Events/Marketing Assistant

Marketing · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Whitelaw Twining is a leading Western Canadian regional law firm with a focus on litigation and with offices in Vancouver and Calgary providing a full-range of legal expertise.  We are an innovative, passionate team and we’ve been raising the bar for litigation for over 40 years. Founded in Vancouver in 1979, Whitelaw Twining started as a small, boutique firm with the goal of providing superior client service while promoting a professional, supportive and engaging environment to our team members. Since the beginning, we’ve pushed beyond standard litigation to find progressive, creative solutions for our clients. We build long-term relationships with local, national and international clients, supporting them so their businesses can prosper. 

Our firm strives to maintain the positive aspects of a small firm environment that encourages team and social interaction between staff and lawyers. We believe that our staff work best in a collegial atmosphere where they are empowered to build their careers and make a positive contribution to our work environment.

Join us at WT!

We are currently seeking an Events/Marketing Assistant to join our Vancouver team within our Marketing department.  This position is for someone who is proactive with a strong work ethic, can handle a busy workload, and who has a keen eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have a strong client service focus, the ability to multi-task, have solid organizational skills and excellent communication skills, and a creative flair. 


  • Organize, manage and update website & social media platforms
  • Provide assistance with planning and executing lawyer & partner retreats
  • Provide assistance with planning and executing the client seminars, cocktail receptions and various firm sponsored events either virtually or in-person
  • Plan & execute the firms staff socials and various functions throughout the year
  • Provide assistance with organizing the United Way Fundraiser & Family Christmas Party
  • Provide assistance with ordering marketing supplies such as business cards
  • Provide assistance with researching promotional swag and client gifts
  • Provide assistance with scheduling meetings for various business development meetings
  • Purchase and renew lawyer/firm memberships
  • Ordering lunch/catering for client lunch and learn meetings or small client gatherings at the firm
  • Updating the firm hub
  • Create and update bi-weekly firm newsletter 


Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Experience using Adobe illustrator and Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge in creating and distributing e-blasts and newsletters that are on-brand
  • Interest in event coordination and execution
  • Strong organization skills
  • Creative flair
  • Successful completion of a post secondary marketing program is an asset for this role
  • Previous marketing experience is required for this role
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Technically savvy and experienced in social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge in graphic design


Benefits & Perks:
We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • annual firm closure for mental health day
  • opportunities to participate in a variety of health & wellness related activities and programs
  • a wellness allowance for fitness expenses;
  • an annual education/tuition allowance;
  • flexible health and dental coverage;
  • long term disability insurance;
  • personal days to help balance outside commitments;
  • early departure on the Friday before long weekends;
  • employee assistance program;
  • monetary incentive for employee referrals;
  • ongoing staff appreciation events;
  • flexible work arrangement options;
  • casual day every Friday; and
  • an outgoing firm culture that provides lots of social opportunities to connect with your co-workers.


Diversity & Inclusivity:

Whitelaw Twining recognizes that respect for the dignity and worth of everyone who works at the Firm is the foundation of harmonious and productive working relationships. We commit to providing a professional atmosphere which promotes equal opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices.  All prospective, current, and former employees will be treated fairly and equally regardless of race, age, colour, gender, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental ability, or sexual orientation.

Background and Reference Checks:

Offers of employment may be conditional upon reference checks, criminal record checks, and educational verification.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to: 

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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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