Marketing Communications Manager/Graphic Designer
June 22nd, 2021


Job Description

The Marketing Communications Manager/Graphic Designer is an integral part of Winstead’s Business Development Department and works closely with industry and practice group leaders to increase visibility for the firm’s services and attorneys.

The primary function of the Marketing Communications Manager/Graphic Designer is to develop, plan, and implement both external and internal communication strategies that support Winstead’s business goals. This role manages print and digital design, ensures brand messages and visuals are cohesive across all channels, including marketing collateral, presentations, social media, banners/posters, business stationery, forms, displays, and promotional merchandise.

This position reports to the firm’s Director of Marketing. Candidates must have advanced proficiency of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).


Job Responsibilities

Communication and Visibility Campaigns:

  • Collaborate with Group Marketing Managers to produce, manage, and implement strategic communication and visibility campaigns, and evaluate the impact for individual attorneys, and industry and practice groups.
  • Design and create a wide variety of marketing communications materials including, but not limited to pitch materials, presentations, brochures, flyers, firm reports, newsletters, invitations, announcements and special projects as needed.

Editorial Leadership:

  • Edits content, including transactions and cases, client success stories, firm background and history, firm fact sheet, attorney bios, brand messaging, and other content as requested for both print and digital materials.
  • Edit firm-wide announcements, new attorney announcements, firm highlights, and other content as requested.
  • Responsible for writing key messages for the firm’s internal communications, as well as external marketing, website and social media deliverables.

Graphic Design:

  • Work alongside the marketing communications team to visually elevate the Winstead brand and aesthetic, from concepts to design.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Technology Manager, Director of Communication/Media Relations and Director of Marketing to support the firm’s digital strategy, content management systems, proposal generator system, presentation resources, social media channels and blog management.
  • Manage the firm’s library of graphic assets including print, digital, business stationery, photography, podcasts and videos.
  • Serves as a leading member of the website, intranet and digital marketing teams to provide enhancements that support and compliment the firm’s marketing and brand strategy.

Job Qualifications

  • Excellent Project Management Skills – Ability to drive and lead projects, and collaborate effectively with professionals across service departments to develop and deliver necessary materials, communication campaigns, and digital projects.
  • Excellent Communication Skills – Ability to communicate to multiple audiences, including attorneys, verbally and in writing; Ability to generate rapport with colleagues and vendors.
  • Excellent Editing Skills – Create and implement effective communication campaigns for individual attorneys, and industry and practice groups that support both the business and the client development goals of the firm. 
  • Creativity – Superb eye for style, visual composition and attention to detail; Ability to edit and polish copy that is engaging and relevant.  Must be able to deliver “Wow” design and service.
  • Team Player – Ability to excel in a team-oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to work off-hours and travel occasionally to other offices.
  • Experience with supporting commonly used social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc. 
  • Experience – 4 to 6 years of experience working in a professional environment with an emphasis on high-quality design, strong portfolio of work, and understanding of artistry and communication strategies. 
  • Exceptional skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).  Knowledge of Adobe Premiere or other video editing software is a plus, but not required. 
  • Education – BS or BA degree required.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to:  Merilee Contreras, mcontreras@winstead.com 



Email rguy@winstead.com  Phone 214-745-5177

Posted By
Rachel Guy

Winstead is a national business law firm with nearly 300 attorneys who serve as trusted advisors to emerging, mid-market and large companies, both public and private. The Winstead team provides a range of core legal services that are critical to our clients achieving their business goals. Winstead’s business transactions and litigation practices serve key industries, including airlines, financial services, healthcare, higher education, investment management/private equity, life sciences, real estate and sports business. Visit: winstead.com

URL
http://www.winstead.com

Location
Dallas, TX

Job Type
Full-time