JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Position: Senior Marketing & Business Development Coordinator, West Coast
  • Firm: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Location: Los Angeles or San Francisco
  • Date posted: October 18, 2018
  • Contact: Seyfarth Shaw – Careers

Position Overview
The Senior Marketing & Business Development (MBD) Coordinator will have the exciting opportunity to utilize their marketing and business development expertise in a highly-visible role, servicing clients in California. The Senior Coordinator will formulate, project manage, and implement initiatives as assigned by the Regional MBD Director, as well as being a direct business development resource to local stakeholders. The Senior Coordinator will take ownership of programs throughout the region, developing them from conception through execution. This will require the ability to lead, influence, and manage a team of stakeholders that includes attorneys, administrative staff, and colleagues at all levels. Candidate should be highly motivated with an attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. Strong business skills including written and verbal communications are essential. This position can be located in either the San Francisco or Los Angeles office.

Responsibilities

  • The Senior Coordinator will assist the Regional Director in driving the business development and marketing activities of multiple practice groups in our California offices (Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco).
  • Assist with carrying out regional business goals by leading check-ins with action teams, gathering input/data, and following up to ensure that steps are being taken to meet goals in a timely manner.
  • Identify and support brand-building opportunities; Manage external marketing events and sponsorships by acting as point person with attorneys, event planner, design group, local office staff and others as needed.
  • Proposal and pitch development. Participate in team meetings, gather input/data, draft responses and materials, and work with the firm’s designers to ensure that final product is effective, accurate and delivered on-time. It may also involve research on potential clients.
  • Knowledge management. Assist national teams in collecting attorney representative experience and compile such into effective tools for use in business development.
  • Assist attorneys with bio updates, maintain local office brochure inventory, and cover other day-to-day marketing responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Five years work experience, with a minimum of two years direct experience in marketing or business development in a professional services environment (law firm experience strongly preferred, although other professional service experience will be considered); a strong focus on customer service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with attorneys and/or service professionals, colleagues and other stakeholders at all levels.
  • Superior organizational and project management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, team-based culture.
  • An ability to be practical and focused while thinking creatively and completing tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness and self-directed behavior; a talent for listening actively and well.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required. Knowledge of Interaction, Qorus Breeze or another proposal software, Tikit or iManage a plus.

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

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.

  • Position: Senior Media Relations Manager
  • Firm: Perkins Coie LLP
  • Location: Chicago, New York or Washington D.C.
  • Date posted: September 12, 2018
  • Contact: Perkins Coie – Careers

Position Overview
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an accomplished Senior Media Relations Manager to join its Marketing team. This position is responsible for developing and leading execution of strategic media and public relations activities to drive brand awareness and firm growth. The candidate will work to position the firm’s business activities, practice areas, sectors, lawyers, diversity, pro bono and community service efforts in the news media and social media.

Responsibilities

  • Bring a high level of expertise and leadership to the development, management and execution of a broad range of media and public relations activities.
  • Play a key role in planning and managing the firm’s thought leadership strategy, including: working closely with lawyers and Marketing staff to identify media opportunities for lawyers, study legal media coverage as well as key client industries in order to identify trends and opportunities, and work with the broader Communications team to develop and distribute media coverage across channels, including social media.
  • Manage incoming press inquiries to the firm and ensure that coverage is shared and leveraged across various channels to amplify their impact.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with journalists who cover issues of importance to the firm and its clients. Coordinate interviews and meetings with reporters and lawyers.
  • Serve as the firm’s key spokesperson with the press.
  • Manage responses to firm surveys and award nominations and provide oversight of the appropriate PR team involvement.
  • Manage and provide active involvement with the firm’s public relations agency. Ensure the relationship is maximized with regular tracking and reporting of progress.

Requirements

  • Strong leadership experience of the media relations and PR function, including experience overseeing and leading a relationship with outside resources.
  • Experience in tracking and reporting metrics on media relations activity.
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills and ability to handle sensitive matters with excellent judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with lawyers and law firm leaders, particularly in media training/coaching.
  • Ability to foster and deepen relationships with the business and legal press—having current relationships is a plus.
  • Ability to manage the day-to-day demands of the position.
  • Ability to shift quickly to accommodate rapidly changing events.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Journalism.
  • 8-10 years of experience managing public relations and media relations activity—prior experience of meaningful length in law firms or the legal industry, financial services or the technology sector is a significant plus.
  • Prior experience with leading or executing social media activity/strategy highly desired.

