Career Opportunities

Intern, Communications, Marketing & Client Development

We are seeking an aspiring communications or marketing professional who has recently graduated with a related post-secondary degree or diploma to join our Toronto office on a paid, one year contract. The successful candidate will support the Communications, Marketing and Client Development team on a wide variety of related tasks and initiatives. The candidate must be polished and professional, demonstrate excellent client service and interpersonal skills and a high level of initiative.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in organizing, printing and distributing marketing and business development materials, including pitches and proposals, adhering to quality standards and operational procedures
  • Assist team with developing and posting social media content
  • Use design software including Canva and Photoshop to edit and crop images as needed
  • Work with team to keep the firm’s CRM system up to date by analyzing and resolving data quality issues, including the processing of email bounce-backs
  • Provide support the Manager, Events & Sponsorships on lawyer/client events as needed
  • Develop and maintain department operational documentation
  • Assist with tracking, updating and maintaining various databases
  • Conduct research and provide recommendations to department directors on marketing, communications and business development opportunities as requested
  • Provide general administrative support to the team in preparing documents, photocopying, sorting mail and filing
  • Participate and contribute to other projects as assigned

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a marketing, communications or related discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an exceptional client service focus and ability to interact with individuals of all levels
  • High degree of attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver quality work in a high pressure and deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills to be able to juggle multiple priorities for various individuals in the department
  • Strong work ethic and “can-do” attitude in assisting the team with various projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Outlook and Word, and strong computer skills to learn new software

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter and résumé in confidence to: recruitment@dwpv.com

We thank you for your résumé but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is committed to providing a work environment that is diverse, inclusive and accessible to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Robyn Hayes, rhayes@dwpv.com or 416.367.7910.