Content Writer (DFM #651)

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Large, international law firm is seeking a CONTENT WRITER to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, lawyers, advisors and staff, efficient and effective departmental operations; and an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.  Above all, the Content Writer must fulfill the needs of the firm in a manner that is conssitent with the Firm’s Core Values.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project manage the development and delivery of various pieces of content.  Tasks will include:

-Developing and approving production schedules

-Writing and copy-editing text

-Collaborating with the BD team

-Approving changes with authors

-Working with Document Services on proofing

-Finalizing pieces and having them saved to the proper locations

 

Write, review, and/or edit external marketing materials ensuring consistent tone, style and readability, including but not limited to web content, lawyer and advisor bios, practice and industry descriptions, brochures and more.  Ensure the content complies with the Firm’s brand messaging, tone of voice and editorial guidelines.

Provide day-t0-day editorial support to the marketing and business development team by advising on structure, tone and style so that materials are compelling to business people, not just lawyers.

Ensure that editorial content supports business and marketing goals wherever possible.

 

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

-Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

-The ability to write in the Firm’s brand tone and align content with its overall marketing and business development strategy

-Detail-oriented

-Ability to prioritize workload in a fast-aced environment, handle several projects at once with competing deadlines

-Ability to work independently but also as part of a team

-Openness to being copyedited by others (lawyers, BD staff, and external brand and public relations advisors)

-Calm demeanor and positive attitude when tasks must be completed under time pressure

-Poise and professionalism when interacting with internal and external contacts

-Strong work ethic, commitment to the firm, your colleagues, professional growth and development

-Proficient in Microsoft Office

-Ability to read, write and speak English

 

Educational Qualifications/Job Experience Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree required

-At least 5+ years’ writing experience in a law firm or in a communications role (in a law school or general counsel’s office)

-J.D. or Journalism degree preferred

-Writing samples required

 

Law firm provides a competitive benefit package along with beautiful NEW offices in Uptown!

 

Excellent salary depending upon years of experience!

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