Project Manager – Firm Recognitions

Project Manager - Firm Recognitions

Project Manager - Firm Recognitions


Marketing/Business Development


New York

Employment Type



$140000 - $165000

Job Description:

* Manages firm recognition projects for litigation practices.

* Works with firm management to best position the firm, its practices and attorneys.

* Works with practice leaders and marketing colleagues to develop plans to best implement practice goals and priorities.

* Works independently and directly with practice leaders to develop strategy and tactics to best position each practice and its attorneys.

* Coordinates firm recognition efforts with marketing colleagues in Europe, Asia and other U.S. offices, including providing oversight and identifying/implementing best practices.

* Writes and edits award nominations and directory submissions in collaboration with practice leaders and other partners.

* Oversees and approves the work of marketing colleagues on firm recognition projects.

* Assists in developing relevant firm recognition materials for use in new business pitches and RFP responses.

* Interfaces and develops relationships with publication editors and researchers in connection with awards, directories and surveys.

* Works with various firm departments to gather information needed for firm and practice surveys.

* Researches new opportunities and analyzes awards and directory participation and marketing efforts by peer firms.

* Assists in compiling peer analysis and historical recognition lists as needed.

* Works with PR Specialist to ensure relevant best practices, feedback and other guidance are documented for future use.

* Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.

* Manages firm resources responsibly.

* Complies with and understands firm operation, policies and procedures.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


* Excellent writing and editorial skills

* Excellent critical thinking, judgment and decision-making ability

* Strong collaborative and project management skills

* Able to multitask, meet deadlines and work well under pressure

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Communicates effectively with external and internal audiences

* Professional demeanor, high E.Q. and ability to interact effectively with partners, other attorneys and administrative staff at all levels

* Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing

* Demonstrates close attention to detail

* Organizes/prioritizes work optimally

* Able to handle sensitive matters and use excellent judgment

* Works well independently and as a member of a team


* Bachelor's Degree

* Minimum of seven years of relevant prior law firm experience required, including a minimum of four years managing directory, award and survey submissions