JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Position Overview
Barack Ferrazzano, a mid-size law firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is looking for a Communications & Marketing Coordinator to join our Marketing Team. Reporting to the Business Development, Communications & Marketing Director, the Communications & Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for creating content on various platforms, including the website, social media, and legal accolades, directories and surveys – as well as the implementation and execution of the Firm's marketing goals and initiatives. The ideal candidate must be versatile with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Draft, edit, and proof content for the website, social media, marketing collateral, and other market-facing alerts and updates, including bios, experience, and news summaries
  • Deliver clean, concise, and engaging copy consistent with firm messaging
  • Maintain a comprehensive calendar of survey, directory, and award submission due dates for the firm, its various practice areas, and its attorneys
  • Draft responses to various surveys, rankings and directories, including the related information gathering process
  • Identify opportunities to promote the firm, its practices and attorneys, and its clients

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • BA in Journalism or Communications or a related field plus 1-3 years of experience at a law firm, professional services, and/or agency handling similar duties and responsibilities preferred; OR a minimum of 5 years of experience at a law firm, professional services, and/or agency handling similar duties and responsibilities
  • Exceptional writing and proofreading skills with a passion for developing content

When applying, please include samples of your writing and your salary expectations.

  • Position: Communications Assistant
  • Firm: Builden Partners
  • Location: Chicago or Remote
  • Date posted: November 2, 2020
  • Contact: Builden Partners – Careers

Position Overview
Builden Partners seeks a Communications Assistant to advance the tactical efforts of the communications and marketing strategy we deliver for our growing list of law firm clients.

Builden Partners 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 Communications Assistant will play a number of critical roles at Builden including:

  • Drafting multiple types of content including:
    •   Website and social media copy
    •   Marketing materials, including client alerts and newsletters
    •   Press releases and media pitches
    •   Internal communications
    •   Award submissions
  • Delivering digital marketing projects including:
    •   Back-end website execution
    •   Social media coordination and metrics analysis
    •   Video recaps of meetings
  • Executing event logistics including:
    •   List management
    •   RSVP tracking and guest relations

The right candidate:

  • Has 1-2 years of experience in a PR agency or professional services setting
  • Has a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business or a related field
  • Has exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
  • Has a demonstrated ability to pull information from multiple sources and synthesize content into well-constructed deliverables
  • Has technological savvy including back-end website proficiency and social media skills
  • Is highly focused and enjoys working within our process-driven model
  • Is extremely detail-oriented and willing to proof deliverables multiple times to ensure the highest-quality content
  • Can work independently, prioritize multiple projects and manage time effectively
  • Will thrive in our fast-paced culture
  • Wants to learn and develop as a communications and marketing professional
  • Believes in our mission to give back through our work with the Legal & Professional Services Council

  • Position: Business Development Specialist
  • Firm: Greenberg Traurig
  • Location: Worldwide
  • Date posted: October 14, 2020
  • Contact: Greenberg Traurig – Careers

Position Overview
Greenberg Traurig is looking for a Business Development Specialist that will support the Firm’s strategy and execution of firmwide client survey responses, significant diversity requests, team processes and other major firmwide and business development initiatives. This position will work with the Director of Marketing and Business Development, while working collaboratively with, and as an integral part of, the firm’s marketing and business development team.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with members of the marketing and diversity teams, lawyers and other departments to develop strategic, client-centric survey responses
  • Support the process for responding to client surveys; including, leading kick off meetings, participating in strategy sessions, and updating and managing responses to questions about the firm
  • Help in building strong and cooperative relationships with other departments that contribute to client surveys, such as diversity, pricing, accounting, the Office of General Counsel, IT and others
  • Writing and editing executive summaries and custom content
  • Ensuring response comply with the client survey requirements and Greenberg Traurig standards
  • Ensuring the tracking and analyzing firm wide client survey activity
  • Researching and sourcing potential opportunities
  • Maintaining and capturing custom content in the firm’s proposal development system
  • Monitoring industry trends and best practices
  • Providing back-up services to the marketing department on an as-needed basis
  • Provide excellent client service to internal and external clients
  • Collaborate with marketing and other business professionals throughout the firm across functions and teams
  • Work on other projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Self-starter and team player, able to accept direction, yet work independently
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong client-first work ethic
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel within the organization
  • Strong attention to detail

Qualifications & Prior Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years of marketing and business development experience at a law firm or other professional services firm, with proven experience responding to client surveys and proposals
  • PMP Certification a plus
  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

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