OVERVIEW The Marketing Coordinator and Supreme Court/Appellate Analyst is responsible for supporting the firm’s Business Development and Communications professionals, including the Appellate and Supreme Court practice group, in a variety of efforts.
Within the Appellate and Supreme Court practice, this role will conduct legal reporting, research and business development. In particular, the Coordinator/Analyst will monitor current news, blog posts and online databases for relevant developments and business development leads and for judgments and matters involving existing clients or prospects with whom we have relationships. They will obtain briefs and other materials from the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, lower courts, government officials and practitioners for internal review or public posting.
In general, the Coordinator/Analyst will support assigned practice and business development/communications professionals throughout the firm. More specifically, they will generate early drafts of pitch materials, presentations, proposal outlines and other materials as needed. They will also conduct research and competitive intelligence requests, coordinate events, support internal and external communications (including social media and web postings) and track results. This is a non-exempt position and reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and has normal hours of 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday - Friday, with overtime as needed.
Generate pitch material, presentations (PowerPoint), proposals and timelines; support in proofreading, printing and binding, etc.
Sponsorship coordination and event planning support, including generating mailing lists, creating and distributing invitations, securing approvals, developing ad concepts and copy, maintaining RSVP lists and creating name tags, project planning, business development targeting, debrief activities, and more
Create and distribute client alerts and newsletters, including collaboration with communications function, obtain approvals and support effort
Social media support for firm blogs, twitter handles, firm wide channels and individual lawyers
Directories and surveys support, including project management and submission preparation
Conduct research on competitors, clients, prospects, markets, etc., update and track metrics related to communications and business development efforts/opportunities
Draft, edit and facilitate content and practice material for firm website and intranet
Process, edit and post lawyer biographies and make edits to the website and update related practice literature
Support firm- and department-wide initiatives with additional responsibilities as requested
QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUISITES
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline requiring writing, research and analysis preferred or equivalent work experience
Two or more years of marketing or communications experience
Law firm experience is a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND CORE COMPETENCIES
Strong verbal and written skills
Detail oriented and highly organized
Ability to generate written deliverables for internal and external audiences, often on short notice
Ability to manage competing deadlines and collaborate with very busy partners
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effort
Ability to work under pressure
Exhibits good judgment and discretion
High level of intellectual curiosity
Savvy technological skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); one or more of following abilities is highly desirable: make editorial and analytics updates in a content management system; leverage media monitoring tools (such as Vocus/Cision and PR Newswire); and post messaging on social media channels (such as Twitter and LinkedIn)
Self-starter, motivated individual willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Solid team player with ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block is a law firm of international reach with more than 500 lawyers. Our firm has been widely recognized for producing outstanding results in corporate transactions and securing significant litigation victories from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court. Companies and individuals around the world trust Jenner & Block with their most sensitive and con...sequential matters. Our clients range from the top ranks of the Fortune 500, large privately held corporations and financial services institutions to emerging companies, family-run businesses and individuals.