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Corporate/Business Associate

Junior and mid-level associates with transactional experience, including work in some or all of the following: mergers and acquisitions; venture capital and private equity; joint ventures; new business formation and financing; securities and licensing.

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Smith, Legal Recruitment Manager.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Paralegals

Corporate Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal with general corporate background; experience with entity formation and maintenance, financings, due diligence and LLCs a must. Candidate must have the ability to interact with clients and assume significant responsibility.

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Smith, Legal Recruitment Manager.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Professional Staff

Digital Marketing Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Digital Marketing Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Business Development

SUPERVISOR: Director of Marketing & Business Development

STATUS: Non-Exempt

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT MISSION

The Goulston & Storrs Business Development Department is fast-paced, fast moving, exciting and entrepreneurial.  Our goal is to set the standard for law firm business development departments. We will achieve this through our relationships externally and internally. Our collective commitment, as a team, is to:

  • Provide education to our client (firm members)
  • Infuse best practices thinking into all areas of sales and service
  • Use analysis as the foundation for our approach to the market
  • Create innovative targeted marketing materials and initiatives
  • Support and enable the Firm as a business and community leader

DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Marketing Coordinator will:

  • Play a principal role in the firm's digital marketing efforts, including the firm's web assets. 
  • Manage technology-based initiatives.
  • Act as administrator of marketing technology systems including the content management system, client relationship management system, email marketing system, and other tools.
  • Improve adoption and utilization of marketing technology systems, and ensure maximum effectiveness, integration and interoperability across all tools.
  • Act as primary liaison between the Business Development team and IT, and the technology providers with whom Business Development works directly.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather requirements from stakeholders, facilitate/suggest process improvement opportunities, create project plans, and conduct status meetings in connection with marketing technology projects.
  • Coordinate implementation of the firm’s content marketing and social media strategies. 
  • Design, prepare, and analyze various reports, including but not limited to:
  • Effectiveness of various marketing and business development initiatives (e.g., website analytics, promotional campaigns, event ROI, advertising, etc.)
  • Contact intelligence
  • Troubleshoot and escalate questions and technical issues/ bugs with marketing technology systems to the G&S help desk and technology providers, as appropriate.
  • Train new team members on marketing technology systems and all team members on new/underutilized features.
  • Coordinate and test upgrades, configuration changes, and implementation of new/requested features of marketing technology systems with technology providers, Business Development and IT teams, and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Map and catalogue the business intelligence to be gleaned from each of our technologies and help identify ways to leverage that information.

Digital Platforms

  • Monitor and maintain our social and digital platforms
  • Coordinate website related projects including new pages, sections, extranets, video, micro sites, blogs and more.
  • Use and/or leverage firm software and online tools, such as e-communications and news aggregator and distributors like Vuture, InterAction, ContactNet, JD Supra, Lexology and Meltwater.
  • Oversee general operation of marketing (CRM and experience) databases, providing user training and support.
  • Analyze site usability, accessibility compliance, visuals and user experience.

Analytics and SEO

  • Use analytics tools and software such as Google Analytics and Siteimprove.
  • Define keyword searches.
  • Identify general principles of search engine optimization.
  • Conduct and communicate reports on all website traffic, social media and
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Produce and manage client lists.
  • Administer CRM, reporting, dashboards and analytics systems for marketing team and internal clients.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Experience administering marketing technology systems.
  • Exceptional data analysis and presentation skills, including proficiency in Excel.
  • Basic understanding of database structures.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of the latest trends and best practices in marketing technology.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required plus 3-5 years’ experience in or understanding of marketing technology, workflows, business process design and review, behavioral marketing and data mining.
  • Professional services industry experience preferred.

 

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Please submit resumes to Pamela Morgan, Human Resources Manager.

Retail Leasing Legal Administrative Assistant

Goulston & Storrs, a prestigious Am Law 200 law firm, has an immediate need for a Legal Administrative Assistant in our Boston office. We are seeking a motivated, self-starter that is highly organized with solid technical skills to support a high volume retail leasing practice. Administrative duties include editing documents, time entry, distribution and filing of leases and other duties as assigned. The individual will be flexible, possess high attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Distribution of draft and executed leases and distribute copies to all parties via PDF email, courier and overnight delivery
  • Drafting of client correspondence
  • Formatting and editing lease documents
  • Creating and maintaining electronic drop files for final executed leases
  • Opening new client/matter files
  • Knowledge of all fixed fee arrangements for clients when opening files, etc.
  • Biweekly distribution of status chart
  • Monthly update of Exclusive and Use Restrictions for clients, blackline and deliver to client
  • Distribution of notices for shopping centers using Mail Merge
  • Create new version and edit leases, amendments, SNDA’s and other real estate documents
  • Printing and organizing emails and documents
  • Closing out of files
  • Weekly timesheet entry for attorneys
  • Assist with other projects as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Positive attitude, professional, reliable and strong work ethic
  • Must be well organized and proactive with creative problem-solving ability
  • A self-starter capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines and deliver exceptional results
  • Must be accurate, detail and deadline oriented
  • Possess a high level of discretion to deal with confidential matters
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of team
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Adaptable and enthusiastic with changing technology and processes
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Outlook, CMS or similar billing software
  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or five years previous experience in a mid-size to large law firm

Please submit resumes to Pam Morgan, Sr. Manager of Human Resources.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties. We are an equal opportunity organization.

 

Senior Accountant

SUMMARY:  Goulston & Storrs, an AmLaw 200 law firm, is seeking a motivated, analytical and detailed Senior Accountant to join our team.  Position reports to the Accounting Manager and performs accounting functions, analyzes financial data, maintains and develops accounting controls designed to safeguard company assets, and prepares management reports.  The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with 5 to 7 years experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage month-end and year-end closing including the preparation, review and posting of journal entries
  • Reconcile and analyze Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts and Statements of Cash Flows
  • Play key role in preparing annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Prepare internal and external financial statement reporting packages
  • Prepare year-end schedules and act as liaison for external auditors
  • Ensure accuracy, data integrity and compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist in the analysis and development of internal controls for safeguarding company assets
  • Develop documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements
  • Prepare and review bank covenants compliance on a quarterly basis
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly cash flow report and cash management
  • Assist with other duties and projects as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance required; CPA a plus
  • Professional attitude, reliable and strong work ethic
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines and deliver exceptional results
  • Must be accurate, detail and deadline oriented, organized and flexible
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, a must
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of team

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of general accounting experience and financial operations
  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles, methods, and applications
  • Ability to set up and maintain financial accounts and ledgers
  • Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting control procedures
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting systems (SQL or SSRS) and MS Office
  • Experience in Aderant Expert and Sage(FAS) a plus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the environment is moderate. 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.

Please submit resumes to Pam Morgan, Sr. Manager of Human Resources.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Applications Engineer

SUMMARY:  Goulston & Storrs is seeking an Application Engineer to report to the Sr. Manager, Application Solutions.  He/She will be responsible for managing the firm’s IT application solution portfolio, including collaborating with business partners to identify and implement solutions, while ensuring the security and integrity of client and firm data.  This person will also participate in modernizing the firm’s application portfolio, utilizing SaaS/Cloud technologies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer the firm’s application portfolio and related vendor relationships which includes a Document Management System (currently Autonomy, moving to Net Documents), 40 legal applications and Microsoft Office and related legal industry MS Office enhancements;
  • Maintain a small MS-SQL DB environment;
  • Contribute to a framework that will govern how technology solutions will be identified and implemented;
  • Partner with IT management to move the firm’s technology towards a SaaS/Cloud architecture;
  • Partner with the IT Support Manager to maintain and advance the support of legal applications at the firm;
  • Help ensure the security and integrity of client and firm data;
  • Collaborate with business partners – practice and administrative group leaders – to identify and implement solutions to solve business challenges;
  • Balance the firm’s requirements with IT Governance (Architecture, Budget, Project Management, Operations, Support);
  • Execute on project plans and assist others in executing on project plans across the IT organization; and
  • Participate in the Legal IT industry outside of the firm in the form of knowledge sharing, collaboration on architecture and design and technology advancements.  This includes ILTA events as well as other cross-industry collaborations.

Core Competencies and Qualifications

  • Current or previous legal industry experience and exposure to legal application systems including DMS, Exchange and Time Entry;
  • 2-5 years of IT application experience, preferably at a mid to large size law firm;
  • A strong track record of supporting technology applications across multiple offices;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a comfort level with verbal and written communications aimed at both technical and non-technical team members; and
  • Demonstrated ability to organize & prioritize projects and complete multiple tasks on schedule.

Education/Experience:

  • 3-5 Years legal IT application administration experience.
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in business/computer science or equivalent work experience.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the environment is moderate.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. 

Please submit resumes to Pam Morgan, Sr. Manager of Human Resources.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Human Resources Coordinator

SUMMARY: Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 law firm is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to assist our Human Resources team with general administration including hiring, onboarding, legal compliance, HRIS and other Human Resources initiatives.  The ideal candidate is highly motivated, detail orientated and will exercise discretion with confidential information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the professional staff hiring including:  tracking applications, interview scheduling, creating offer letters, coordinating background checks, onboarding and orientation.
  • Assist with maintaining HRIS, including data entry, creating reports and providing analytics
  • Oversee employee engagement initiatives and recognition programs
  • Coordinate 90-day and annual employee performance evaluations
  • Review timekeeping and attendance for Legal Administrative Assistants
  • Maintain employee files
  • Process invoices and prepare presentations for Human Resources Department
  • Assist with daily efficient operation of Human Resources Department
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Professional attitude, reliable and strong work ethic and discretion with sensitive employee issues
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines and deliver exceptional results
  • Must be accurate, consistent, detail and deadline oriented, organized and flexible
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, a must
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of team

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 – 5 years of human resource experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • HRIS experience

Please submit resumes to Pam Morgan, Sr. Manager of Human Resources.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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