  • Position: Senior Marketing Manager
  • Firm: Perkins Coie LLP
  • Location: Chicago, Seattle, New York or Denver
  • Date posted: September 12, 2018
  • Contact: Perkins Coie – Careers

Position Overview
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced Sr. Marketing Manager to work directly with the Firm’s business practice group chairs, subgroup chairs and key members of the practice at large to identify and lead the marketing, client service and business development efforts of the firm-wide practice and select sub-practice groups. This role will increase visibility, awareness, and business opportunity coordination between all lawyers in assigned practice and/or subgroups. It will supervise Marketing Managers, Administrators, Coordinators and other Marketing staff as assigned, who will carry out the day-to-day marketing needs of the practice. This role will focus on driving the high-level strategic marketing initiatives outlined in the practice and subgroup business plans, in line with the goals in the firm strategic plan. This position will collaborate with all areas within the marketing department to provide high-value client service.

Responsibilities

  • Provide the practice group leaders with regular reporting on marketing and business development goals and measure results based on data collected through various sources. Data sources include firm financial databases/teams, client feedback program, event ROI reports, PR activity, web analytics and various client touchpoints.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the firm-wide practice and related sub-practices. Deeply understand core clients and client targets by conducting competitive and business intelligence using various tools, and leveraging internal and external experts.
  • Lead the marketing and business development components of the practice group’s (and subgroups’) business plans. Collaborate with the broader marketing team and key operational teams, including Practice Management, Professional Development, Knowledge Management and others to execute on identified initiatives as defined in the business plans.
  • Work together with the Business Development team on lead generation and business development efforts as identified in the business plan, honing focus on client targets.
  • Develop and drive client feedback initiatives, supporting the firm’s interview program and piloting the after-matter feedback initiative.
  • Coordinate across the Events and Public Relations teams to establish a targeted and comprehensive marketing and visibility plan to increase brand awareness for the assigned practice groups.
  • Working in conjunction with the proposals team, provide subject matter expertise for RFPs and pitches where relevant.

Requirements

  • Strong abilities in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent customer service skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to manage large- and small-scale events.
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel and diplomatically interact with difficult personalities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Problem solver.
  • Successful team player.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree (MS, MA, MBA, JD or other relevant graduate degree) highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in legal or professional services required.
  • General understanding of the law profession business model is preferred.

  • Position: Marketing Manager
  • Firm: Perkins Coie LLP
  • Location: Chicago or Seattle
  • Date posted: September 12, 2018
  • Contact: Perkins Coie – Careers

Position Overview
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an experienced Sr. Marketing Manager to work directly with the Firm’s business practice group chairs, subgroup chairs and key members of the practice at large to identify and lead the marketing, client service and business development efforts of the firm-wide practice and select sub-practice groups. This role will increase visibility, awareness, and business opportunity coordination between all lawyers in assigned practice and/or subgroups. It will supervise Marketing Managers, Administrators, Coordinators and other Marketing staff as assigned, who will carry out the day-to-day marketing needs of the practice. This role will focus on driving the high-level strategic marketing initiatives outlined in the practice and subgroup business plans, in line with the goals in the firm strategic plan. This position will collaborate with all areas within the marketing department to provide high-value client service.

Responsibilities

  • Build and sustain relationships with all internal clients and stakeholders.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of assigned practice groups by tracking market (including key clients), competitive and business intelligence using various tools and leveraging internal and external resources.
  • Work with assigned leaders to develop marketing and business development plans. Collaborate with the broader marketing team to execute on identified initiatives as defined in the marketing and business development plans.
  • Identify, plan and execute client-related events, tradeshows and sponsorships.
  • Support cross-selling initiatives.
  • Manage budgets related to marketing expenses and gain required approvals as necessary.
  • Work together with the Business Development team on lead generation and business development efforts aligned with firm's growth priorities.
  • Working in conjunction with the Proposals Team, provide subject matter expertise for RFPs, pitches and statements of qualifications.
  • Work with direct reports to establish and support achievement of performance goals for that are aligned with both the firm’s and marketing department’s priorities and objectives.
  • Collaborate across the Marketing Department to ensure transparency, knowledge-sharing, increased team efficiencies, and to maximize the firm’s resources.

Requirements

  • Strong abilities in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent customer service skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Strong project management skills to efficiently manage multiple projects and meet the needs of key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel and diplomatically interact with difficult personalities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Problem solver.
  • Successful team player.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree (MS, MA, MBA, JD or other relevant graduate degree) highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in legal or professional services required.
  • General understanding of the law profession business model is preferred.

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