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DLA Piper Communications Coordinator (External PR) in Boston, Massachusetts

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center. (

DLA Piper LLP (US) has implemented a mandatory COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence. Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable laws.

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Communications Coordinator interested in supporting the Marketing team, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in our Chicago, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Tampa, Miami, Boston, New York, Washington, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, or Seattle offices.

The Marketing department is a highly collaborative team of professionals who work closely with practice groups and sectors to build the reputation of our lawyers.

The team works with firm leaders to create and execute a strategy that addresses DLA Piper’s business goals. We also measure business efforts to identify the most strategic focus for our lawyers’ efforts.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communication, Journalism or related field

  • 5 years’ related experience in marketing, public relations or similar field

  • Detail-oriented self-starter with strong writing, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Team player that possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills with a positive customer service attitude

  • Ability to assess priority and handle a variety of projects and assignments at one time in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the law firm environment/industry

What will your day look like?

As a Communications Coordinator, you will assist in proactively identifying public relations/ media relations opportunities related to the lawyers and firm, working closely with the firm’s marketing and communications teams/ external PR agency.


You will also establish and maintain close working relationships with members of the media at key legal, business, and trade publications. Craft compelling media pitches aimed at a broad range of outlets across industries and sectors and write press releases.

Additionally, you will place bylined articles in publications, assist with media-related surveys and submissions. As well as other duties and assignments in support of the Director of Communications and Senior Communications Manager

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Job: Marketing

Organization: Marketing

Title: Communications Coordinator (External PR)

Location: California-East Palo Alto

Requisition ID: 21000970

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