Business Development & Marketing Summer Student (Toronto Office)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and eager summer student to support our Business Development and Marketing team.

More About Us

With over 120 lawyers, Hicks Morley is a leading law firm in Canada focusing on the representation of management in human resources law and advocacy. Labour and employment law is the foundation of the firm’s growth—the depth and scope of our expertise in human resources law is the Hicks Morley advantage.

Hicks Morley is a rapidly growing firm with five offices in Ontario: the main office is located in Toronto, and we have regional offices in Waterloo, London, Kingston and Ottawa. We act for over 1,000 employers in the public and private sectors.

The Opportunity

The Business Development & Marketing Summer Student will work closely with all members of our small team to execute on key projects over the summer months.

The ideal candidate is a student who is returning to full-time post-secondary studies in the fall and is technically savvy with a keen desire to learn business development and marketing in a legal setting. Enrollment in a program specializing in business, communications or marketing is an asset.

This is a Monday–Friday, in-person, fixed-term (end of August) contract role in downtown Toronto.

Essential Duties

  • Assist the team in maintaining the firm’s CRM system, including data review, contact research and clean-up.
  • Work with the brand specialist to perform annual website audit and refresh to ensure accuracy and relevance, including page redesign, user experience reviews and content updates.
  • Participate in an exciting new marketing automation project from the ground up.
  • Complete administrative duties including preparation and distribution of marketing materials, routine intranet maintenance and support with client presentations.
  • Other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Enrollment in a full-time university or college program.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • Strong attention to detail. Experience with copy editing, proofreading and organizing digital documentation an asset.
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to constructive feedback.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Previous marketing experience an asset.


If you are interested in applying please send your resume to:

Nadine Cottrell
Acting Manager, Human Resources

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Every firm has a culture, and ours is no exception. We work in the human resources area, so we are “people” people. We have a very diverse client base, from manufacturers to social service agencies, and we are passionate about understanding our clients, their businesses and their needs.

Hicks Morley is an open and respectful workplace which fosters creativity, legal innovation and excellence in our clients’ interests. We are committed to recruiting and hiring the best candidates for all roles, and from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Upon request, Hicks Morley will provide suitable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process to candidates with accessibility needs due to disability.