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Group Marketing Manager
Winstead seeks a Group Marketing Manager (supporting the Austin, San Antonio offices), to develop and execute marketing projects, programs and processes in support of multiple firm practice groups/industry groups/client teams and office efforts on a wide range of marketing and business development opportunities. This is a position that requires a high level of proficiency in both strategic level activities and hands-on tactical execution

This individual will be an important part of our marketing team and will be required to work closely with attorneys and other team members to accomplish the primary goal of helping our firm and attorneys attract profitable new business. Significant responsibility and autonomy will be afforded candidates who demonstrate independent judgment, strategic and diplomatic thinking and the ability to function effectively at several levels. The position will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and involve other marketing colleagues on relevant projects.



Specific Requirements

Position Overview and Essential Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing group and attorney strategic marketing plans
  • Developing, managing and following up on practice group/industry group/client team marketing initiatives, evaluating and providing feedback for initiatives proposed by lawyers and managing project-specific budgets
  • Building RFP responses and proactive client proposals
  • Coaching attorneys on successful business development techniques
  • Managing internal and external practice group events, sponsorships and other marketing/communications activities
  • Providing ongoing business development research and analysis for the assigned groups
  • Drafting, maintainingand updating of marketing collateral
  • Working with the firm’s PR Manager in identifying PR opportunities for assigned groups
  • Assisting with additional firm wide marketing projects as needed
  • Some travel may be required

 

Specific Requirements

  • Experience working with partnersand senior executives in a professional services firm
  • Excellent listening and interviewing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be process-oriented with the ability to gather and synthesize information
  • Understanding of the legal industry -- market opportunities, competition, service offerings and competitive advantages
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills with strong proofreading and grammar skills
  • An ability to comprehend and address a client’s issues from both a business and a legal services perspective
  • A reputation for partnering with internal clients and a demonstrated open, collaborative style
  • Ability to prioritize workload, work independently and complete tasks under time pressure when necessary
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products; Knowledge of InterAction is a plus
  • Four to six years experience in law firm marketing or professional services experience
  • Must be flexible and organized with the ability to deal with many different personalities, multiple demands, and the pressure of meeting deadlines are highly important
  • Excellent presentation and political acumen
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
Contact Details
Winstead PC

Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. From its well-known reputation in real estate, financial services, energy and technology to its corporate and high-stakes litigation practices, Winstead delivers practical knowledge and responsive service. And it's all backed by a get-it-done attitude. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and the Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina. For detailed information about Winstead, visit winstead.com.


Ann Jacobson
ajacobson@winstead.com
Company Name Winstead PC
Posted Date 7/13/2017
Job Type Business Development
Employment Type Full Time
Location Austin,Texas
City Austin
State Texas
Country USA
Region South