24000006 Requisition #
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Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field
  • Three years’ related experience in a marketing/communications field
  • Detail-oriented self-starter with strong writing, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Team player who possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills with a positive customer service attitude
  • Ability to assess priority and handle a variety of projects and assignments at one time in a fast-paced environment
  • Aptitude for learning

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Experience developing and producing content in a legal or professional services field
  • Knowledge of the law firm environment/industry
  • Adobe Photoshop and basic graphic design concepts
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS, SEO, email and content marketing and strategy concepts 

What will your day look like? 
As a Communications Coordinator, you support the Communications Manager with internal firm communications, including weekly and monthly email newsletters, frequent intranet news postings, new partner and other firmwide announcements, and other materials. This will entail tasks such as writing and editing copy, organizing and compiling content from various sources, proofreading and coordinating approvals, preparing images for publication, preparing and staging intranet articles and emails, and coordinating the distribution of and/or publishing final materials.
You will also assist the Communications Manager in creating, testing, and applying communications, content marketing and SEO strategies, as well as tracking the success of communications and analyzing metrics reports. 

Additionally, you will occasionally support other members of the Communications team on various projects related to internally or externally promoting firm initiatives.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

General & Essential Job Expectations 
While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;
  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;
  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;
  • Foster positive work relationships;
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;
  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Application Process:
If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com. Please add noreply@dlapipercareers.us to your list of safe senders.

Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.  

Agency applications will not be considered.

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