8110 Gatehouse Road
Suite 100 East
Falls Church, VA 22042-1248 USA

Telephone: +1-703-205-8000

Client Relations and Marketing Administration Specialist

Client Relations and Marketing Administration Specialist

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP, an internationally-recognized intellectual property law firm has an excellent and immediate opportunity for a full time Client Relations Specialist/Assistant. The Client Relations Specialist/Assistant will report to the Client Relations Coordinator and assist with the development, execution, and administration of marketing programs, projects, and events. This position requires interacting with clients (both domestic and international), outside attendees, internal lawyers, professional staff, and outside vendors. This role will be responsible for the following including but not limited to:

Marketing

  • Coordinate preparation of marketing materials for current and prospective clients, including proposals, Power Point presentations, meeting materials, brochures, company profiles, etc.
  • Conduct and coordinate research on identified new business targets, including online research on LinkedIn, and other resources.
  • Assist with identifying and implementing new marketing and client development initiatives.
  • Maintain various department databases and checklists, including proposal logs, event calendars, new attorney check lists, speaking engagement lists, travel lists, and help market them on social media or the website when applicable, etc.
  • Assist with monitoring and managing the local marketing budget, including liaising with vendors and verifying expenses and invoices if required.
  • Assist with coordination of social media calendar; establishment of BSKB social media presence.
  • Maintain various department databases and checklists, including proposal logs, event calendars, new attorney check lists, speaking engagement lists, travel lists, and help market them on social media or the website when applicable, etc.

Events

  • Support business events, including registrations, email marketing, event communication, and processing payment.
  • Enter data, generate reports, conduct research, and help to manage events using event management database.
  • Plan and provide support for events, conference sponsorships, regional client entertainment and receptions, including creating invitation lists, tracking RSVPs, organizing registration, preparing name tags, greeting attendees upon arrival, being accessible to address guests’ needs, preparing materials, chaperoning busses, and reserving necessary equipment and facilities when necessary.
  • Assist with in-person attorney presentations and Summer Seminars, including managing invitations, tracking registrations and attendance, editing slide presentations, scheduling, and coordinating conference rooms and IT support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Marketing, Events, or other related field.
  • Two years of experience in marketing related field highly preferred. Experience in law firm or professional services environment a plus.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently, and complete tasks under time pressure when necessary.
  • Must be a team player and have the flexibility and creativity to respond productively to individualized needs of attorneys, work well with staff and react to difficult situations appropriately.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are important and experience in Adobe Suite software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is preferred.

Hours:

Normal business hours with ability to be flexible with events or when necessary.

Benefits:

Comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, and vision insurance. Paid time off and paid holidays. Firm wide annual events and business casual environment.

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to HR@BSKB.COM.

About BSKB:

Since 1976, BSKB has been providing a full range of intellectual property law services to clients in the areas of patent prosecution, post-grant review, litigation, opinions and counseling, design patents, trademarks and licensing. Our knowledgeable attorneys and agents hold advanced degrees and are experienced in the fields of chemistry, electronics and IT, mechanical engineering and life sciences/biotechnology.

We believe in offering every client quality, personalized service, and are committed to educating our clients to help them make the most of their intellectual property. BSKB has a rich tradition of offering seminars on intellectual property law that have been attended by practitioners from around the world.

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch, & Birch LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

Visit our Web site at: www.bskb.com

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
8110 Gatehouse Road, Suite 100 East
Falls Church, VA 22042
E-mail: hr@bskb.com
Facsimile: 703-645-3896
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