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Multi-media Coordinator

Vedder Price- Main Office

200  Attorneys- 500 Staff

Reports to:     Practice Development Manager

LOCATION:      222 N. LaSalle, Ste 2600 Chicago IL

EDUCATION:   BA in Graphic Arts, related field, or extensive relevant professional experience

EXPERIENCE:   Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in graphic arts and multi-media field Extensive print or wed design experience. · Advanced creative and conceptual skills working on either a MAC or PC platform· Strong proficiency with print and web design software tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Flash· Video editing software experience a plus

DESCRIPTION: The Multi-Media Coordinator oversees the coordination of online and print marketing initiatives, including writing, editing and production of marketing communications; updates and maintains the firm website and other online platforms; provides basic design support and works with outside designers to the extent their services are required; and assists with firm marketing events and their accompanying printed materials.Duties & Responsibilities:  Create effective graphic concepts and execution as they relate to the scope of work
· Develop effective print collateral and advertising (as required)· Meet with designers, vendors, technical staff and internal clients on projects and collaborate on technical specifications and deadlines· Design customized materials for client needs· Maintain the firm’s media library and assist with day-to-day design-related requests· Manage graphic and communications projects· Integrate text and graphics into the design of new and existing print and web marketing materials· Ability to work with internal and external clients, prioritize and juggle multiple projects as well as work under tight deadlines· Excellent written and verbal communication skills and documentation abilities. Qualifications and required Experience<

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Posted: October 22, 2018


Marketing Technology Coordinator

Seyfarth Shaw- Main Office

800  Attorneys- 2000 Staff

Reports to:     Marketing Technology Manager

LOCATION:       233 S. Wacker Drive  Chicago, Il

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing

EXPERIENCE:    Educational and Experience Requirements 1-3 years of experience in marketing technology Legal industry experience preferred. Experience with InterAction, Tikit, Vuture and Web systems strongly preferred. Skill Requirements: 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. Special Working Conditions Lifting up to 25 lbs.

DESCRIPTION:   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. Job Description:  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)Other duties and projects as assigned.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:  https://www.seyfarth.com/Staff

Posted: October 10, 2018


Sr. Proposal Writer

Seyfarth Shaw- Main Office

800  Attorneys- 2000 Staff

Reports to:     Director of Proposals

LOCATION:       233 S. Wacker Drive  Chicago, Il

EDUCATION:   Four-year college degree, with a minimum of seven years of proposal and/or marketing writing experience at a large law firm or professional services organization.

EXPERIENCE:   The ideal candidate will have proven experience in the following areas: Dependable, proactive team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Demonstrated writing ability, aptitude for sales and project management. Strong client service ethic. Strong project management, and multi-tasking skills and the ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations requiring adherence to tight deadlines. Strong leadership qualities, the ability to work independently and take initiative. Strong problem solver and consensus builder. Respect for complementary skill sets. Hands-on with a proven";make it happen" mindset; demonstrated resourcefulness and self-directed behavior Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Familiarity with InterAction and Breeze a plus.
DESCRIPTION:   The Sr. Proposal Writer will provide core and key written content for the firm’s responses to strategic opportunities, including requests for proposals (RFPs) and high-level in-person pitch opportunities.  He or she will work as a part of a team to manage large-scale RFP responses, and also will be expected to manage smaller proposals independently.  Job Description: Work with Director of Strategic Opportunities, partners and other stakeholders to develop and align the firm's value propositions and key messages in written form. This includes: Developing an intimate working knowledge of the firm, its practice groups and the industries it serves. Developing, updating and maintaining standard RFP and pitch template language across departments and practice groups, and maintaining and  Working in the firm’s pitch language database when needed. Developing tailored and responsive content on a variety of sources, including subject-matter expert interviews and existing collateral.  Working with partners to develop a strategy for the RFP response and coordinating participation and responses across partners. Writing and editing original text for all client proposals with attention to crafting narrative formats that are consistent across practice groups – ensuring all materials sound like “one voice”. Tailoring boilerplate content to answer questions in a strategic, dynamic and directly responsive manner. Confirming that proposals meet submission requirements and ensure proper and timely delivery.   Additional responsibilities include coordinating with multiple departments and practice areas to develop effective proposals that are delivered on time. This includes: Developing and managing projects plans (timelines, milestones, dependencies, deliverables) for specific RFP projects. Tracking of RFP activity, including follow-up activities with marketing personnel and lawyers to determine outcome and/or next steps. Document and share results and best practices with internal stakeholders. Ensure grammar/spelling/punctuation accuracy and consistency in style across all language content. Proofreading, editing and drafting of other materials on an as needed basis.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:  https://www.seyfarth.com/Staff

