Brooks Pierce, a business law firm with 100 lawyers and three offices located in Greensboro, Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina, seeks a full-time Marketing & Communications Coordinator. The position will be resident in the Firm’s Greensboro office. As a member of the Marketing Department, the Marketing & Communications Coordinator will assist with all aspects of content, including the planning, development, design, production, presentation, evaluation, and analysis of messages across a variety of channels. The Marketing & Communications Coordinator also collaborates on marketing, business development, and internal communications, and assists with public relations, news releases, and earned and social media monitoring and reports. This position works closely with the Director of Marketing & Business Development and collaborates with the marketing team and outside vendors as necessary to complete assigned tasks.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, two writing samples, and a cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@brookspierce.com. No phone calls, please.

Primary Responsibilities:

Content:

  • Work with the Firm’s PR agency on routine public relations items, including coordination of lawyer involvement in earned media opportunities
  • Coordinate the production, proofing, and distribution of website content, articles, blog posts, and social media posts, ensuring content is written in a cohesive voice
  • Format content for print, web and email, obtaining appropriate approvals as needed
  • Interview attorneys to draft website bios, practice pages and industry pages for the website, shepherding content through the approval process
  • Maintain editorial calendar timeline for Firm blogs, ensuring posts are drafted, edited, and posted on deadline
  • Responsibility for review and assessment of monthly website and social media statistics

Design:

  • Graphic design and layout of marketing department collateral and graphics
  • Maintain Firm graphics files (including designed materials as well as stock photography)
  • Assist with development of new business pitches, assembling documents and editing presentations
  • Maintain inventory of Firm-branded promotional items, suggesting creative items for specific events as needed
  • Coordinate professional photography for attorneys, executive staff, paralegals, and events as needed

Projects:

  • Assist in event planning for a variety of events, coordinating post-event follow-up activities as needed
  • Represent the Firm at events by working the exhibit booth and helping to plan and implement an interactive experience for event attendees
  • Ensure Firm sponsorship opportunities are fully leveraged
  • Utilize and/or leverage Firm software and online tools, such as Hootsuite, JD Supra, Lexology, SiteImprove, Google Analytics, ClearView Social, email marketing programs and the Firm’s CRM/ERM
  • Other projects and administrative tasks as needed

Necessary Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field
  • Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign and Photoshop) with a portfolio of work that showcases an eye for design
  • At least one year of experience in communications, marketing or media, with a preference for experience in a professional services environment
  • Impeccable writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading skills 
  • Thorough knowledge of AP style
  • Professional demeanor and presentation, possessing the ability to interface with high-level media, attorneys and clients
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and complete day-to-day projects in a timely fashion
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent communications skills and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure with patience, diplomacy and a strong service orientation
  • Prior experience with CRM, email marketing, and website content management solutions
  • Excellent data manipulation skills, especially within a CRM and Excel
  • Extensive analytical and troubleshooting abilities
  • Ability to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion
  • Flexibility to manage demands outside of traditional business hours
  • Excellent technical skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint