(Fully Remote) Legal Copywriter Needed for Fast-Growing Tenant Rights Law Firm
Do you have experience as a professional writer, preferably in a legal environment?
Are you a passionate believer in the Oxford Comma?
Are you comfortable collaborating virtually with a team using the latest videoconferencing technology?
Are you looking to join a team of smart, hardworking, and high-energy legal professionals in one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States that was also recently certified as a Great Place to Work®?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, you may just be the person we’re looking for.
We are a fast-growing tenant rights law firm dedicated to helping California tenants who have been illegally evicted, harassed, discriminated against, or forced to endure uninhabitable living conditions recover money for their losses. We are looking to bring our services to thousands more renters throughout California by continuing to grow our firm 50% year over year. And we need a Legal Copywriting Specialist to ensure that all written information on our website, in our blogs, and in our internal and external marketing materials is clear, accurate, and drafted at approximately an eighth- grade reading level. This position will be responsible for critically important work, including:
•Drafting at least two blog posts (free of any spelling errors, grammar errors, or typos) per week for use on TLG’s website and via social media on topics of interest to California renters.
•Drafting posts for social media (Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn) and auto responses/away messages on social media, as needed.
•Drafting emails for drip campaigns in the firm’s client relations management software and for any other content needed by the Sales and Intake Team, as needed. •Optimizing existing text on digital channels.
•Drafting copy for chatbot automations.
•Drafting all articles (free of any spelling errors, grammar errors, or typos) for the firm’s monthly newsletter.
•Drafting all content (free of any spelling errors, grammar errors, or typos) for the firm’s website.
•Reviewing and editing any content prepared by the Marketing Manager or any other member of the Marketing Team to ensure it is legally accurate and free of any spelling errors, grammar errors, or typos before being posted online
•Providing weekly summary of written work product to the CEO and Marketing Manager.
•Drafting Policies, Systems, and Procedures for the Marketing Team in the firm’s online training system.
•Contributing to the development and/or revision of applicable Policies, Systems & Procedures in the firm’s online training system.
If the following statements describe you, then you may be our Legal Copywriting Specialist:
You have exceptional knowledge of written English. You are able to draft perfect, grammatically correct, and error-free content without the need for a second set of eyes. (The Legal Copywriting Specialist is the proofreader!)
•You are detail-oriented and able to follow very specific instructions. You proofread written work product and are able to spot and fix grammar errors, spelling errors, typos, formatting, etc.
•You never let important details slip through the cracks.
•You have high standards and expect personal performance to be nothing short of the best.
•You are trustworthy, earning trust and maintaining confidences when appropriate.
•You work at a fast pace with the ability to move between tasks quickly and are not overwhelmed by volume or deadlines.
•You are relationship-focused, developing and nurturing productive and professional relationships with the Marketing Team and other staff.
•You are fast-learning, self-motivated, and self-directed, able to work with minimal oversight.
•Your middle name is “No Drama.”
An ideal candidate has an undergraduate degree in English or other liberal arts and/or a law degree; has prior experience in a profession or job focused on writing (e.g., journalism); preferably, has prior experience in a law firm and/or an organization related to tenant rights; preferably, is Spanish speaking; is proficient with the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office 365, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams, and OneDrive; preferably, has experience with Zoom, Lawmatics, and Keeper Security; has an interest in tenant rights; has a high comfort level with technology; and has an interest in growing with the firm. The ideal candidate should also have a positive attitude and sense of humor, and be willing to follow policies, systems, and procedures.
This is a part-time, contract job that is paid hourly. Work is 100% remote and may be done from any location in the world with a reliable Internet connection. The hourly wage depends on experience.
About the Firm
Founded in January 2016, Tenant Law Group is dedicated exclusively to the representation of renters and helps California tenants recover money for their losses. Law Firm 500 recognized Tenant Law Group as the twenty-second fastest growing law firm in the United States in 2019 with an aggregate growth rate of 193%; the twelfth fastest growing law firm in the United States in 2020 with an aggregate growth rate of 449%; and the fortieth fastest growing law firm in the United States in 2021 with an aggregate growth rate of 187%. In 2022, Inc. 5000 recognized Tenant Law Group as among the five thousand fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States ( #3,448), one of only forty-two law firms to be recognized. Our clients are California renters who are experiencing any type of dispute with their landlord. We have offices in San Francisco (headquarters), Oakland, and Los Angeles—with plans to expand to at least two more locations in 2022. Our team size is currently thirty-seven, including eleven full-time employees, two part-time employees, and twenty-fourcontractors. We are committed to the work we do for our clients, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously and really value professional development and team building. Here is our mission statement:
Tenant Law Group is dedicated to helping California renters who have been harassed, injured, discriminated against, illegally evicted, or forced to endure inhumane living conditions. We are committed to the ideal that all tenants, regardless of financial resources, are entitled to legal representation. While our clients include renters from all backgrounds, we are especially dedicated to those who are most vulnerable—namely, the indigent, the elderly, immigrants, blue-collar workers, and individuals with disabilities. We believe in doing well by doing good, understand the high demand for tenant rights legal services in California generally and in the Bay Area in particular, and therefore aim to grow our firm as rapidly as possible to serve the approximately eighteen million renters in California. We treat our clients with dignity and respect, and value the personal and professional development of everyone in our organization. Our core values are justice, compassion, professionalism, hard work, and innovation. Tenant Law Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Se habla español.
How to Apply
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