Posted: October 10, 2018



Practice Development Manager

Vedder Price- Main Office

200  Attorneys- 500 Staff

Reports to:     Director of Marketing

LOCATION:      222 N. LaSalle, Ste 2600 Chicago IL

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications or related field required

EXPERIENCE:   Minimum 8 to 10 years’ experience in a marketing/communications function within a professional services firm is required; law firm experience is preferred

DESCRIPTION:    Practice Development Manager (PD Manager) is responsible for managing client development programs for several litigation and corporate practice groups to be assigned by the Director of Marketing.  The PD Manager wears many hats and is responsible for staying on top of present and emerging trends in specific client industries, creating and implementing multifaceted strategies to raise the profiles of the practices and attorneys, collaborating with attorneys on business development plans. Significant responsibility and autonomy will be afforded candidates who demonstrate independent judgment, strategic and diplomatic thinking, and the ability to function effectively at several levels.  The PD Manager may also provide daily oversight of marketing staff (individual assignments vary) to ensure the timely completion of marketing-related activities.  The PD Manager analyzes and resolves work issues on a day-to-day basis under supervision of the Director of Marketing.  In this supervisory role, the PD Manager is accountable for the work and actions of the staff members he or she oversees. Duties & Responsibilities: · Assigns work:  Assigns tasks and projects to the marketing staff, explains how those duties are to be done (i.e., what level of performance will meet the supervisor’s expectations) and communicates how the successful performance of those duties will be measured. Effective communication is key to ensuring that the marketing assistants and coordinators are productive and accurate in terms of the work product they produce.  The PD Manager is the role model and leader for those who report to him/her. · Advises the Marketing Director of project status · Meets established deadlines for all projects, and oversees flawless execution · Supports and assists coordinators and assistants in managing workload · Performs the duties of the marketing staff members in their absence, or assures that their duties are covered by others

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Posted: September 11, 2018


Practice Development and Communications Coordinator

Vedder Price- Main Office

200  Attorneys- 500 Staff

Reports to:     Sr. Marketing & Practice Manager

LOCATION:      222 N. LaSalle, Ste 2600 Chicago IL

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications or related field required

EXPERIENCE:    A minimum of five years of demonstrated success in a law firm or professional services firm required.

DESCRIPTION:   The Practice Development and Communications Coordinator (Coordinator) works closely with the Practice Development Managers to support the marketing and business development efforts of various practice groups across all firm offices. This Coordinator’s time is divided into two major activities:  (1) supporting the practice development activities of the managers and (2) supporting the communications needs of the firm.  Practice Development Support:  The Coordinator works under the supervision of a manager but is responsible for spearheading assigned projects and coordinating all activities associated with those projects. The Coordinator is expected to understand and help improve the department’s procedures, tools and initiatives and to keep team members and supervisors informed on the status of projects. The ideal candidate understands the legal industry; is experienced in providing proactive problem-solving to busy attorneys; is a strong writer and communicator; and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.  The Coordinator will provide support on pitches, RFPs and other practice group-driven materials.  Communications Support:  The Coordinator works with the firm’s lawyers and members of the Marketing Department to enhance the firm’s internal and external communications.  Key responsibilities include social media support, website support and internal communications as assigned.  This position reports to a Practice Development Manager and collaborates closely with all other managers in the department.  Duties &  Responsibilities:
Works with Practice Development Managers to coordinate marketing and business development initiatives for specific practice groups across the firm’s offices; this includes drafting and producing marketing proposals and RFP responses, including content development, final document preparation and follow-up Edits, maintains and updates practice-specific pages of the firm website and intranet, as well as marketing collateral and attorney bios; drafts, reviews and contributes to key messaging and content of brochures and other collateral materials, including directory submissions Works with other marketing team members to identify and coordinate appropriate practice group business development initiatives, such as seminars and trade shows, newsletters, presentations and other events
Manages the day-to-day activities associated with these initiatives with moderate supervision.   Maintains current and accurate case lists, descriptions, case studies and client lists for use in marketing and business development efforts. Provides research support for various initiatives utilizing research subscriptions and databases. Prepares submissions to legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:  ch.Recruiting@vedderprice.com

