Staff

We are always interested in hearing from proactive individuals who have the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and are effective communicators. Applications for Legal Assistants, Administrative Staff and Law Clerk positions with our firm should be sent to the following:

Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
77 King St W, 39th Floor
Box 371, TD Centre
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1K8

Attention: Jayne Parish

 

 

Available Position(s)

Marketing and Business Development Specialist

The firm is seeking a Marketing and Business Development Specialist to join our Knowledge Management and Business Development Department. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, results-oriented self-starter with a strong client service mentality and an extremely high attention to detail. Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the individual will be primarily responsible for coordinating marketing and business development initiatives, including events and assisting with legal directory submissions, and requests for proposals.

Accountabilities:

  • Leading the planning and execution of client seminars and special events including the development of strategy and mailing lists, material coordination, logistics and follow-up, working in partnership with the Knowledge Management team, event specialist and the lawyers
  • Overseeing the department’s annual marketing calendar, including the firm’s events schedule
  • Assisting with the coordination of the firm’s submissions and updates to legal directories and listings
  • Providing back-up support on request for proposal responses
  • Monitoring requests for assistance and fulfilling requests or triaging the request to the appropriate member of the marketing team
  • Coordinating the new hire process, including the obtaining lawyer bios and arranging photo shoots
  • Improving current marketing processes and suggesting tools for optimal efficiency and effectiveness
  • Reconciling the department’s accounts payable and processing invoices
  • Providing additional back up support and administrative duties as required

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in a professional services environment. Previous law firm experience is an asset
  • Strong background and experience in event management
  • Excellent knowledge MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Knowledge of Lexis Nexis Interaction CRM System an asset
  • A university degree or college diploma in Marketing and Communications

 

Required Skills:

  • Self-starter who can plan, organize and prioritize with minimal supervision and is accountable and goal-oriented
  • Exceptional client service and time management skills (including the ability to meet deadlines)
  • Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail and exceptional proofreading abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with colleagues, internal clients and external vendors, as well as strong written communication skills
  • Team player who can also work independently
  • Strong work ethic, reliable, self-motivated, positive and proactive
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, adapt to emerging priorities, work well under pressure and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to problem-solve and provide recommendations and options (not just spot issues)
  • Highly responsive and diplomatic, with the ability to represent the firm in a professional and businesslike manner
  • Responds well and takes into account professional and constructive criticism and is accountable for his or her own mistakes
  • Flexible and receptive to learning new skills, technologies and approaches

Contact:

Qualified applicants may forward their C.V. in confidence to the attention of:

Dorothy Fitzgerald, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources
dorothy-fitzgerald@hicksmorley.com

Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
77 King St W, 39th Floor
Box 371, TD Centre
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1K8