• Posted: October 06, 2021
  • Location: Winnipeg

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman (TDS) believes that collaboration is essential to providing outstanding professional service. The collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness, and communication, providing better results for clients. With Manitoba roots that run more than 130 years deep, TDS is Manitoba’s largest independent law firm and has long been recognized as a leading full-service law firm dedicated to serving clients and delivering high quality work.



We are currently looking for a Marketing Coordinator, Communications and Events to join our team. The Marketing Coordinator, Communications and Events will primarily support the efforts of the Marketing & Business Development Department as a whole, serving the internal needs of the firm’s lawyers and external clients.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all aspects of sponsorships, client events and receptions, to include, but not limited to all event logistics, execution and evaluation
  • Overseeing internal/external advertising; developing seminar materials and handouts; working or attending the event; measuring return on investment; and ensuring participant follow-up
  • Coordinating profile, rankings, and directory submissions for organizations/publications for the firm, lawyers and practice areas.  
  • Managing all third-party sponsorship agreements, including research, advice, invoicing, and collateral material provision
  • Lead for sporting events execution including ticket distribution for sporting events in private suites including food and beverage ordering
  • Maintain communication with strategic partners, suppliers and other external stakeholders (including marketing agencies, industry partners, charities, not-for-profits, etc.)
  • Lead the research, selection, ordering inventory tracking distribution of branded merchandise and custom corporate gifting.
  • Submitting articles, news and announcements to local and national media outlets
  • Serve as back-up for creating, scheduling and managing regular external communications to include social media, website updates, e-blasts and newsletters.
  • Provide administrative support to the Marketing & Business Development Department


Skills & Abilities

  • Skills, knowledge and experience in producing events, as well as the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities
  • Work effectively in a professional, fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to the development of a professional services marketing career
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A high degree of accuracy, proofreading and strong attention to detail
  • Dependability and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner
  • Naturally has a helpful mindset, client service mentality, and a positive attitude
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and experience in Interaction other CRM programs highly desirable.
  • Sound professional judgment

Physical Requirements

Requires prolonged periods of sitting, with occasional standing
Occasionally lift/move up to 25 lbs.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Culture that values diversity, inclusion, and giving back to the community. Click here for information on TDS Women in Leadership. Click here to watch a community giving video.
  • Work in a team-oriented, friendly, positive and respectful environment
  • Extended health and dental care at no cost
  • Short and long-term disability insurance at no cost
  • Life insurance at no cost
  • State-of-the-art sit stand desks with dual monitors and adjustable chairs
  • Quiet, private break rooms
  • Secure indoor bike racks
  • Ecopass discounts for public transit
  • Northern Lights Lounge for all firm members to enjoy lunch and socialize
  • Natural light throughout office areas
  • True North Square amenities – Hargrave Street Market restaurants, markets, live music, community events, outdoor patio access and fitness facilities at very affordable rates. LEED® Gold certification building with composting, e-recycling, electric car charging, and other eco-friendly features. Click here for a virtual office tour.


This role is a full-time position
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Must be flexible to work some additional hours, for example, attending evening functions from time-to-time.  



How to Apply

Qualified candidates are asked to email a current resume, together with a covering letter stating salary expectations to ccannon@tdslaw.com with Marketing Coordinator, Communications and Events – [YOUR LAST NAME] in the subject line.

In your email, please also let us know where you heard about our job opportunity (website, social media or personal referral).


We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all members of TDS LLP must adhere to our Vaccination and Testing Policy.