Marketing and Social Media Manager


Civil Rights Firm Seeks a Full-Time Marketing and Social Media Manager in San Diego, California

Firm Background:

Sanford Heisler Sharp is a boutique civil rights law firm that litigates public interest and social justice cases that add significant value to individuals and our communities. We have a community of lawyers and legal assistants who are all committed to using the law to help create and enforce a more just society. Since our founding in 2004, we have recovered more than one billion dollars for individual clients and the United States government and have achieved unparalleled success securing extraordinary systemic changes in corporate America.

We represent plaintiffs in individual matters and class actions nationwide. Our lawyers in New York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore specialize in employment and gender discrimination, wage and hour violations, complex civil litigation, whistleblower/qui tam matters, public interest litigation, financial services litigation, prison litigation, and criminal/sexual violence litigation.

To learn more about our firm, please visit our website at

Job Description:

The Marketing and Social Media Manager works under the firm’s Director of Operations and with the firm’s website and PR team to grow the firm’s digital presence and build on its standing in the plaintiffs’ bar.

The Marketing and Social Media Manager will be expected to work well under time pressure and balance a number of responsibilities, including but not limited to: maintaining the accuracy of content on the firm’s website and websites where the firm is listed; generating case pages, press releases, and original social media content; leading the initial drafts of awards submissions and managing an awards submissions calendar; working with attorneys and staff on requesting client testimonials and Google reviews; helping generate and coordinate the placement of advertisements; reviewing and negotiating marketing and social media contracts; and analyzing SEO reports and providing suggestions to the firm’s Chairman and Director of Operations on how to achieve the firm’s marketing goals and overall business objectives.


An applicant must have a bachelor’s degree to be eligible and should be available to start working at our firm as soon as possible.

A competitive applicant will have:

  • a commitment to civil rights and an interest in social justice and public interest litigation;
  • at least 2 years of PR, marketing, or legal media experience;
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • great judgment and attention to detail;
  • proficiency in analyzing SEO data, Adobe, and Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel);
  • strong social media, project management, research, coordination, image editing, and design skills (proficiency in video editing, HTML, CSS, Python, Ruby, Java, or JavaScript is a plus); and,
  • experience working with outside vendors, legal media and publications, and the highest levels of a company’s leadership (experience at a law firm or a boutique PR firm is a plus).

Sanford Heisler Sharp is strongly committed to EEO principles and values a diverse workplace.

Hours: The Marketing and Social Media Manager is expected to work 45+ hours per week (i.e., Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. (PT) to ~6:30 p.m. (PT)).

Salary: The salary for this exempt position is $70,000.00 per annum.

Application Procedure:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their application immediately as decisions are made on a rolling basis.


Applications must include a cover letter, resume, three references, and at least five writing samples. These documents should be sent in Word or PDF to with “Prospective Marketing and Social Media Manager: San Diego” in the email’s subject line.

Reasonable Accommodations:

Sanford Heisler Sharp welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations during any part of the hiring process, please send your request to us by email at or by mail to the following address:

ATTN: Anita Youngkin, Senior Human Resources Director
Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP
700 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20003

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