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Director of Marketing - Lowenstein Sandler - New York, NY


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Company: Lowenstein Sandler

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Who We Are:

Lowenstein Sandler is one of the most sophisticated law firms in the United States, with over 375 lawyers and 300 business services professionals serving clients from offices in New York, Palo Alto, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington, D.C. We recruit candidates who seek a collaborative, entrepreneurial culture that prioritizes our clients, our colleagues, and the communities where we work and live. Committed to career development and to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, the firm offers many programs and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We seek professionals for our business services group who share these values.

 

Preferred: 5+ years of law firm Marketing experience

What You Will Do:

This position is responsible for the firm’s branding and content strategies, employing a range of communication channels and tools that include marketing collateral, website, social media, and PR/Media placements.  The Director will work closely with the firm’s outside PR agency and our business development staff to develop media strategies to support the firm’s strategic plan and business development goals.

This position requires very strong writing and editing capabilities, media savvy, and the ability to work comfortably with senior partners of the firm and outside agencies. The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of previous communications experience.  Professional services or law firm experience is a plus.  

 

Essential Job Requirements:

Work with firm leadership, the CMO, and PR agency to develop an internal and external communications strategy to support the firm’s brand and strategic business development priorities including:

  • Managing the firm’s brand to ensure brand consistency and build brand awareness. This includes supporting production of firm and practice group collateral materials and advertising to ensure they conform to the firm’s brand standards.
  • Developing and implementing the firm’s content strategy consistent with the firm’s brand and strategic plan.
  • Managing relationships with outside firm resources including the branding agency, the public relations firm, and freelance writers.
  • Working with our PR firm and firm leadership develop and implement earned media strategy.  Supervise media outreach for the firm, its practices groups, and its lawyers.
  • Develop internal communications tools to keep firm management and lawyers informed regarding the media strategy and results.
  • Oversee external communications, working with the business development staff and design firm, including client alerts, newsletters, event content, and related communications.
  • Supporting the firm’s internal communications including the Managing Partner’s speeches and presentations to the firm, internal electronic communications, and the marketing communication on the firm’s intranet.
  • Working with the firm’s business development team to ensure that content for the firm’s web site (including firm overview content and career information, lawyer bios, case studies, practice descriptions) is supporting the firm’s brand and has a consistent style and format.
  • In conjunction with our PR firm, implementing a comprehensive social media strategy for the firm.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • A Bachelors Degree preferably in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or a related field.
  • A minimum of ten years of marketing communications experience. Experience at a Law firm or similar organization is preferable along with experience in marketing communications, journalism, or public relations.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Client-service oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills; develops excellent relationships with colleagues and internal clients
  • Ability to recruit, retain and motivate staff
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Professional maturity; calm and level-headed
  • Flexible, adaptable and tenacious at achieving goals

 

Office Location: New York, NY or Roseland, NJ

Schedule: Full-Time

Amount of Travel Required: Weekly travel between our NJ and NY office. Periodic travel to our DC and Palo Alto offices.

 

Disclaimers:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required by employee. 

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms are to be deemed the sole property of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Lowenstein Sandler LLP as a result of the referral.

Lowenstein Sandler LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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