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Marketing Manager
Ref No.: 18-05757
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Year
Marketing Manager
ICS has a great opportunity with our client in the Chicago Loop, with a law firm seeking a Marketing Manager. This individual will support the Marketing Department and will report to the Marketing and Business Development Director. This individual will also be responsible for leading the execution of all client events, seminars and other activities associated with the firm's marketing and business development initiatives. This person will also coordinate firm sponsorships and associated activities as well as manage the directory and award submissions process.
Specific Duties:
  • Responsible for the planning, execution, staffing and follow up of all marketing events
  • Work with the Marketing and Business Development Director on strategic planning, and tracking of return on investment of events
  • Coordinate closely with the Marketing and Design Coordinator to appropriately brand communications, on-site signage and related materials
  • Oversee all client CLE and related professional seminars
  • Coordinate with the attorney(s), set project timelines, staff the seminars, collaborate with the Professional Development Coordinator for CLE purposes and with IT department for recording purposes
  • Work with the Marketing and Design Coordinator on seminar branding and communications
  • Manage attorney and firm directory and award submissions, including Chambers, US Legal 500, U.S. News Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers, World Trademark Review, Sullivan's, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Communication & Proposal Specialist and Marketing Content Coordinator on submission content and any necessary follow-up, including press releases and social media posts announcing accolades and updating marketing materials and attorney biographies
  • Work with the Managing Partner on the client interview program, including the identification of prospective clients for participation, drafting and tracking communications and coordinating post-interview meetings
  • Oversee the production of the firm's holiday card and other such marketing materials in coordination with the Marketing and Design Coordinator
  • Support the firm's membership in the Interlaw network
  • Manage the collection and submission of all inbound and outbound referrals
  • Oversee branded promotional items in coordination with Marketing Assistant
  • Serve on the Women's Network Leadership Team and support firm committees as needed
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Marketing and Business Development Director
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Innovative problem solver and engaged team player
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with an ability to work with all levels of personnel and diplomatically interact with a range of personalities
  • Strong project management skills to efficiently manage multiple projects, deadlines and resources while meeting the needs of key stakeholders
  • 5-7 years marketing experiences with a of three years law firm or other professional services firm experience
  • Familiarity with the services and business model of a multi-practice law firm
  • Limited travel required
  • Working knowledge of word processing (Word), desktop publishing, presentation software (PowerPoint), database management, and spreadsheet applications (Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (e.g. grammar, spelling, proofreading)