Career Opportunities

Intern, Marketing & Business Development

We are currently seeking an intern to join the Marketing & Business Development team in our Toronto office on a paid contract, full-time basis. The successful candidate will provide administrative and operational support to the department and must have exceptional client service skills, a high degree of initiative and excellent interpersonal skills to interact with clients and individuals of all levels at the firm.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide general administrative support to the team in preparing documents, photocopying, sorting mail and filing
  • Assist in organizing, printing and distributing marketing and business development materials, including pitches and proposals, adhering to quality standards and operational procedures
  • Develop and maintain department operational documentation, adhering to firm policies and standards
  • Assist with tracking, updating and maintaining various databases
  • Assist with events, as required, by providing support to the Manager, Events & Sponsorships, in coordinating lawyer/client events and conferences
  • Conduct research and provide recommendations to department directors on marketing, communications and business development opportunities as requested
  • Participate and contribute to other projects as assigned

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required

  • University degree with a specialization in Business Administration, Marketing, and/or Communications
  • 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:

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, or 416.367.7910.