Marketing and Communication Specialist

November 2, 2023

Located in the heart of Ottawa’s Glebe neighborhood, Emond Harnden is a trusted labor and employment law firm serving management interests across Canada in both official languages.

Emond Harnden offers an excellent opportunity to advance your career in a professional and collaborative environment. We foster a culture of respect and teamwork among our Partners, Associates, and staff. We understand that providing exceptional client service requires a passionate and dedicated team. We’re seeking candidates who align with our values, appreciate the significance of their work, and share our commitment to delivering top-tier client service.

Job Summary

As a Marketing and Communication Specialist at Emond Harnden, you will report to the Chief Operating Officer (or designated) and play a vital role in shaping our brand, developing business strategies, managing our sponsorship program, and overseeing all marketing and communication efforts, both internally and externally. Your attention to detail is essential in maintaining our brand’s consistency and accuracy across all communication channels.


The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Brand Evolution

  • Evolve the Firm’s brand to reflect changes in the market and company growth.
  • Develop and implement digital marketing strategies and provide oversight for program evaluations.
  • Create digital marketing tools and enhance our presence on social media.

Business Development

  • Enhance our business development practices and tools.
  • Lead and execute corporate advertising campaigns.
  • Manage sector development activities, including the creation of marketing toolkits.
  • Research and recommend technology trends and solutions to improve operational and business development efficiency.
  • Act as an advocate for industry trends and integrate them into Firm initiatives.

Sponsorship Coordination

  • Coordinate the promotion of client events, conferences, and webinars.
  • Manage event logistics, including vendor coordination, venue selection, and guest lists.

Internal and External Communications

  • Develop engaging content for social media, presentations, videos, and webinars.
  • Lead the creation of external communication materials, both digital and print, to support the Firm’s services and lawyers.
  • Design newsletters, develop templates, and use Mailchimp for distribution.
  • Maintain and update the Firm’s website and corporate intranet.
  • Execute internal and external email marketing campaigns, such as announcements, newsletters, and event invitations.
  • Review and edit important communication materials while ensuring consistent language and format.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field, with a preference for a university degree.
  • 3-7 years of experience in communication, marketing, and business development, preferably in a legal or professional services.
  • Bilingualism required, with exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both official languages.
  • Demonstrated sense of ownership and accountability for projects and initiatives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Capacity to deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines while managing competing priorities.
  • Thorough attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to evaluate alternatives and offer recommendations on business issues.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, MailChimp, Zapier, and WordPress.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Pro, and Adobe Photoshop.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Emond Harnden is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department at

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