Position:  Marketing & Client Development Assistant

Company:  Shumaker, Look & Kendrick, LLP

Location:  Charlotte, NC



The Marketing & Client Development Assistant will provide marketing and client development assistance and support to the Charlotte, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina offices.   The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with great judgement and experience in marketing at a professional services firm.


  • Coordinates all aspects of the office sponsorships, memberships and community involvement including tracking marketing department projects for sponsorship spend;
  • Coordinates seminars and events;
  • Coordinates office awards, attorney rankings and listings and nominations;
  • Assists with bio updates to the firm’s website; 
  • Assists with LinkedIn updates for Charlotte and Charleston attorneys as needed;
  • Assists with the offices social media postings to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter and Clearview Social;
  • Maintains Charlotte’s and Charleston’s marketing and BD calendars;
  • Responsible for Manufacturing blog posts;
  • Assists with requests for proposal (RFP’s) and coordinates marketing materials/packets as needed;
  • Coordinates office media and public relations;
  • Distributes office press releases using the Cision platform;
  • Coordinators offices collateral needs including working with graphic designer;
  • Plans Young Professional’s Happy Hours;
  • MBC Committee, prepare agendas and take notes;
  • Assists with office promotional product orders and coordinates office inventory;
  • Assists planning of Knowledge Capability Webinars;
  • Assists with new attorney marketing orientation and on-boarding; and 
  • Assists with research/competitive intelligence on prospective clients.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned by the Chief Business Development Officer.


  • Bachelor degree in marketing.
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in law firm or professional services marketing preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, social media tools, email newsletter templates, WordPress, etc.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal skills required
  • Needs to work well under pressure and be an excellent problem-solver and team player
  • Sits frequently, six out of 7.5 hours per day. Siting position static for up to one-half hour at a time.
  • Lifts and carries up to 20 pounds occasionally, up to one hour per day.
  • Bends and stoops occasionally, up to one-half hour per day.


FLSA Status:  Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Classification:  Reports to the Charlotte Chief Business Development Officer.


Posted on 04/23/18

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