, freshness and availability.
  • Deliver end-user training and process documentation for any of the firm’s Marketing Technology systems based on routine system use and as needed for attorney and staff requests.
  • Complete complex ad-hoc HTML formatting and embedding requests for the firm's email campaigns and website.
  • Monitor and organize the firm’s publication and event mailboxes by responding to client inquiries and providing quality customer service.
  • Process occasional Marketing Technology invoices using the firm’s billing system (Chrome River).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing.
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing technology.
  • Legal industry experience preferred.
  • Experience with InterAction, Tikit, Vuture and Web systems strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CRM, E-marketing and web systems.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.
  • HTML and design skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook,PowerPoint, and Word) with strong emphasis in Excel.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Programs preferred (Dreamweaver,Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat).
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and learn new technology concepts and skills quickly.
  • Good analytical skills, organized and possess a strong eye for detail.

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