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Marketing Assistant - Corporate

Company: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

*Position Overview*

To assist the Corporate Marketing & Business Development team in delivering excellent results for the firm. To provide high quality support adhering to best practice and leading to improved performance of the firm.

Practice groups supported include M&A and Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Technology and Commercial, Tax, Private Clients in the UK and the industry sectors in which the groups might operate. This role will involve working closely with all other marketing, BD team and Business Services teams as well as with Partners and Associates where relevant.


* Manage the internal and external events process for the Corporate department. This includes invitation preparation and distribution, mailing list and RSVP management, venue and logistics organization, on-site working with other

* specialists in the teams as appropriate.

* Manage the matter collection process for Corporate department, including experience database management.

* Proactively identify and monitor progress of potential matters for internal or external promotion eg PR opportunities, credential collation, website updates.

* Preparing articles and posting on digital media such as LinkedIn, website, etc.

* Regularly check relevant pages of the website. Proactively suggest updates to keep content up to date.

* Liaise with the design team on creating/amending designed materials, including use of tools such as Vuture.

* Manage client database/mailing lists using designated firm CRM tool, including segmented lists for the Corporate group, and use to distribute client mailings and blogs.

* Own systems and processes eg content within pitch tool

* Track and implement post transaction and post pitch reviews.

* Responsible for ensuring Corporate department CVs, pitch tracking, experience lists and other credentials are up to date and consistent. Work with partners and fee earners to tailor opportunity-specific CVs and credentials when necessary.

* Draft basic outline of pitches, capability brochures, legal directory and awards submissions, according to requirements and adhering to firm templates and corporate house style guidelines. Assist with follow-up with fee-earners in relation to these documents.

* In conjunction with firm resources in the Library and others, able to conduct relevant research on prospective and existing clients, and industry trends/opportunities.

* InterAction (or other similar system) opportunity tool maintenance, including loading of docs / wins / losses etc.

* Arrange meetings/calls, scheduling, booking rooms, tracking diaries for the immediate team.

* Attend selected meetings and take detailed minutes.

* Support the team on ad hoc projects, initiatives and tasks that arise from the Corporate and Marketing & BD teams.

*Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications*

* Marketing experience

* Interest in the professional services sector in an international setting and a demonstrable ability to get under the skin of a market/sector

* Corporate legal interest / experience an advantage but not essential

* You will need to demonstrate an even-mix of strong initiative, creative flair and technical competence

* You will work in a fun but highly professional team, often facing tight deadlines

* Great organizational skills

* Strong attention to detail

* Articulate communicator

* Willingness to learn new things and progress

* You will be proactive, demonstrate determination and enthusiasm and are able to stay calm under pressure, multitask and to be robust


This position has little to no travel.


* Educated to degree level or equivalent

* Degrees or professional qualifications that have a marketing component would put you in a strong position, but are not essential

* Experience/placements within the legal/professional services sector and a partnership environment would be beneficial but not essential

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of the employee. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


* 401(k)

* Dental insurance

* Health insurance

* Health savings account

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Parental leave

* Retirement plan

* Vision insurance


* 8 hour shift

* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Kansas City, MO 64105: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


* Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

* Law Firm: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Kansas City, MO 64105

Keywords: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Kansas City , Marketing Assistant - Corporate, Advertising , Kansas City, Kansas

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