Marketing Content Specialist

Professional Staff Seattle, Washington Anchorage, Alaska Bellevue, Washington Los Angeles, California New York, New York Portland, Oregon San Francisco, California Washington D.C., District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois Glen Allen, VA


This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Marketing Content Specialist to join our team. This position offers the flexibility to be fully remote, although must be located within reasonable commuting distance from one of our offices in Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Richmond, Chicago, Washington D.C., New York, or Anchorage


The Marketing Content Specialist is responsible for the development and execution of Davis Wright Tremaine’s website content. This position will edit content for use across, as well as advise subject matter experts on best practices on writing thought leadership for the web (blogs, advisories, etc.). This content will drive consumer action and engagement for each practice and industry group, as well as firmwide. This position will work with the Marketing and Practice Management functions to accomplish content strategy objectives and to ensure superior visitor experiences.


At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.


On a typical day you will:

  • Manage and maintain short- and long-term editorial calendar for website content
  • Ensure blogs and other content aligns with DWT style and is SEO optimized
  • Draft new professional bios for attorneys and some staff
  • Work with Content Director to ensure firm wide message and brand are consistent across all digital channels, including blogs and email
  • Manage external syndicators (JDSupra, Lexology)
  • Advise thought leaders on best practices for web content writing, such as headlines, tone, and style for webpages, blog posts, advisories, and social media
  • Collaborate with Social Media Specialist to help leverage firm content on social media
  • Interview and develop strong relationships with internal subject matter experts
  • Develop and maintain online content that attracts attention, generates interest and is easily shared by key audiences
  • Recommend new approaches and recognize opportunities to repurpose, repackage, and optimize content to improve return on content investment

Join us if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Communications, or Marketing
  • 5+ years’ of experience in copywriting and editing in professional services industry
  • 3+ years’ of professional experience writing for and/or managing for external audiences
  • 2+ years’ experience with MS Office
  • Ability to analyze and present content and email
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A dual-minded approach: excellent writer who can also be process-driven
  • Project management skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment
  • Understanding of the legal industry
  • Knowledge and experience with SEO
  • Experience within a Brand Marketing team
  • Ability to stay organized and multi-task


Who We Are

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with 10 offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

What’s in it For You?

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution


This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

The annualized salary range for this position in New York City is $64,000 ($34.07 per hour) to $80,000 ($43.96 per hour). Salary is based on a 35-hour work week. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k), vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program.  Additional voluntary programs include:  voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, voluntary critical illness and cancer insurance and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs are also available.


Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine—central to who we are and what we do.  Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals—including those from traditionally underrepresented populations—can have, and can see, a path to success.  We are committed to fostering DEI because it makes our firm better, in every way.  At DWT, every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.


Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons.  If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please contact [email protected].