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Senior Practice Management Specialist

at Davis Wright Tremaine

Posted: 8/8/2019
Job Reference #: 511
Keywords: operations

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Senior Practice Management Specialist to join our team in New York City.

As a member of the practice management team, the senior practice management specialist will support the Media, Entertainment, Advertising, and IP practice on initiatives that enhance the business and strategic operations of the practice group.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

In this role, you will:
  • Provide guidance and advice regarding business development opportunities for the practice group  
  • Draft and prepare communications related to winning new work and enhancing the practice group’s profile and reputation
  • Lead the collection, storing, maintenance and distribution of information on lawyers’ experience and develop an effective system that minimizes the administrative burden on lawyers
  • Identify and conduct research in support of new business opportunities
  • Serve as primary liaison between practice group chairs/other practice leaders and staff departments to execute on practice group operating needs while reducing the amount of administrative time spent by practice leaders
  • Negotiate sponsorships and manage marketing budget
  • Coordinate client seminars and webinars for assigned practice group.  Support the practice managers on major events that require the practice managers to lead
  • Attend practice group meetings, provide marketing materials and financial reports, and support the practice group operation as appropriate
  • Work with the marketing communications to create, update and organize marketing collateral and related records as well as practice group’s blogs, newsletters, and social media platforms
  • Assist with additional projects as necessary
  • Travel to other offices, as necessary
Join us if you have:
  • 4+ years of professional services marketing is desired, or equivalent internship and education.  Law firm marketing or media sector experience is a plus
  • College degree and demonstrated academic excellence
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated writing ability and excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, courteous manner with clients, firm members, and other business contacts
  • Ability to interact with lawyers, clients and staff at all levels
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Products required, i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; CRM technology a plus
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate
  • Previous experience in the media/entertainment sector or in a law-firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, is preferred
  • General familiarity with the practice of law is a plus
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.


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