Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Washington, D.C.

Job Summary

Skadden is seeking a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to join our Marketing & Communications team in the Washington, D.C. office. As a member of Skadden's professional staff, the Marketing & Communications Coordinator will play an integral role in helping the firm provide high-quality service to clients.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with logistics related to firm-sponsored seminars and webinars including coordinating the design and approval of invitations, development of targeted mailing lists, coordinating production and distribution of presentation materials, overseeing professional staff participation at event or virtually on a webinar platform, coordinates with external speakers, coordinates requests for CLE credit and other firm-sponsored events. Prepares internal communications on events for distribution and maintains various tracking databases associated with event production.
  • Assists with preparation of new business proposals, RFP, and presentations, including, but not limited to the preparation of experience lists and sourcing attorney experience, formatting drafts of materials, proofreading, and the production and distribution of materials.
  • Liaises with other internal support departments (such as Client Accounting, Business Development, Human Resources, Attorney Recruiting and Development, Research & Knowledge Services, and Technology) to obtain client relationship data for new business proposals and presentations and firm data for responses to surveys and ranking lists, as needed.
  • Liaises with counterparts in the Marketing & Communications Department regarding maintenance of attorney biographies, practice area descriptions, attorney photographs and client mailing lists and website updates.
  • Researches attorney and matter information needed to assist with responses to various directories and surveys, prepares and formats submissions; assists in scheduling interviews with researcher.
  • Utilizes Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, InDesign, Intrado, Foundation and other software tools to develop collateral materials and marketing presentations; liaise with Creative Design team on sponsorship advertisements.
  • Provides administrative support including, but not limited to, coordinating the tracking and reporting on marketing, business development and public relations activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current knowledge of industry trends and techniques.
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel) with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.

Experience/Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years directly related experience in a professional services environment.
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EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

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