As a member of the practice management team, the Senior Practice Management Specialist will support the Technology, Communications, Privacy, and Security practice on initiatives that enhance the business and strategic operations of the practice group. This position offers a hybrid work-from-home schedule 2 days a week out of our Seattle, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Portland, or San Francisco offices.
We value entrepreneurial self-starters who bring innovative solutions to the table. If you are detail-oriented, stellar communication skills and the ambition to learn, we want to talk to you.
At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.
On a typical day you will:
Provide guidance and advice regarding business development opportunities for the practice group
Draft and prepare communications related to winning new work and enhancing the practice group’s profile and reputation
Lead the collection, storing, maintenance and distribution of information on lawyers’ experience and develop an effective system that minimizes the administrative burden on lawyers
Identify and conduct research in support of new business opportunities
Serve as primary liaison between practice group chairs/other practice leaders and staff departments to execute on practice group operating needs while reducing the amount of administrative time spent by practice leaders
Negotiate sponsorships and manage marketing budget
Coordinate client seminars and webinars for assigned practice group. Support the practice managers on major events that require the practice managers to lead
Attend practice group meetings, provide marketing materials and financial reports, and support the practice group operation as appropriate
Work with the marketing communications to create, update and organize marketing collateral and related records as well as practice group’s blogs, newsletters, and social media platforms
Assist with additional projects as necessary
Travel to other offices, as necessary
Join us if you have:
4+ years of professional services marketing is desired, or equivalent internship and education; law firm marketing or media sector experience is a plus
Ability to take ownership of projects and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated writing ability and excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, courteous manner with clients, firm members, and other business contacts
Ability to interact with lawyers, clients and staff at all levels
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Products required, i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; CRM technology a plus
Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate
Previous experience in the media/entertainment sector or in a law-firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, is preferred
General familiarity with the practice of law is a plus
Who We Are
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.
What’s in it For You?
DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:
Choice of health and vision insurance plans
2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
Fertility and adoption benefit
Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.