Group Marketing Manager (DFM #653)

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International law firm in Uptown is seeking a Group Marketing Manager to develop and execute marketing projects, programs, and processes in support of multiple firm practice groups, industry teams, client teams and office efforts on a wide range of marketing and business development opportunities.  This position requires a high level of proficiency in both strategic level activities and hands-on tactical execution.


This individual will be an important part of their marketing team and will work closely with attorneys and other department members to accomplish the primary goal of helping the firm attract profitable new business.  Significant responsibility and autonomy will be afforded to candidates who demonstrate independent judgment, strategic and diplomatic thinking, and the ability to function effectively at several levels.


Position Overview and Essential Functions

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Developing group and attorney strategic marketing plans

-Developing, managing and following up on practice group/industry group/client team marketing initiatives and events, evaluating and providing feedback for initiatives, and managing project-specific budgets

-Building RFP responses and proactive client proposals

-Coaching attorneys on successful business development techniques

-Managing internal and external practice group events, sponsorships and other marketing/communication activities

-Providing ongoing business development research and analysis for the assigned groups

-Drafting/maintaining/updating of marketing collateral

-Working with the firm’s PR Manager in identifying PR opportunities for assigned groups

-Assisting with additional firm-wide marketing projects as needed

-Some travel may be required


Specific Requirements

-Experience working with partners/senior executives in a professional services firm

-Excellent listening and interviewing skills

-Strong interpersonal skills

-Must be process-oriented with the ability to gather and synthesize information

-Understanding of the legal industry-market opportunities, competition, service offerings and competitive advantages

-Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

-Exceptional written and verbal skills with strong proofreading and grammar skills

-An ability to comprehend and address a client’s issues from both a business and a legal services perspective

-A reputation for partnering with internal clients and a demonstrated open, collaborative style

-Ability to prioritize workload, work independently and complete tasks under time pressure when necessary

-Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PP); knowledge of Interaction is a plus!

-Bachelor’s degree preferred

-3-5 yeas of experience in law firm marketing or professional services experience

-Must be flexible and organized with the ability to deal with many different personalities, multiple demands, and the pressure of meeting deadlines are highly important

-Excellent presentation and political acumen


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


Salary:  $80,000-90,000 DOE



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