Posted: September 11, 2018


Client Service Manager

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP- Main Office

300  Attorneys- 300 Staff

Reports to:      Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

LOCATION:      525 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60661

EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field, and six or more years’ related experience are required. Prior experience working in a large law firm is strongly preferred as is experience supporting practices.

EXPERIENCE:    Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills. Must be able to develop meaningful, substantive relationships with a diverse group of attorneys and cultivate them over time. Must be similarly skilled in developing relationships with MBD colleagues and working effectively across functions within the department. Exceptional client service skills, relationship management abilities and superior knowledge of the practices supported are critical to success in the role.Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with courtesy and diplomacy.Maturity, professionalism and the ability to exercise independent judgment in the handling of complex relationships and competing priorities.Knowledge of services and capabilities of legal practices. Must develop credibility by building upon that knowledge, specific to the practices supported at Katten. Basic understanding of the business of law firms. Superior client service skills and instincts, including responsiveness, ownership, urgency, excellence, positivity and a solutions-orientation. Interest in working in an evolving environment and ability to maintain a positive attitude as a contributor to that change. Ability and availability to regularly travel to other Firm locations. Ability to understand and support the Firm and Department’s goals, services, culture and strategy in order to represent the Firm and the Department in a positive, professional manner. Ability to occasionally retrieve and distribute marketing-related materials, written documentation, or office supplies weighing up to 20 pounds We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental/vision, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit program; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA-M/F/SO/Disability/Veteran.

DESCRIPTION:   Katten is a firm of first choice for clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services in the United States and abroad. Our nationally recognized practices include corporate, financial services, litigation, real estate, environmental, commercial finance, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, and trusts and estates. Our more than 650 attorneys serve public and private companies, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. We provide full-service legal advice from locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai.   Summary for the Client Service Manager Position- The Client Service Manager (CSM) is responsible for managing the relationship between assigned practices and the Marketing and Business Development Department (MBD) as well as providing support for a variety of MBD activities. This position will work alongside other Client Service Managers and Marketing, Communications and Business Development professionals, under the direction of the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer and practice group leaders of assigned groups. For the assigned practices, the CSM is the primary point of contact for all marketing and business development requests and they work with their MBD colleagues as an integrated team to ensure lawyers receive high quality work product and a seamless service experience. In addition to providing relationship management and general marketing support, the CSM is expected to maintain a strong working knowledge of the assigned practices’ capabilities, experience, clients and individual lawyers’ expertise.  Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following. Other duties may be requested and/or assigned. Act as the MBD point of contact for lawyers from assigned practices, bringing fellow MBD colleagues into requests where needed and supporting certain activities autonomously. Develop and maintain strong, productive working relationships with lawyers in assigned practices. Develop and maintain a thorough and specific understanding of the capabilities of assigned practices, including prior experience, clients and industries served, and distinguishing characteristics. Support practice group leaders in the development and implementation of annual practice MBD plans. Manage practice marketing budgets, including regular reporting to practice leaders. Offer input and support on a variety of marketing and communications activities to ensure appropriate strategies and positioning are reflected, including: directory listings, rankings and award submissions (Chambers, etc.); events; marketing collateral materials; and thought leadership, among others. Work with the firm’s public relations team to identify and leverage deals and case wins, industry trends, client relationships and other information appropriate for media outreach.
Evaluate sponsorship opportunities, potential strategic alliances and partnerships. In coordination with the Business Development team, support firm-wide Business Development programs, including: Client Feedback; Client Service Teams; and lateral partner integration, as needed.

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Posted: September 11, 2018