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Clark Wilson LLP is Hiring a Marketing and Communications Specialist

How You'll Help Us Better Serve Our Clients

Clark Wilson LLP is seeking a Marketing and Communications Specialist for a one-year maternity leave contract. The Marketing and Communications Specialist is a key member of our Client Relations/Marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, confident individual to have direct influence over the external profile of our firm across multiple industries. The ideal candidate will have experience working within a creative, professional services environment and possess an ability to manage differing needs within the organization while upholding the firm's brand and marketing strategies. This position reports to the Director of Client Relations and is part of a larger client relations team.


  • Produce superior content for a variety of projects that contribute to business results;
  • Implement effective and creative concepts that support each lawyer's practice objectives;
  • Craft clear and crisp copy for social media, press releases, website and intranet content, lawyer profiles, newsletters, articles, new hire announcements, fact sheets, deal summaries and other communication pieces;
  • Identify relevant and topical media opportunities and create compelling and timely pitches for editors, journalists, and online influencers;
  • Create engaging business development materials to highlight firm and practice group-specific accomplishments;
  • Research and identify opportunities for speaking engagements, publishing, sponsorships, and advertising;
  • Research and offer analysis on existing and prospective clients, competitor activity, and market trends;
  • Coordinate firm submissions to legal directories, awards, and ranking publications;
  • Provide individual lawyers with social media assistance and advice;
  • Assist Human Resources with recruitment through social media platforms;
  • Collect and maintain representative matter/deal/client lists for use in brochures and proposals.


  • Ability to write both short and crisp marketing copy as well as impactful and engaging proposals;
  • Strong writing, grammar, punctuation, and proofreading skills;
  • Demonstrated social and digital media knowledge and expertise;
  • Ability to identify communication channels for different types of content for maximum audience engagement;
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task while responding to changing priorities;
  • Ability to adhere to meet deadlines;
  • Able to build credibility with Partners and Associates and form strong collaborative relationships with other team members and staff;
  • Self-starter with a sense of humour.

Qualifications also include post-secondary education in English, communications, public relations, marketing, or journalism, coupled with three to five years of relevant experience. Familiarity with all major social media platforms and how they are utilized in the B2B context is a requirement.


In addition to a competitive salary range of $75,000 to $85,500, we offer a range of benefits to ensure you are set up to thrive in a healthy work-life balance at Clark Wilson:

Benefits: Health coverage for you and your family, including overseas emergency medical care, prescriptions, vision care, dental care, paramedical services, life insurance and hospital accommodation.

Retirement Planning: RRSP matching program.

Additional Pregnancy/Parental Leave Benefits: Pregnancy and parental leave top off to 100% for a portion of the leave so that you can spend quality, worry-free time with your family.

Health and Wellness Spending Account: Health and Wellness Spending account to pay for items that will help you with your unique needs: an exercise bike, swimming lessons, or your pets' vet bills. It's up to you.

Recognition: Long service bonus to help celebrate your work anniversaries.

Social Events: Socials every Friday, off-site social events, employee appreciation week, team building events and more.

Professional Growth Opportunities: Resources available to invest in your personal growth and help you achieve your goals.

Employee Referral: Generous monetary amount for any employee referral.

Community: Opportunities to give back to your community through firm initiatives.

Paid Time Off: Generous vacation and bonus days. We also offer five personal days to assist with whatever life throws at you and one bonus day off to celebrate your work anniversary.

Who We Are

Clark Wilson is a rapidly growing regional law firm focused on providing the best possible service for our clients. We're consistently recognized by the media and business community for our professional excellence.

Our team consists of over 300 professionals serving some of the most recognizable brands in the world. Together, we've created a special culture, recognized by Great Place to Work as one of the best in Canada, that we'd love to share with you.

Clark Wilson is an equal opportunity employer and advocate. This is not a statement we take lightly; it is part of who we are. We don't just celebrate diversity, we rely on it to cultivate our culture, provide new perspectives, and grow our collective wisdom.

If you'd like to discover a little more about Clark Wilson and what it's like to work with us, click here to visit our careers page.

We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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