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Communications Writer

Company: McGuireWoods LLP
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


McGuireWoods has a need for a Communications Writer to join the Marketing and Business Development team. The Communications Writer crafts and edits differentiating, high-quality marketing content and firm communications for varied external and internal audiences. The writer will deliver targeted, business-oriented information to position the firm, departments and lawyers as leaders in specific industries and practices and to educate and inform the firm's lawyers and other professionals, always with the firm's goals and strategic priorities in mind.

This position can be located in any of the following locations: New York City, Charlotte, Dallas or Chicago.

McGuireWoods LLP is a major U.S. law firm with offices in the United States and Europe. Tracing the firm's roots back to 1834, McGuireWoods has a long history of growth through mergers with predecessor firms in existing markets, as well as client-centered expansion into new markets. Working with clients to develop these strategies, the firm has kept pace with its clients changing needs -- and helping them meet their goals. This has been the firm's philosophy for more than 175 years, and it continues to direct endeavors as the firm looks toward the future. For more information, please visit

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  • Edits and/or drafts communications tailored for the intended audience. Content may include:
  • E-communications such as legal alerts, e-vites and announcements
  • Practice and matter descriptions
  • Website copy
  • Newsletter and brochure copy
  • Nominations and surveys
  • Articles for various firm newsletters
  • Firm intranet articles
  • Reviews and edits communications to ensure that they are clear, thorough, and build brand awareness.
  • Reviews marketing materials according to editorial guidelines and policies, including review of the following: language, spelling, grammar, content flow, redundancies, inconsistencies, ethics, AP style, fact-checking (when appropriate), client approvals and consistency of firm "voice" and messaging.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field.
  • At least five years' experience editing and writing in marketing, journalism or other professional services capacity (law firm experience a plus).
  • Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills on tight deadlines.

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Keywords: McGuireWoods LLP, New York , Communications Writer, Other , New York, New York

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