Reporting to the Assistant Director of Business Development, the Marketing Coordinator will assist the firm’s Marketing Department in support of the firm’s marketing and business development efforts under moderate supervision. The successful candidate must be a flexible, team player with great customer service skills and excellent communication capabilities, both written and oral. This is an ideal position for a career-oriented, self-starter with a willingness to take on more responsibilities with time and a commitment to “getting the job done.” The candidate must be able to manage multiple deadline driven assignments simultaneously. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
Create, proofread and copyedit client-facing and internal marketing communications. Lead the sourcing, writing, editing an placement of daily intranet “Difference Makers” entry.
Coordinate with communications team on public relations and publicity opportunities.
Coordinate with communications team on sponsorship and event-related advertisements.
Business Development/Client Teams
Provides support on marketing and business development projects and initiatives.
Assist with preparation of pitches, proposals, presentations and other client-facing materials, utilizing existing content and, when needed, creating new content.
Assist with the coordination of practice group events, sponsorships, speaking engagements, etc.
Social Media/Technology/Database Management
Support the maintenance of all aspects of the firm’s CRM system, ContactEase, and its integration with other databases and information tools utilized by the firm.
Support communications team on day-to-day operations of the firm’s social media/online presence, including LinkedIn, internal blog, website, alumni program, etc.
Assemble and track rankings/surveys.
Manage directory subscriptions, listings and submissions schedule.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent required; marketing/business/communications or other related degree a plus.
2-3 years of law firm experience preferred. Business Development experience is a plus.
Detail-oriented, organized and able to adapt to multiple shifting priorities in a deadline-driven, demanding work environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with professionals at all levels.
Reliable team player with a positive attitude and strong commitment to producing work of the highest quality.
Must be able to complete moderately complex assignments with little or no supervision and apply common sense understanding and innovative thinking to carry out instructions.
Proficiency with Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of MS Access, website content management systems and CRM a plus.
Willing to work additional hours as needed.
Must have minimal physical mobility. Position may occasionally require standing, walking, reaching, and lifting up to 15 pounds.
Must have the ability to operate equipment such as a computer and copy machine.
Must have the ability to communicate clearly and to read and follow detailed instructions.
Must have the ability to prepare assorted documents and other related materials.
Must have the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.
Choate, one of the nation’s premier law firms, is different from the vast majority of major firms in ways we believe materially benefit our clients. All of our lawyers are under one roof in Boston, focused on a select group of areas where we practice at the top of the market, nationally and internationally, and represent clients in their largest and most significant matters.
Our single-office ...model gives us the ability to match clients with a dedicated, leanly staffed team of lawyers led by highly experienced, hands-on partners and associates working under their direction. Choate’s lawyers work together in one location and across services, maximizing value for clients by developing a sophisticated understanding of their businesses and goals and fostering long-term, collaborative relationships. Through independent research with our clients, we’ve confirmed that the teamwork of our lawyers affords us the unusual ability to partner with clients in their success by offering customized, high-quality, practical, business-oriented solutions.
Choate’s clients extend across the US and many foreign countries and include Fortune 500 companies, public and private companies, PE/VC firms, financial institutions and wealthy individuals. Choate is consistently recognized by third parties for excellence, including: Best Lawyers in America; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Legal 500, World’s Leading Lawyers and International Who’s Who of Lawyers.