Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Posted June 6, 2022

Location: Philadelphia

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The Communications and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for creating internal and external marketing materials encompassing a variety of media types including digital, print and video. This position will help draft, edit, and publish content on the Firm’s website, social media pages, and other communications channels as well as help drive the Firm’s public relations initiatives. Additionally, this role will support the overall Marketing Department efforts in planning, coordinating and executing all marketing activities. The Communications and Marketing Coordinator will report to the Business Development and Marketing Manager and work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer and attorneys. The position is in our Philadelphia office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain branding and visibility initiatives including website content, social media posts, client alerts, eblasts, invitations, newsletters, blog posts, advertising, surveys, etc.
  • Assist with internal and external communications for the firm, its practice groups, and its attorneys.
  • Assist with writing and managing the development of compelling and effective collateral materials, including pitch books, practice descriptions, attorney biographies, presentations, and event materials.
  • Respond to various industry awards, surveys, and directories.
  • Track media coverage and help promote externally and internally.
  • Prepare and distribute press releases and assist with reporters/editors outreach and follow-up.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for thought leadership, content marketing and event participation.
  • Evaluate and coordinate speaking and other visibility efforts for the Firm’s attorneys.
  • Support internal communications campaigns geared to engage personnel and drive the Firm’s culture.
  • Assist with maintenance and updating of contact relationship management system (CRM).
  • Coordinate practice group sponsorships and memberships at client and community events.
  • Assist with planning and executing of all firm-hosted events including seminars, webinars, attorney retreats, and social events.
  • Perform research as needed.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ABILITIES, OR KNOWLEDGE:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related marketing, communications, and/or public relations experience.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including an ability to meet deadlines and work quickly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, team player.
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and communication skills with a proficiency in AP Style.
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Able to work with all levels of firm management.
  • Pragmatic, diplomatic, and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities.
  • Strong social media skills (LinkedIn, Twitter) a plus.
  • Knowledge of WordPress helpful.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or Business-related areas.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND SAFETY HAZARDS:

  • N/A

Interested candidates should submit a resume to staffing@mmwr.com. No calls or agencies please.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.