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Events Coordinator

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. has an opening for an Events Coordinator in its Bridgewater office. Candidates should have 1-3 years of event planning experience, ideally, in a professional services or a law firm. The position provides the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a team.


  • Collaborate with attorneys and the Firm’s business development team to plan, coordinate and oversee internal and external events as a lead or support person responsible for list development, invite creation, promotion, vendor selection and management, event logistics and execution, post-event participant engagement evaluation and ROI analysis.
  • Work with the BD & Marketing Manager to manage the events and promotional items budget, additional budgets and expenses and help to ensure events are cost-effective, delivered on time and on budget.
  • Assist in the development and regular reporting of metrics, improve event efficiency, and evaluate vendor relationships for service quality, value, and cost effectiveness.
  • Leverage market awareness and industry best practices to recommend and facilitate innovative solutions on event programs and execution, including refining existing programs and establishing new events and initiatives.
  • Process all vendor invoices.
  • Ability to transition events to a remote format (and shift responsibilities to support other business development and marketing functions) if it becomes necessary to a move to a remote work environment.
  • Perform other marketing and business development duties as assigned.


Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with sponsorship partners and outside vendors.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Exemplary writing ability: solid grammar, spelling and proofreading skills required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, courteous manner with clients, firm members, and other business contacts.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate.
  • Ability to remain productive and accurate under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative and can work independently.
  • A strong client service ethic and the ability to react quickly to requests from lawyers and leadership at all levels.
  • Strong desire to grow in the position, be proactive, contribute ideas and anticipate obstacles and opportunities within the scope of the position.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to work events as necessary with some evening and weekend programs.
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of meeting/event planning experience in a law firm or professional services firm. Degree in marketing, communications, hospitality management or a related field strongly preferred.

At Norris McLaughlin, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their backgrounds, experiences, views, and strengths. Our differences in culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, religion, disability, and beliefs enable us to be a better team.

The Firm does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or breastfeeding, sex, gender identity or expression, disability or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of any individual, or because of the liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or the nationality of any individual or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, discipline, termination, lay-off, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Development, Marketing

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