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Nashville Bar Association

Marketing & Communications Director

Nashville Bar Association


Job Summary

The Nashville Bar Association is searching for a dynamic, engaged, energetic addition to their team. The Marketing and Communications Director manages all aspects of print and social media marketing and communications for a 2,500 member organization. This includes, but is not limited to, website management, a bi-monthly printed publication, event marketing, membership engagement materials, and maintaining a relevant social media presence.

Job Responsibilities


  • Maintain NBA website, which includes NBA News page, print issues and “virtual” Journal articles, Member Benefits, Leadership and Committee member updates, 100% Club, Firm Listings, NBA Career Center, Staff info, etc.

Nashville Bar Journal

  • Provide publication layout and design—using the template provided—of award-winning, bi-monthly member magazine, the Nashville Bar Journal. Includes cover art, photography, photo editing, author coordination, editing, and print production management.
  • Liaison between the NBA and the Editorial Committee in setting up meetings, production schedule, providing meeting minutes and corresponding with the editing team.
  • Solicit and contract all advertising.


  • Creation of all event marketing materials as needed, per the Event & Promotions Coordinator. Includes layout, design, and print production.

Annual Attorney Directory

  • Manage all phases of production.
  • Update and verify all member, non-member, court listings, officers and board information.
  • Schedule photographer for headshots.
  • Solicit all advertising, including firm listings, covers, practice areas, and attorney support services.

eBlasts & Social Media

  • Production of the NBA Weekly Update.
  • Coordinate all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.           


  • Budgeting and contract negotiation for all departmental needs
  • Define annual press release schedule and maintain updated media list.
  • Provide photography at all major NBA events; manage SmugMug account.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of marketing, communications, or public relations.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience.

    Critical Competencies

  • Ability to represent NBA in a professional manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple deadlines.
  • Intense attention to detail with accuracy and consistency.
  • Interpersonal skills; ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Computer and software knowledge; experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and website management.
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers.

Additional Information


Medical/Dental/Vision/Long Term Disability

Vacation and Sick Leave


Paid Parking

How to Apply

Email resume and salary requirements to Monica.Mackie@nashvillebar.org.


  • Date Posted: May 27, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Other
  • Working Hours: 8:30pm-5pm, Limited WFH