23 days old

Director of Strategic Marketing Communications

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Strategic Marketing Communications in the DC office.  The Director is responsible for driving all activities related to visibility raising, marketing communications, PR and Media strategy;  and brand messaging for the Firm.  The Director is responsible for the Firm’s internal communications program including managing regular communications from the Firm’s leadership and oversight of the Firm’s intranet.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Developing and managing the positioning and messaging of the Firm.
• Enhancing the brand and raising the visibility for the Firm globally.
• Building the recognition of Firm expertise across practices and industries.
• Overseeing Firmwide PR and media relations including outside consultants.
• Managing the full Marketing Communications Department and staff budget.
• Supervising related Directors, Senior Managers and other staff as required.
• Serving as the senior advisor to partners, practices/industries, teams and affiliate groups seeking to raise their profile through marketing communications.
• Serving as a senior advisor to Firm leaders/management. Providing guidance and preparing media talking points and Q&As, as appropriate for Firm management.
• Overseeing the marketing communications efforts for new laterals: press releases, bios, internal and external announcements.  Serving as point person for Marcom integration.




• A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business is required.
• A Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business preferred. 
• Minimum of ten years of marketing communications management required (in the professional services area desired.)
• Significant experience in the public relations and media relations is required.
• Previous law firm experience a significant plus.
• Strong computer skills; preferred proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
• Experienced at strategic communications planning and implementation across all media.
• Professional services marketing knowledge relevant to direct meaningful programmatic development and generate substantive recommendations.
• Analytical skills, especially related to the ROI of Marketing Communications investment.
• Strategic planning skills, especially related to brand/positioning.
• Experience with managing social and digital media campaigns.
• Experience in the integration of video in marketing campaigns.
• Experience working with graphic designers to develop and implement a means to maintain graphic/design consistency across the brand in print/online/multimedia.
• Knowledge of public relations and implementation of related strategies for positioning and messaging to enhance brand awareness.
• Excellent managerial, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
• Superb communications skills, written and oral.
• Creative, innovative thinker.
• Strong media relations/journalism/message management skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.
Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Posted: 2019-07-26 Expires: 2019-08-25
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