Marketing & CLE Assistant

Tonkon Torp LLP, an 84 attorney, downtown Portland business law firm, has an opening for a Marketing & CLE Assistant. This position requires a strong work ethic; a can-do attitude; flexibility; excellent professional writing and verbal communication skills; extraordinary attention to detail; ability to multi-task; an aptitude for keeping tasks, files and materials organized; and the ability to work under pressure with a cheerful disposition. 

Under the guidance of the Marketing Director and the Marketing & CLE Coordinator, the Marketing & CLE Assistant will:

  • Assist in planning and conducting receptions, seminars and other client events on and off site.
  • Coordinate sponsorships, table purchases, and charitable contributions.
  • Update print and web attorney biographies and website materials.
  • Manage and update client contact and event databases.
  • Update and manage print materials, such as brochures, handouts, summaries, and other publications.
  • Design simple ads; work with graphic designer on ad and program designs.
  • Coordinate internal data to respond to surveys.
  • Assist with preparation of responses to RFPs and other proposal materials.
  • Update external firm website and social media sites, including posting press releases, photos and other information.
  • Update and manage information on internal firm website.
  • Update and track CLE accreditation for internal programs, and interface with the OSB regarding pending credits and programs.
  • Update and track CLE credits for all firm attorneys.
  • Assist in managing and updating the various firm and department calendars.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Business, Marketing, English or Journalism, be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (including PowerPoint), have exposure to or experience in InDesign and/or Photoshop, have strong computer and technical skills, and be an enthusiastic self-starter who can work independently. At least two years of professional experience is desirable. 

We offer a competitive compensation package and collegial work environment. Tonkon Torp is committed to creating a diverse work environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are seeking to fill this position as soon as possible, and ask that application materials be conveyed promptly. If you possess the required qualifications, please send a cover letter and your résumé by email to or by fax to:  503-972-7413. You may mail or hand-deliver materials to: Human Resources, Tonkon Torp LLP, 1600 Pioneer Tower, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-2099.

At Tonkon Torp we are interested in hiring diverse, experienced and highly skilled staff members. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care.
  • Life and long-term disability insurance.
  • Employer profit sharing contribution.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for rest, relaxation, vacation, personal business, illness.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Transit subsidy.
  • Commute Reimbursement expense account for parking and/or transit expenses.
  • Tuition reimbursement (job-related).
  • Bereavement and jury duty pay.
  • Employee assistance plan.

The firm also offers:
  • Voluntary coverage available at group rates (short-term disability, long-term care, accident, critical care).
  • Service recognition.
  • Free flu shots.
  • On-site training classes.
  • Social events throughout the year.

Contact Us

Director of Human Resources
Tonkon Torp LLP
1600 Pioneer Tower
888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204
Direct Dial: 503-802-2193
Direct Fax: 503-972-3893