Job descriptionABOUT GOWLING WLG At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service. When it comes to equity, diversity and inclusion, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. We are guided by our firm’s Core Values - The Power of Teamwork, Always Striving to be Better, We all Bring Something Different - in all that we do. Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support services team work together, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions. PROFILE Responsible for supporting the business development and marketing initiatives in the Vancouver office. RESPONSIBILITIES Provide support for business development and marketing related initiatives in the Vancouver office. Coordinate and execute seminars and events with professionals, committees or practice groups keeping inline with budgetary requirements. Create event invitations and invitee lists, track RSVP’s and attendance at seminars and events and report on attendance. Provide support on the day of events. Source and order swag and client gifts for events. Gather information for weekly communications and report on editorial activities and speaking engagements for specific NPG and IG teams. Provide proposal support including research, copy editing, and drafting text. QUALIFICATIONS Post secondary education in a business and/or marketing discipline. A minimum of (3) three years of experience in the coordination and execution of marketing and business development initiatives, preferably within a professional services organization. Ability to liaise with all levels of staff with professionalism, tact and diplomacy. Exceptional organizational and project management skills (ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines). Exceptional time management, written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. High proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc) with experience using CRM Database (InterAction). Ability to collaborate, excel and deliver outcomes in a virtual team environment Client service oriented (internal and external). Proactive self-starter who is detail oriented and analytical. An offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation. Gowling WLG is proud to offer equal employment opportunities. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know. While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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